Conversation Starters

From Chicken Soup for the Soul: Be The Best You Can Be

Conversation Starters

1. Page 145 is the first page of the story “The Little Girl Who Dared to Wish.” What was Amy’s wish?

2. “The Kindness Cure” begins on page 151. Betsy acted like a bully to Monica while Monica was nothing but kind to Betsy. Why did Monica choose to be kind to someone being mean to her? How did Betsy change from the beginning to the end of the story?

3. In the story “Solving a Fifth Grade Problem” on page 165, The Pink Ladies are a group of girls who bully Alena. It’s Alena’s friend Amy who comes to her defense at the end. If you were Alena, how would you have solved the problem yourself?

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