79 pages 2 hours read

Alan Gratz

Two Degrees

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2022

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Essay Topics


How do the characters in Two Degrees reflect their journey to coming of age by the end of the novel? In what ways are they still childlike, and how have they matured?


Why does Gratz anthropomorphize natural forces throughout the book? How does giving the natural forces agency change the narrative? In what ways does the anthropomorphizing help or hinder the characters?


How would you convince Lars and other climate change skeptics that the phenomenon is real? Write a persuasive essay with three reasons to support your arguments using passages from the text.