The lessons that come from reading the novel Buddy by Nigel Hinton might be masked by how much you have just enjoyed the story, but don’t let an opportunity for learning pass you by. Let this learning scheme bring clarity to the ideas and themes of the novel. The mass of this resource is close reading questions for each chapter. Also included are short answer questions, and topics for debate upon finishing the text. Use the resource as is, choose the best questions for your class, or add your own questions.