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|You could be vacationing in Italy where the shoreline is beautiful. The Italian word for beautiful is also the name of a lead character in a book. Which one of the names is it?|
Bella-"Twilight". Bella is Italian for beautiful. Zinnia is a flower, and I am unsure about the others. "Twilight" is written by Stephenie Meyer.
|You could also be studying ermines. Which of these book characters has a close friend that is usually an ermine?|
Lyra-"The Golden Compass". Lyra's daemon Pan usually take the form of an ermine. None of the other characters have ermine friends that we know of. "The Golden Compass" is written by Philip Pullman.
|Maybe you could be watching a documentary on World War II. Which of these characters comes from a book that takes place during World War II?|
Annemarie"-Number the Stars". "Number the Stars" is about a young girl helping some Jewish friends escape to Sweden. It's written by Lois Lowry.
|You could also be writing an extra credit report for your teacher. Right now you're working on a country that's famous for its museum that starts with L . It is the same country that this "Girls of Many Lands" character comes from.|
Cecile-"Gates of Gold". Cecile's story takes place in France, and is about life in the French court. The Louvre is the museum that starts with L. This book was written by Mary Casanova.
|You might also be reading an online blog about Greek Mythology. Which of the characters comes from a book having to do with Greek Mythology?|
Thalia-"The Sea of Monsters". The "Sea of Monsters" is the second book in "The Percy Jackson and Olympians series". They are about children that are half human and half Greek god/goddess. Thalia doesn't come in till the very end of the book. Rick Riordan writes these.
|Maybe you are in Ireland, visiting a museum about The Great Famine of the 1840s and 1850s. Which book and character relate to this subject?|
Nory-"Nory Ryan's Song". "Nory Ryan's Song" is a novel about a young girl helping her family survive during the famine. The only other answer option that has to do with Ireland is "Kathleen: The Celtic Knot", and that takes place in the 1900s. It is authored by Patricia Reilly Giff.
|Perhaps you are sinking your teeth into a juicy red apple. Which character lives on an apple plantation?|
Ida-"Ida B.". The cover is an apple. This book is about a girl adjusting from home school to public school, and dealing with her mother's cancer. Katherine Hannigan wrote this book.
|You could be watching a comet zoom through the sky. Which character dreams of finding a comet or asteroid?|
Ally-"Every Soul a Star". Ally keeps a piece of a comet in a pouch around her necklace. It came from a piece her grandfather was hit by. Wendy Mass wrote this book.
|You might be admiring your friend's flower garden. It just so happens that this book's main character's name is that of a flower. This book is also about uncovering a trail. Which character and book set is this?|
Zinnia-"Chasing Redbird". Zinnia uncovers the Bybanks-Chocton Trail in this book. It is also about coming to terms with the deaths of loved ones. Written by Sharon Creech.
|This book was written by Karen Hesse. The main character is named Billie Jo. It is about living in the American Dust Bowl. What is it called?|
Out of the dust. Billie Jo's mother dies in a dust storms, which is what this book is centered around. Again, written by Karen Heese.
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