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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.
 
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.
  
===Bartoletti, Susan Campbell. The Boy Who Dared===
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===The Boy Who Dared===
===Bingham, Kelly. Shark Girl===
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''The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti''
===Bodeen, S. A. The Compound===
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===Shark Girl===
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''Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham''
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===The Compound===
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''The Compound by S.A. Bodeen''
 
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*In which book does a family consider cannibalism in order to survive?
 
*In which book does a family consider cannibalism in order to survive?
  
===Colfer, Eoin. Airman===
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===Airman===
===Connor, Leslie. Waiting for Normal===
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''Airman by Eoin Colfer''
===Dowell, Frances O'Roark. Shooting the Moon===
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===Waiting for Normal===
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''Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor''
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===Shooting the Moon===
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''Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell''
 
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*In which book is gin rummy often played between a young man and a girl?
 
*In which book is gin rummy often played between a young man and a girl?
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*In which book does a girl named Cindy have several invisible friends?
 
*In which book does a girl named Cindy have several invisible friends?
  
===Green, Tim. Football Genius===
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===Football Genius===
===Hiaasen, Carl. Scat!===
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''Football Genius by Time Green''
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===Scat!===
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''Scat! by Carl Hiaasen''
 
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*In which book did their teacher drive a blue Prius?
 
*In which book did their teacher drive a blue Prius?
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*In which book does a character live at 777 Buzzard Boulevard?
 
*In which book does a character live at 777 Buzzard Boulevard?
  
===Jaramillo, Ann. La Linea===
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===La Linea===
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''La Linea by Ann Jaramillo''
 
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*In which book is an American soccer jersey given to a friend as a going-away gift?
 
*In which book is an American soccer jersey given to a friend as a going-away gift?
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*In which book do three characters get caught in a sand storm?
 
*In which book do three characters get caught in a sand storm?
  
===Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks===
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===Frankie Landau-Banks===
===Prineas, Sarah. Magic Thief===
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''The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart''
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===Magic Thief===
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''Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas''
 
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*In which book is a character amazed that his locus magicalicus did not kill the boy?
 
*In which book is a character amazed that his locus magicalicus did not kill the boy?
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*In which book does a large green jewel "call" to a boy?
 
*In which book does a large green jewel "call" to a boy?
  
===Scott, Michael. The Alchemyst: the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel===
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===The Alchemyst===
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''The Alchemyst: the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott''
 
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*In which book was the Yggdrasill frozen by the sword Excalibur?
 
*In which book was the Yggdrasill frozen by the sword Excalibur?
  
===Smith, Roland. Elephant Run===
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===Elephant Run===
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''Elephant Run by Roland Smith''
 
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*In which book is a boy sent to live with his father on a teak plantation?
 
*In which book is a boy sent to live with his father on a teak plantation?
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*In which book does tiger skin drive an animal crazy?
 
*In which book does tiger skin drive an animal crazy?
  
===Sonnenblick, Jordan. Notes from the Midnight Driver===
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===Notes from the Midnight Driver===
===Van Draanen, Wendelin. Runaway===
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''Notes from the Midnight Driver by John Sonnenblick''
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===Runaway===
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''Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen''
 
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Revision as of 20:34, 9 February 2011

Battle of the Books - 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.

The Boy Who Dared

The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti


Shark Girl

Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham


The Compound

The Compound by S.A. Bodeen


Airman

Airman by Eoin Colfer


Waiting for Normal

Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor


Shooting the Moon

Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell


Football Genius

Football Genius by Time Green


Scat!

Scat! by Carl Hiaasen


La Linea

La Linea by Ann Jaramillo


Frankie Landau-Banks

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


Magic Thief

Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas


The Alchemyst

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


Elephant Run

Elephant Run by Roland Smith


Notes from the Midnight Driver

Notes from the Midnight Driver by John Sonnenblick


Runaway

Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen


Battle of the Books - 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


Shark Girl

Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham


The Compound

The Compound by S.A. Bodeen


  • In which book does a family consider cannibalism in order to survive?

Airman

Airman by Eoin Colfer


Waiting for Normal

Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor


Shooting the Moon

Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell


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

Football Genius

Football Genius by Time Green


Scat!

Scat! by Carl Hiaasen


  • In which book did their teacher drive a blue Prius?
  • In which book did someone find a stuffed rat named Chelsea Evered?
  • In which book did a student write an essay on The Curse of the Persistent Pimple?
  • In which book does a character live at 777 Buzzard Boulevard?

La Linea

La Linea by Ann Jaramillo


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

Frankie Landau-Banks

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


Magic Thief

Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas


  • In which book is a character amazed that his locus magicalicus did not kill the boy?
  • In which book is a young boy very skilled at unlocking locks by simply using a couple of wires kept hidden in his clothing?
  • In which book does the main character reveal that he has never had a cold, in fact, has never been sick?
  • In which book is a spell used to turn a character into a cat?
  • In which book is it dangerous to mix slowsilver with tourmalifine?
  • In which book does a boy find a locked chest full of rocks?
  • In which book is Rowan assigned to tutor a new student?
  • In which book does a servant knit a black woolen sweater for the main character?
  • In which book does a large green jewel "call" to a boy?

The Alchemyst

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


  • In which book was the Yggdrasill frozen by the sword Excalibur?

Elephant Run

Elephant Run by Roland Smith


  • In which book is a boy sent to live with his father on a teak plantation?
  • In which book do a boy and girl have to shave their eyebrows off?
  • In which book is an old man able to "talk" to elephants?
  • In which book does a father explain to his son that he may have to go live in Australia?
  • In which book does a boy hide in the river until danger passes?
  • In which book does a father write a message in the dirt to his son?
  • In which book does tiger skin drive an animal crazy?

Notes from the Midnight Driver

Notes from the Midnight Driver by John Sonnenblick


Runaway

Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen