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Building Questions

Below is a heading for each title. Please add your question to the appropriate title. Remember answers to all questions should be just a title/author of a book.


After Ever After

by Jordan Sonnenblick


1. What book is the sequel to “Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie”?

2. In what book do the main characters have cancer?

3. In what book does a boy need a bone marrow transplant?

4. In what book is the main character going on a bike ride to raise money?

5. In what book does the main character walk across the stage at graduation for his friend?

6. In what book do the characters work on strengthening their bodies during gym class?

7. In which book does a guidance counselor have a bowl of candy hearts in her office?

8. In which book does a character use "Dangerous_pie" as an IM screen name?

All the Broken Pieces

by Ann Burg


  1. 1. What book is a novel in verse?

2. In what book is the main character Vietnamese?

3. What books takes place shortly after the Vietnamese war?

4. Two books are about baseball. Name one of them.

5. In which book does the main character find comfort in playing the piano?

6. In which book is there a team named the Lions?

Along for the Ride

by Sarah Dessen


  1. 1. What book takes place the summer before the main character starts college?

2. In what book does the main character spend the summer with her father, stepmother and stepsister?

3. In what book does the main character do accounting for a boutique?

4. In what book does the main character stay up all night with a friend?

5. What book takes place on a beach?

6. In what book does the main character learn how to ride a bicycle?

7. In what book is there a colicky baby?

Anything but Typical

by Nora Raleigh Baskin


1. In what book is the main character Autistic?

2. In what book does Jason not like it if someone sits in “his” computer chair?

3. In what book does the main character like to write?

4. In what book does the cousin make fun of the main character?

5. In what book does the main character make a friend on a writing blog?

6. In what book does the main character enter a contest to go to a writing convention?

7. In what book does Jason find out that his on-line friend will be where he is?

8. In what book does the main character try to hide his condition from his new friend?

9. In what book does the main character make friends with a blind girl?

10. In which book does a character travel to Dallas, Texas?

11. In which book does a character write a story about a man who was so worried about being hurt or dying that he invented a machine that malfunctioned, ironically killing him?

Batboy

by Mike Lupica


  1. 1. What book takes place in Detroit?

2. In what book do Brian and Finn stay overnight in the baseball clubhouse?

3. In what book is Hank Bishop Brian’s hero?

4. In what book does Brian get food for Willie at McDonald’s?

5. In what book does his hero help the main character improve his baseball skills?

6. In what book is Brian able to help his hero with his baseball skills?

7. In what book does Brian use videos to help Hank?

8. In what book does Liz invite Hank to dinner?

9. In which book does a character not wish to be a hero?

10. In which book does the main character's father work and live overseas for his job?

Beastly

by Alex Flinn


  1. In which book is there an "Unexpected Changes" chat room?
  2. In which book is Kyle's dad a network news guy?
  3. In which book did this phrase occur " you are ugly now, on the inside where it matters most."
  4. In which book does looking in the mirror show what other people are doing?
  5. In which book is there a character named Kendra?


1. What book takes place in New York City?

2. What book is based on a famous fairy tale?

3. In what book is the father a television news anchor?

4. In what book is there a housekeeper named Magda?

5. In what book does a boy find himself transformed in another creature?

6. In what book is there a snobby girlfriend who wants an orchid rather than a white rose?

7. In what book does Kyle give a white rose to the girl taking tickets?

8. In what book does the main character invite two different girls to the same dance?

9. In what book is the main character transformed so that he will be as ugly on the outside as on the inside?

10. In what book is Kendra a Goth girl/witch?

11. In what book does the father take his son to many doctors in order to find a cure?

12. In what book is the main character given a mirror in which he can see people?

13. In what book does the main character use a mirror to look up his classmates?

14. In what book does Kyle discover Linda, the girl with the white rose, and see that her father is a drug addict?

15. In what book are Kyle and Magda moved to a 5 story house in Brooklyn?

16. In what book does the main character build a rose garden and greenhouse?

17. In what book is there a blind tutor by the name of Will Fratalli?

18. In what book is there a chat group with Silent Maid and Froggie as members?

19. In what book does the main character have Linda brought to his “castle” house to rescue her from her father?

20. In what book do the characters go to upstate New York in order to experience snow?

21. In what book does Linda run away to care for her father?

22. In what book is a beast seen running through streets and on the subway?

23. In what book does the main character change his name to Adrian?

24. In what book does the main character take walks in the city late at night wearing a coat and scarf and have people think he is homeless?

25. In what book does Linda tell the main character that she loves him so that he changes back to a man.?

Boost

by Kathy Mackel


1. In what book does Savvy receive a Tennessee warm-up suit?

2. In what book is Savvy a short-cut for Savannah?

3. In what book is Callie a short-cut for Calliope?

4. In what book is the father a former professional golfer?

5. In what book does the main character play basketball?

6. In what book has the family moved from New Mexico to a farm in Rhode Island?

7. In what book does the main character feel like a freak because of her height?

8. In what book does the family raise sheep?

9. In what book does the family live with “Aunt Betty”?

10. In what book does one of the main characters take steroids to lose weight and help build her body?

11. In what book is a husky voice and hair on her chin a sign of steroid use?

12. In what book does a cheerleader need to lose weight?

13. In what book is a party held in a big barn?

14. In what book does Savvy collect used socks in her gym bag for good luck?

15. In what book is there a coach by the name of Kronos?

The Last Thing I Remember

by Andrew Klavan


1. What book is the first book in the Homelanders series?

2. In what book does the main character awaken and not know where he is?

3. In two books the main characters have memory issues. Name one of them.

4. In what book does the main character wake up in a concrete bunker, bloody and bruised?

5. In what book does the main character listen to George Strait while he does his homework?

6. In what book does the main character have a number written on his hand in black marker?

7. In what book is there a Lord of the Rings poster on the main character’s wall?

8. In what book does Charlie use a “Word of the Day” calendar?

9. In what book does the main character give a karate demonstration at his school?

10. In what book is there a karate teacher by the name of Sensei Mike?

11. In what book does the main character remember a Churchill card that says, “Never give in.”?

12. In what book does the main character rub a strap on a rough spot on a chair until it breaks?

13. In what book does the main character aim for a “black square” in order to escape?

14. In what book does the main character crash a truck and take a gun from the floor of the truck as well as the keys?

15. In what book is there a flashlight on the key chain?

16. In what book Charlie escape the hounds by dropping into a sinkhole?

17. In what book does the main character want to be a fighter pilot in the Air Force?

18. In what book does Alex undergo a personality change after his parents divorce?

19. In what book does Alex accuse Charlie of being a “goody-goody”?

20. In what book is the main character being chased by both terrorists and police?

21. In what book does the main character emerge from a cave to find a little girl watching him?

22. In what book does Cathy Simmons take the main character to her house so that he can call his parents?

23. In what book does Cathy Simmons betray the main character while he takes a shower?

24. In what book is the main character convicted of murdering his former best friend?

25. In what book has a year passed since the last day that the main character remembers?

26. In what book is Beth the potential girlfriend?

27. In what book does the main character escape from a police cruiser?

28. In what book does the main character uncover plans to assassinate the Secretary of Homeland Security?

29. In what book does the main character rescue Jane from being assaulted by a drunk?

30. In what book is the woman’s apartment filled with newspapers?

31. In what book do two of the characters collect empty cans in order to purchase a bus ticket?

32. In what book does Jane keep repeating, “Electricity is the secret.”?

33. In what book is there a bomb on Indian Canyon Bridge?

Operation Yes

by Sara Lewis Holmes


1. What book takes place on a military base in the south?

2. In what book does Gari’s mother go to Afghanistan and send her to live with relatives?

3. In what book does the teacher use masking tape on the first day of school?

4. In what book is there an old green couch?

5. In what book is the Miss Loupe’s brother in Afghanistan?

6. In what book does the teacher’s brother become lost and injured?

7. In what book is there a stunt pilot?

8. In what book does Bo’s family move to Japan?

9. In what book are there lots of little green men?

10. In what book do the students join together to help their teacher and their school?

11. In what book is a play produced?

12. In which book does a character eat a breakfast of scrambled eggs with pickles?

13. In which book is Taped Space a key to the story?

Pop

by Gordon Korman


1. In what book is it football season?

2. In what book does one of the characters have Alzheimer’s disease?

3. In what book does a former professional football player teach a high school student?

4. In what book do the characters meet by a statue in a park?

5. In what book does the older man involve the boy in playing pranks with him?

6. In what book does the main character help place an old man in a care facility?

7. In what book does a man jump off of the top of the bleachers?

8. In which book does a character mistake an ATM for a candy machine?

9. Which book is named for the sound a body sometimes makes when tackled?

Purple Heart

by Patricia McCormick


  1. 1. Two books take place in Iraq. Name one of them.

2. In two books soldiers receive Purple Hearts. Name one of these books.

3. In what book is Matt in the hospital with a brain injury?

4. In what book does a soldier struggle to remember what happened?

5. In what book was a young child killed while wearing soccer shoes?

6. In what book does the soldier think he is responsible for killing a child?

7. In what book does Matt realize that the child he liked was an informer for the other side?

8. In what book were the soldiers in an alley when Ali was killed?

9. In what book are former palaces being used by the military?

Red Glass

by Laura Resau


  1. In which book do people in a car invite a policeman to their picnic along the side of a road?
  2. In which book does a small boy fall down a mountainside while helping his parents pick coffee berries?
  3. In which book is a great-aunt a refugee from Bosnia?
  4. In which book does one of the characters have the nick-name "lime-girl"?
  5. In which book does the village decorate the street with pictures made of colored sawdust for the parade?
  6. In which book does a boy and his father jump onto the side of a train to cross a border?
  7. In which book do fireworks scare a great-aunt because they remind her of her house being bombed?
  8. In which book does a glass, a flannel shire, a pair of sunglasses and limes make the main characters feel safe?
  9. In which book did a great-grandmother when she was young fall in love with a gypsy boy but did not marry him?
  10. In which book does the grandmother do a limpia (clean the spirits) of two women using copal inside a house filled with smoke and coals?
  11. In which book is a little boy found alive in a desert after his parents have perished?
  12. In which book does a boy carry a secret in a carved wooden box?
  13. In which book do two people climb a hill to the village chapel to pray to the Virgin of Snows?
  14. In which book does the grandmother throw the corn and sees a vision of blood, sharp things and heavy things?
  15. In which book does a young girl travel alone on a bus to the border to help her boyfriend and his father?
  16. In which book is a boy saved four times by a woman in white?
  17. In which book does the story begin and end in Tucson, Arizona?
  18. In which book does a boy in a hospital wake up to find his attacker in the bed next to him?
  19. In which book does the girl have a British mother and a Mexican step-father?
  20. In which book does a girl dive down into the stream to retrieve her boyfriend's mother's jewels?
  21. In which book does the great-aunt take nine tins of fruitcake on their trip?
  22. In which book does a boy receive a lizard slingshot?
  23. In which book does a boy have the nick-name "principito," little prince?
  24. In which book are passages from the book The Little Prince quoted?
  25. In which book does the girl love the poetry by ee cummings?
  26. In which book does a man always wear a flannel shirt to protect him from cold winds?
  27. In which book does a great-aunt spend time in a prison of war camp?
  28. In which book does a boy end up in a hospital in Guatemala?

Sunrise Over Fallujah

by Walter Dean Myers


2. In what book is the uncle a veteran of the Vietnam War?

3. Name a book that takes place during the Iraq War.

4. In what book does the son enlist in the army rather than go to business college as he father wants?

5. In what book were the soldiers working in Civil Affairs to help the people rather than see combat?

6. In what book do the soldiers use ROE or Rules of Engagement cards?

7. In what book are body bags described as a “line of green”?

8. In what book is Jonesy “all about the blues”?

9. In what book does the main character Robin receive the nickname “Birdy” from his friend, Marla?

10. In what book was Ahmed the interpreter?

11. In what book does Victor order a monkey charm on E-bay and instead receive a real stuffed monkey?

12. In what book do the soldiers play soccer with a boy named Omar?

13. In what book are the soldiers pulled of the smelly muck by the Iraqi’s using rope and two mules?

14. In what book does the main character kill someone for the first time when he saves his friend from being raped?

15. In what book is the theme song of the monkey “Survivor”?

16. In what book is the last mission to exchange kidnapped children for detonators?

17. In what book does the uncle not want to talk about his war experiences?

18. Name a book in which the main character receives a Purple Heart.

19. In what book are the soldiers confused because they don’t know who to trust?

Unwind

by Neal Shusterman


1. What book takes place after the Second Civil War between the Pro-Life and Pro-Choice armies?

2. In what book can a parent choose to have their child harvested between the ages of 13 and 18?

3. What book’s title refers to the harvesting of all body parts?

4. In what book are cures for diseases no longer researched and persons are just given a new body part?

5. In what book does Conner run away from his family?

6. In what book does Risa run away from a state home?

7. In what book is Risa an accomplished pianist?

8. In what book is Lev given a big party before his family sends him away?

9. In what book has Lev been raised to be a tithe?

10. In what book are the characters trying to hide in the woods to escape from the “Juvey Cops”?

11. In what book is the story of Humphry Dunfee told?

12. In what book can babies be “storked”?

13. In what book can babies be left on a doorstep at dawn?

14. In what book does Risa take a baby to prevent it from going to the state home?

15. In what book does a teacher help students find an underground route to safety?

16. In what book are Clappers considered a danger?

17. In what book do the characters spend time living an antique store basement?

18. In what book does a teacher take the baby when the other characters leave in an ice cream truck?

19. In what place is the destination for the main characters called “the graveyard”?

20. In what book does Lev meet Cy-Fi and follow him to Joplin, Missouri?

21. In what book does Cy-Fi have 1/8 of a shoplifter’s brain in him?

22. In what book are the main characters put into a shipping crate and loaded into a plane?

23. In what book do the characters spend time in an airplane junkyard in Arizona?

24. In what book is there a harvest camp in Happy Jack, Arizona?

25. In what book is Risa placed on the roof of the building and told to play classical pieces on the piano?

26. In what book does Connor recognize Lev among the “tithes”?

27. In what book do Lev, Mai and Blaine wear special Band-Aids?

28. In what book does Roland sense when each of his body parts leaves him?

29. In what book do some characters replace their blood with explosives?

30. In what book is Connor given the name “E. Robert Mullard” when he wakes in a hospital?

31. In what book does Risa refuse a new spine so that she can’t be unwound?

32. In what book does Lev get adopted by his brother?

33. In what book do those who are wards of the state have the last name “Ward”?

34. In what book is Harlan Dunfree’s 26th birthday celebrated at his father’s ranch in west Texas?

35. In what book does Connor take over managing the graveyard from the admiral?

36. In what book does Congress decide to change the age range for unwinding?

Woods Runner

by Gary Paulsen


  1. 1. What book is historical fiction?

2. What book takes place in 1776?

3. What book takes place during the Revolutionary War?

4. In what book do Samuel and his parents live in a small settlement in the woods?

5. In what book does the main character return home to find his house burned and his parents missing?

6. In what book does the main character get shot in the cheek by an Indian?

7. In what book is the boy cared for by Coop after he is shot?

8. In what book does the main character try to steal a chicken from a farm?

9. In what book does Annie prevent a boy from stealing food?

10. In what book do German soldiers attack and burn a farm leaving only one survivor?

11. In what book does Samuel try to track his parents by following footsteps?

12. In what book do Samuel and Annie become “siblings”?

13. In what book does a man with a wagon and two dogs help two children?

14. In what book does a boy find his parents in New York City?

15. In what book is a boat used to rescue the main characters parents?

16. In what book does a soldier help the main characters get to Philadelphia?

17. In what book do the parents start a school for war orphans?

18. In what book does the main character return to the forest after the war?