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Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers

June 7, 2013

Children’s: What monster does Grover discover, at the end of The Monster at the End of This Book?

Classics: What 19th-century novelist was best known in his own time for Typee, a fictionalized account of his stay with Polynesian “cannibals”?

Non-Fiction: What children’s writer told of her life as young Beverly Bunn, in the memoir A Girl From Yamhill?

Who stopped writing memoris long enough to create Chinese-American hippie Wittman Ah Sing, star of her first novel, Tripmaster Monkey?

Authors: What famed playwright got the nickname “Doc” at age two, for his prowess with a toy stethoscope?

Book Bag: What novel by Michael Crichton sends its heroes through a “quantum foam wormhole” to 14th-century France?


6 Comments leave one →
  1. Karen D permalink
    June 7, 2013 9:40 am

    Cookie Monster?
    Maxine Hong Kingston
    Tennessee Williams? (No idea, really.)

    • Karen D permalink
      June 7, 2013 9:41 am

      or maybe Grover discovers himself. I seem to remember a mirrored back page in one of these books…

  2. June 7, 2013 10:06 am

    1. Grover discovers himself
    2. Melville
    5. Neil Simon

    That’s all I got this time

  3. June 7, 2013 11:21 am

    Children’s: Himself! I loved that book when I was little.

    Book Bag: Timeline

  4. June 7, 2013 5:13 pm

    2. Herman Melville 3. Beverly Cleary 4. Maxine Hong Kingston

  5. June 10, 2013 8:22 am

    Children’s: Grover
    Classics: Herman Melville
    Non-Fiction: Beverly Cleary
    Book Club: Maxine Hong Kingston
    Authors: Neil Simon
    Book Bag: Timeline

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