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Regional 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.

The Boy Who Dared

The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti


  1. In which book is a boy playing with lead soldiers while his brother criticizes his military strategy? John Gillette 16:19, 18 April 2011 (UTC)
  2. In which book does a character attend a church that has an Article of Faith which says that people have a right to worship how, where, or what they want? John Gillette 16:24, 18 April 2011 (UTC)
  3. In which book do two boys volunteer to aid the police in solving a neighborhood murder? John Gillette 16:48, 18 April 2011 (UTC)
  4. In which book is does Ernst vom Rath's death cause rioting? John Gillette 18:05, 18 April 2011 (UTC)
  5. In which book does a character sing You Are My Sunshine in a loud voice? John Gillette 18:10, 18 April 2011 (UTC)
  6. In which book is a character told that idealism is the most dangerous doctrine of all? John Gillette 18:22, 18 April 2011 (UTC)
  7. In which book does a character invite friends over to listen to the radio?John Gillette 18:41, 18 April 2011 (UTC)
  8. In which book do characters agree not to share each other's names if they are arrested?John Gillette 18:41, 18 April 2011 (UTC)

Shark Girl

Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham


  1. In which book does a character experience 'phantom pain?'
  2. In which book does a character receive a lot of fan mail?
  3. In which book was a character an award-winning artist?
  4. In which book does the character dream that an alligator ate her arm?
  5. In which book does the character enjoy cooking vegetarian?
  6. In which book is the character 'prescribed' a journal?
  7. In which book
  8. In which book

The Compound

The Compound by S.A. Bodeen


  1. In which book does a family consider cannibalism in order to survive? John Gillette 22:05, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  2. In which book does the main character steal his brother's "orange-and-white striped rugby" shirt? John Gillette 22:13, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  3. Which book was written for Nation Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo? John Gillette 22:20, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  4. In which book does a character possesses a rag doll kitten named Clementine? John Gillette 22:25, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  5. In which book does the main character not learn the names of his three younger siblings until almost five years after they were born? John Gillette 22:42, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  6. In which books does the main character's grandmother live in Hawaii and prefers to wear muumuus? John Gillette 22:44, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  7. In which book does the main character find a mysterious note in his father's Bible? John Gillette 22:46, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  8. In which book does the father suffer from ergotism? John Gillette 22:57, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  9. In which book does this date and location play an important part: July 16, 1945, Trinity test site?John Gillette 16:46, 22 February 2011 (UTC)
  10. In which book does the main character have a "peanut butter sandwich, decrusted and cut diagonally into fourths" on the first rainy day of second grade?John Gillette 16:50, 22 February 2011 (UTC)

Airman

Airman by Eoin Colfer


  1. In which book does the main character witness his mentor's murder?John Gillette 16:30, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  2. In which book are prisoners forced to mine underwater?John Gillette 16:36, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  3. In which book are diamonds hidden underneath Suaeda salsa plants?John Gillette 16:46, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  4. In Which book does a character poison himself with wolfs-bane?John Gillette 16:54, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  5. In which book does a blind man compose music on a cave wall?John Gillette 18:07, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  6. In Which book is the hero's secret hideout named the Forlorn Tower?John Gillette 18:08, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  7. In which book does Queen Victoria attend another Queen's coronation?John Gillette 18:09, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  8. In Which book does a character leave home in order to study in Glasgow?John Gillette 18:11, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  9. In which book is the commander of the army able to form a group called the Holy Cross Guard to conduct raids?John Gillette 18:27, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
  10. In Which book is the Statue of Liberty displayed in Paris?John Gillette 18:41, 11 April 2011 (UTC)

Waiting for Normal

Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor


  1. In which book does the character call her grandfather "Grandio?"
  2. In which book is the characters mother frequently chatting online?
  3. In which book does the character play a flute?
  4. In which book does the character get a hamster named Piccolo?
  5. In which book do the characters watch a TV show called "Jeanette for the Judgment?"
  6. In which book does the character frequently use the Webster's dictionary?
  7. In which book does a character work for a mail-order company?
  8. In which book do the characters dine at Numbskull Dorry's?
  9. In which book do Soula and Elliot work at a mini-mart?

Shooting the Moon

Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell


  1. In which book is gin rummy often played between a young man and a girl?
  2. In which book do two siblings enjoy playing Army in the backyard as youngsters?
  3. In which book does a girl look forward to getting a letter, but instead receives a roll of film?
  4. In which book does a young man give up college for the army?
  5. In which book does a father complain, "You can live your life or you can watch it."?
  6. In which book does a girl named Cindy have several invisible friends?

Football Genius

Football Genius by Time Green


  1. In which book did a thief want to return an item stolen?
  2. In which book was coach more interested in himself than his team?
  3. In which book did a quarterback play because his dad was coach?
  4. In which book did cell phones and signals play an important part?
  5. In which book did a boy jump off a bridge?
  6. In which book was a snake used as a lie?
  7. In which book were two kids locked-up in a mini-jail?
  8. In which book

Scat!

Scat! by Carl Hiaasen


  1. In which book did their teacher drive a blue Prius?
  2. In which book did someone find a stuffed rat named Chelsea Evered?
  3. In which book did a student write an essay on The Curse of the Persistent Pimple?
  4. In which book does a character live at 777 Buzzard Boulevard?
  5. In which book did a substitute teacher force students to sing lullabies?
  6. In which book did a student eat a teacher's pencil?
  7. Which book was partially set in Black Vine Swamp?

La Linea

La Linea by Ann Jaramillo


  1. In which book is an American soccer jersey given to a friend as a going-away gift?
  2. In which book are the occupants of a bus asked to get off with all of their belongings?
  3. In which book does a pamphlet contain a tip to always "Follow the power lines south."?
  4. In which book does a character carry letters from her mother in a cloth purse?
  5. In which book does a brother write a message in black across his sister's chest?
  6. In which book would a larger pair of pants help guard against scorpions?
  7. In which book are two teens instructs to "take care of their feet?"
  8. In which book do three characters get caught in a sand storm?
  9. In which book did they slaughter a goat?
  10. In which book were characters fearful of the chupacabra?

Frankie Landau-Banks

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart


  1. In which book is the character's favorite food guacamole and favorite color white?
  2. In which book did a character meet a boy while eating custard on the beach?
  3. In which book does the main character play ultimate frisbee?
  4. In which book do the characters refer to the She-Wolf?
  5. In which book is a character gifted a Superman shirt?
  6. In which book was there 'The Night of 1000 Dogs'?
  7. In which book is the character nicknamed "Bunny Rabbit?"
  8. In which book was there a scavenger hunt for a giant guppy?
  9. In which book does a character read The Code of the Woosters?
  10. In which book was there a Geek Club Conglomerate?
  11. In which book does a character get burned by a steam pipe?

Magic Thief

Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas


  1. In which book is a character amazed that his locus magicalicus did not kill the boy?
  2. In which book is a young boy very skilled at unlocking locks by simply using a couple of wires kept hidden in his clothing?
  3. In which book does the main character reveal that he has never had a cold, in fact, has never been sick?
  4. In which book is a spell used to turn a character into a cat?
  5. In which book is it dangerous to mix slowsilver with tourmalifine?
  6. In which book does a boy find a locked chest full of rocks?
  7. In which book is Rowan assigned to tutor a new student?
  8. In which book does a servant knit a black woolen sweater for the main character?
  9. In which book does a large green jewel "call" to a boy?
  10. In which book was a character exiled from a city?
  11. In which book was the school named Academicos?
  12. In which book was a character particularly fond of biscuits and bacon?

The Alchemyst

The Alchemyst: the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott


  1. In which book was the Yggdrasill frozen by the sword Excalibur? John Gillette 22:05, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  2. In which book does a character work at The Coffee Cup? John Gillette 18:13, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  3. In which book is the main character searching for "The Complete Works of Charles Dickens twenty-seven volumes, red leather binding" when he is introduced to the reader? John Gillette 20:14, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  4. In which book does an elderly blind woman run an antiques shop? John Gillette 18:24, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  5. In which book are the main characters' parents archeologists who are on a dig in Utah?John Gillette 18:29, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  6. In which book is a character trapped in the basement of Enoch Enterprises? John Gillette 18:31, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  7. In which book does Aunt Agnes live in Pacific Heights? John Gillette 19:39, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  8. In which book does the spectral form of Jefferson Miller help send a message to the heroes of the story? John Gillette 19:50, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  9. In which book was a character responsible for choosing coronation date for Queen Elizabeth I? John Gillette 19:57, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  10. In which book is a movie company blamed for damages to a small town? John Gillette 20:12, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  11. In which book was a character mentioned who appeared in both this book and the Harry Potter novels?
  12. In which book did the boy tear pages from a book?
  13. In which book did she(?) have three faces?
  14. In which book did a ghost play an important part as a messenger?
  15. In which book was there a vampire who didn't drink blood?
  16. In which book was the house alive?
  17. In which book did Excalibur kill?
  18. In which book was there a bookshop looking for workers, no readers?

Elephant Run

Elephant Run by Roland Smith


  1. In which book is a boy sent to live with his father on a teak plantation?
  2. In which book do a boy and girl have to shave their eyebrows off?
  3. In which book is an old man able to "talk" to elephants?
  4. In which book does a father explain to his son that he may have to go live in Australia?
  5. In which book does a boy hide in the river until danger passes?
  6. In which book does a father write a message in the dirt to his son?
  7. In which book does tiger skin drive an animal crazy?
  8. In which book does a boy initially live in Kansas, but then moves to London? John Gillette 16:39, 22 February 2011 (UTC)
  9. In which book was the first improvement to a cattle station was a natshin?John Gillette 17:43, 22 February 2011 (UTC)
  10. In which book does a character live in a country that borders Laos and Thailand?John Gillette 17:59, 24 February 2011 (UTC)

Notes from the Midnight Driver

Notes from the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick


  1. In which book does the main character break a lawn gnome?
  2. In which book does a character work in the Egbert P Johnson Memorial Home for the Aged?
  3. In which book does a character frequently speak Yiddish?
  4. In which book does a character correspond with a judge?
  5. In which book did the main character's dad date his son's third grade teacher?
  6. In which book did the characters both read Angela's Ashes?
  7. In which book did a character know the jazz great, Thelonius Monk?
  8. In which book do divorced parents get back together?
  9. Which book features musicians referred to as the cha-KINGS?
  10. In which book is the main character nicknamed 'The Um?'
  11. In which book do the characters attend a Sadie Hawkins Dance?
  12. In which book is a female character trained in karate?

Runaway

Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen


  1. In which book does a family use Sani-Flush in their toilet? John Gillette 17:32, 19 April 2011 (UTC)
  2. In which book is Shooting Star heading for Aaronville? John Gillette 17:33, 19 April 2011 (UTC)
  3. In which book is the key to getting away to hide then hold for at least thirty minutes? John Gillette 17:34, 19 April 2011 (UTC)
  4. In which book book does a character pretend to be a judge at the Westminster Dog Show? John Gillette 17:35, 19 April 2011 (UTC)
  5. In which book is the police given a pair of underwear? John Gillette 17:51, 19 April 2011 (UTC)
  6. In which book does a character eat canned hash with tortillas under a bridge? John Gillette 17:04, 20 April 2011 (UTC)
  7. In which book does a character write that nobody wants to be hidden under a rug and forgotten? John Gillette 17:22, 20 April 2011 (UTC)
  8. In which book is a character worried that a man and his dog are stalking her? John Gillette 17:33, 20 April 2011 (UTC)