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=Battle of the Books=
==<span style="color:#FFFFFF; background:#0000FF; padding:2px;">Regional Questions</span>==
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? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:05, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
#In which book does the main character steal his brother's "orange-and-white striped rugby" shirt? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:13, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
#Which book was written for Nation Novel Writing Month or [http://www.nanowrimo.org/ NaNoWriMo]? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:20, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
#In which book does a character possesses a rag doll kitten named Clementine? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:25, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
#In which book does the main character not learn the names of his three younger siblings until almost five years after they were born? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:42, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
#In which books does the main character's grandmother live in Hawaii and prefers to wear muumuus? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:44, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
#In which book does the main character find a mysterious note in his father's Bible? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:46, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
#In which book does the main character tend a hydroponic garden? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:48, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
#In which book does the mother discover the flour in their pantry has gone rancid? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:50, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
#In which book does the father suffer from ergotism? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:57, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
''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! 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? [[User:Johntg|John Gillette]] 22:05, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
===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 by Wendelin Van Draanen''

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