40 pages 1 hour read

Jordan Sonnenblick

Falling Over Sideways

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2016

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Essay Topics


Compare and contrast Claire’s middle school and dance school experiences. How does she act when around friends from each school? Does she like one school more than the other? Explain.


Claire and her father used to play a game where he’d catch her. What significance does this game have in the novel?


Compare Regina, Ryder, and Roshni. How are they similar? How are they different? How do they evolve by the narrative’s end?