Falling Uphill book cover and Scott standing on the edge of Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
Falling Uphill readers guide
Falling Uphill reader's guide for individuals or book clubs.

Falling Uphill Reader Guide

Falling Uphill Anniversary Edition: One man's quest for happiness around the world on a bicycle. By Scott Stoll.
Falling Uphill Anniversary Edition: One man’s quest for happiness around the world on a bicycle. Now a rare best-selling, award-winning independent book. Scott’s story has been seen by millions across the globe.

Note: This guide is for the adult book. If you are a teacher or parent, please see Classroom Resources for material related to Scott’s trip around the world on a bicycle and his children’s books.

The reader’s guide contains a list of thought-provoking questions, quizzes, and more to help readers and book clubs re-live Scott’s quest for happiness around the world on a bicycle and, perhaps, re-imagine the possibilities of your own life.

Since Scott is always surprised by how other people view life and interpret Falling Uphill, please send us any ideas you have, and we’ll add them to the guide. Thanks.

  • Download the Reader’s Guide PDF for adults.
  • Get bulk discounts on Falling Uphill for your book club. Contact us for details.
  • Scott is also available to visit your reader’s group for a chapter reading or mini slideshow. He is available either virtually or in the Cincinnati metro area.

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