Monday, November 8, 2010

Tuesday Trivia

Below are the working titles of several famous works of literature. Can you name their final titles?
  • The High-Bouncing Lover
  • The Last Man in Europe
  • The Strike
  • The Dead Un-Dead
  • Fiesta
  • Catch-18
  • Atticus
  • First Impressions
  • Mistress Mary
  • Ulysses in Dublin
Last Week's Answers

Which Newbury Medal-winning author wrote her first book, Summer to Die about her older sister’s untimely death?

Lois Lowry

After experiencing the death of one child to measles, enduring a devastating accident with another, and nearly losing his wife to a life-threatening stroke during her pregnancy, which children’s author became an unofficial medical expert — designing concepts for a valve for draining fluid from the brain?

Roald Dahl

Which author not only illustrates her own books but also makes her own Vermont maple syrup?

Gail Gibbons

Which author says failed high school classes and needed tutoring in writing and reading?

Avi is very upfront about his learning disability and is known for encouraging young people to write despite their own difficulties.

Which world famous children’s author and World War II pilot wrote solely for adults for the first fifteen years of his writing career?

Roald Dahl

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