Each group has written twenty questions or so about the first section of their book. I asked them for a couple of highlights. Here were the nominations.
Island of the Blue Dolphins.
What happened to Karana’s mother?
Will Karana stay on the island? If she leaves, will she arrive at her destination?
Why did the girl disappear?
What is the mechanical hound trying to kill?
Red Scarf Girl.
Why do you think Ji-Li wants to be a Red Successor?
Do you think she’ll tell her classmates about her class status? Why?
My Brother Sam Is Dead.
What did Sam’s father say about his brother’s wind? Why did he say that?
What side will Timmy be on?
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.
Why do you think Junior’s sister wants to write romance novels?
Will the kids in the white school like Junior?
Life As We Knew It.
How was the world outside the
affected by the meteor that struck the moon? US
Why couldn’t scientists predict the effects of the meteor?