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Battle Of The Books Practice Quiz - Quiz

This book by Jonathan swift was written at a time when there was a clash between modern learning and ancient learning. Let us do the same as we try and cover the 7 books have been covered from 2011 to 2012. Do you believe you know the well? Try the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In what book does a character have a burning desire to be a friend?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    H. Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia
    Explanation
    In the book "Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia," a character has a burning desire to be a friend.

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  • 2. 

    In what book does a character pick dead leaves off potted plants and put them in the pockets of their jeans?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    H. Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia
  • 3. 

    In what book is a character taller than everybody in 6th grade and even taller than lots of 8th graders?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    H. Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia" because this book is the only one that suggests a character who is taller than everybody in 6th grade and even taller than lots of 8th graders.

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  • 4. 

    In what book does a character have a talent for finding the good in everybody?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    H. Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia
  • 5. 

    In what book does a character go home from school for lunch every day?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    G. Small Steps
    Explanation
    In the book "Small Steps," a character goes home from school for lunch every day.

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  • 6. 

    In what book do a character's earliest memories involve swinging past purple blossoms?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    G. Small Steps
    Explanation
    In the book "Small Steps," a character's earliest memories involve swinging past purple blossoms.

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  • 7. 

    In what book does a character get pleasure from looking at a teddy bear?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    G. Small Steps
    Explanation
    In the book "Small Steps," a character finds pleasure in looking at a teddy bear.

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  • 8. 

    In what book does a character get the creeps from flying monkeys?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    F. 11 Birthdays
    Explanation
    In the book "11 Birthdays", a character gets the creeps from flying monkeys.

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  • 9. 

    In what book does a Green Jaguar catch a character's eye?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    F. 11 Birthdays
    Explanation
    In the book "11 Birthdays," a Green Jaguar catches a character's eye.

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  • 10. 

    In what book is a character's suit straining to button across his or her belly?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    F. 11 Birthdays
    Explanation
    In the book "11 Birthdays," a character's suit is straining to button across his or her belly.

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  • 11. 

    In what book does a character see the kind of smile you see on the Nature Channel before one seemingly harmless animal devours another?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    F. 11 Birthdays
  • 12. 

    In what book is a character described as looking like one of George Washington Carver's experiments with legs?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    E. Bud, Not Buddy
    Explanation
    In the book "Bud, Not Buddy," a character is described as looking like one of George Washington Carver's experiments with legs.

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  • 13. 

    In what book would a song as sweet as light shining through stained glass windows and as captivating as a story in a book?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    C. Tale of Despereaux
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tale of Despereaux" because the book is known for its beautiful and enchanting storytelling. The comparison of the song to light shining through stained glass windows suggests that it is a captivating and mesmerizing experience, just like reading a story in a book. "Tale of Despereaux" is a well-loved children's book that is often praised for its lyrical and evocative writing style, making it a fitting choice for a song described in such a way.

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  • 14. 

    In what book do tears cause a character to break the last ancient rule?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    C. Tale of Despereaux
    Explanation
    In the book "Tale of Despereaux," tears cause a character to break the last ancient rule.

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  • 15. 

    In what book does a collective shiver of disgust prove that a character cannot be trusted?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    C. Tale of Despereaux
    Explanation
    In the book "Tale of Despereaux," a collective shiver of disgust proves that a character cannot be trusted.

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  • 16. 

    In what book does darkness have a physical presence?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    C. Tale of Despereaux
    Explanation
    In the book "Tale of Despereaux", darkness has a physical presence. This can be seen through the character of Roscuro, a rat who is drawn to darkness and causes chaos in the story. The book explores the themes of light and darkness, with darkness symbolizing fear, evil, and despair. The physical presence of darkness adds depth to the story and helps to create a sense of conflict and suspense.

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  • 17. 

    In what book does a rope have a dual purpose?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    C. Tale of Despereaux
    Explanation
    In the book "Tale of Despereaux," a rope has a dual purpose as it is used both as a means of escape and as a tool for rescuing the main character, Despereaux.

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  • 18. 

    In what book does a character offer the solace a sympathetic ear can provide?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    C. Tale of Despereaux
    Explanation
    In the book "Tale of Despereaux," a character offers the solace that a sympathetic ear can provide.

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  • 19. 

    In what book does a library help prepare for a field trip?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
    Explanation
    In the book "Ghost of Fossil Glen," a library helps prepare for a field trip.

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  • 20. 

    In what book does a precipice presumably have caused a fall?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
    Explanation
    In the book "Ghost of Fossil Glen," a precipice presumably causes a fall.

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  • 21. 

    In what book does a new real estate development spell major changes in a serence area of town?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
  • 22. 

    In what book does a burst of frustration produce an unexpected clue to a mystery?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
    Explanation
    In the book "Ghost of Fossil Glen," a burst of frustration leads to an unexpected clue to a mystery.

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  • 23. 

    In what book is an 800 number used to gain information?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
    Explanation
    In the book "Ghost of Fossil Glen," an 800 number is used to gain information.

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  • 24. 

    In what book does a character hear a voice that was soft and soothing and seemed to be coming from inside her head?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
    Explanation
    In the book "Ghost of Fossil Glen," a character hears a voice that is soft and soothing and seems to be coming from inside her head.

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  • 25. 

    In what book does a character receive a book with blank pages?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
    Explanation
    In the book "Ghost of Fossil Glen," a character receives a book with blank pages.

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  • 26. 

    In what book does a character's report card contain comments about her "active imagination"?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
    Explanation
    In the book "Ghost of Fossil Glen," a character's report card contains comments about her "active imagination."

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  • 27. 

    In what book does a character receive an official desk?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
    Explanation
    In the book "Ghost of Fossil Glen," a character receives an official desk.

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  • 28. 

    In what book was a test question "Who is buried in Grant's tomb"?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Ghost of Fossil Glen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ghost of Fossil Glen" because the question asks for the book in which a test question about who is buried in Grant's tomb appears. Since this question is specifically asking for a book title, the correct answer would be the title of the book that includes this test question.

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  • 29. 

    In what book do colors from a quilt fade so much that it's hard to recognize?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    A. Time for Andrew
    Explanation
    In the book "Time for Andrew," the colors from a quilt fade so much that it becomes difficult to recognize.

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  • 30. 

    In what book is a character allowed to rest on the parlor sofa?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    A. Time for Andrew
    Explanation
    In the book "Time for Andrew," a character is allowed to rest on the parlor sofa.

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  • 31. 

    In what book is a character afraid of cemeteries?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    A. Time for Andrew
    Explanation
    In the book "Time for Andrew," a character is afraid of cemeteries.

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  • 32. 

    In what book does a character see licorice for sale by the yard?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    A. Time for Andrew
    Explanation
    In the book "Time for Andrew," a character sees licorice for sale by the yard.

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  • 33. 

    In what book does the wind balloon someone's tee shirt?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    A. Time for Andrew
    Explanation
    In the book "Time for Andrew," the wind balloons someone's tee shirt.

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  • 34. 

    In what book is someone told to "eat wholesome foods, drink milk, and take your tonic"?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    A. Time for Andrew
    Explanation
    In the book "Time for Andrew," someone is told to "eat wholesome foods, drink milk, and take your tonic."

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  • 35. 

    In what book would a character's shout wake the person who fell asleep at his post?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    D. Swindle
    Explanation
    In the book "Swindle," a character's shout would wake the person who fell asleep at his post.

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  • 36. 

    In what book is a character nicknamed "The Man with the Plan"?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    D. Swindle
    Explanation
    The character nicknamed "The Man with the Plan" can be found in the book "Swindle".

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  • 37. 

    In what book is a store more like a museum where you could look but not touch?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    D. Swindle
    Explanation
    Swindle is the correct answer because in the book "Swindle" by Gordon Korman, a group of kids discover a rare and valuable baseball card and decide to sell it. However, when they take it to a local store, they find out that the owner has swindled them and refuses to give them a fair price. The store in the book is described as more like a museum where you can look at valuable items, but you are not allowed to touch or buy them.

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  • 38. 

    In what book does a bike fly through the air, causing a character to leave much of his elbow on the concrete curb?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    D. Swindle
    Explanation
    In the book "Swindle", a bike flies through the air, causing a character to leave much of his elbow on the concrete curb.

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  • 39. 

    In what book does a character believe that living creatures have a sophisticated radar that can sense the emotions around them?

    • A.

      Time for Andrew

    • B.

      Ghost of Fossil Glen

    • C.

      Tale of Despereaux

    • D.

      Swindle

    • E.

      Bud, Not Buddy

    • F.

      11 Birthdays

    • G.

      Small Steps

    • H.

      Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia

    Correct Answer
    D. Swindle
    Explanation
    In the book "Swindle," a character believes that living creatures have a sophisticated radar that can sense the emotions around them.

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