Questions and Topics for Discussion
“There has been an earthquake in my life,” says Carolina “Nine” Livingston, inviting you inside an experience that fascinates everyone—an affair between a teacher and a student—and giving an up close-and-personal answer to the question: How does this happen?
A novel about a love so intense that the person you’re with becomes your world, Teach Me is a book that makes you question, makes you think, and most of all makes you feel.DISCUSSION QUESTIONSDo you know anyone who has had a crush on a teacher? If so, what did he or she do about it?
Have you or anyone you know ever had your heart broken as badly as Nine? If so, how did you or the other person handle the heartbreak?
Do you know anyone who’s dated someone much older, or had any other kind of relationship that people would say is wrong? If so, how did it turn out?
Have you ever had a secret so deep you felt you had to keep it from even your best friend?
Do you think Mr. Mann meant to have a relationship with Nine from the very beginning?
Does Mr. Mann truly love Nine?
Is what happens between Nine and Mr. Mann wrong, even after Nine turns eighteen and is legally an adult? If so, why?
What is about Mr. Mann that makes Nine fall so hard for him?
What do you think of the way Nine reacts after Mr. Mann ends their relationship? Is she justified or does she go too far?