Literacy Day Name The Book Contest

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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After reading the book quote, choose the book that you believe it came from. Good Luck and Have Fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter.  That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly." 
    • A. 

      The Swamp Down Yonder by T. La Malfa

    • B. 

      The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

    • C. 

      Sailing Down the Mississippi by Samuel Clemens

    • D. 

      The Widow Douglas Takes in Huck by H. Douglas

  • 2. 
    Somebody help me!”
    • A. 

      When the Wind Blows by James Patterson

    • B. 

      The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars

    • C. 

      Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Patterson

    • D. 

      Go Big or Go Home by Will Hobbs

  • 3. 
    “From the snap of the ball to the snap of the first bone is closer to four seconds than to five.”  
    • A. 

      The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke

    • B. 

      Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konigsburg

    • C. 

      The Blindside by Michael Lewis

    • D. 

      The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

  • 4. 
    “I’d never given much thought to how I would die—though I’d had reason enough in the last few months—but even if I had, I would not have imagined it like this.”
    • A. 

      The Huntress by L. J. Smith

    • B. 

      The Chronicles of Vladimir Todd by Heather Brewer

    • C. 

      Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

    • D. 

      The Vampire Diaries by L. J. Smith

  • 5. 
    Meet George Beard and Harold Hutchins.
    • A. 

      How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long

    • B. 

      Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett

    • C. 

      The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

    • D. 

      Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems

  • 6. 
    Gram and Grim, bless their pointed little heads, they’re my mother’s people, her parents, and they figured whoa!  Better put this little critter with other little critters his own age, maybe it will improve his temper.
    • A. 

      Harris and Me by Gary Paulsen

    • B. 

      Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

    • C. 

      Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

    • D. 

      Dogsong by Gary Paulsen

  • 7. 
    That fool of a fairy Lucinda did not intend to lay a curse on me.  She meant to bestow a gift.  When I cried inconsolably through my first hour of life, my tears were her inspiration.  Shaking her head sympathetically at Mother, the fairy touched my nose.  “My gift is obedience.  ------will always be obedient.  Now stop crying, child.”
    • A. 

      Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

    • B. 

      A Series of Unfortunate Events “The Bad Beginning” by Lemony Snicket

    • C. 

      Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

    • D. 

      Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

  • 8. 
    The night Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another...
    • A. 

      Freak the Mighty by Ronan Philbrick

    • B. 

      The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

    • C. 

      Max and Ruby by Rosemary Wells

    • D. 

      Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

  • 9. 
    "My name is India Opal Buloni, and last summer my daddy, the preacher, sent me to the store for a box of macaroni-and-cheese, some white rice, and two tomatoes and I came back with a dog."
    • A. 

      Old Yeller by Fred Gipson

    • B. 

      Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

    • C. 

      Ribsy by Beverly Cleary

    • D. 

      Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

  • 10. 
    "If you children are bad," she warned, "or if you answer a problem wrong, I'll wiggle my ears, stick out my tongue and turn you into apples!"
    • A. 

      The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

    • B. 

      The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

    • C. 

      Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

    • D. 

      Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

  • 11. 
    "There was a flash of lightning, and in its glare I noticed that Mr. Monroe was carrying a little bundle-a bundle with tiny glistening eyes."
    • A. 

      Bunnicula by James Howe

    • B. 

      The Yearling by Marjorie Rawlings

    • C. 

      Holes by Louis Sachar

    • D. 

      Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

  • 12. 
    Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say they were perfectly normal, than you very much.
    • A. 

      The Lightning Thief by Neil Gaiman

    • B. 

      The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

    • C. 

      Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

    • D. 

      The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • 13. 
    "For me, summer is basically a three-month guilt trip."
    • A. 

      James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

    • B. 

      Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney

    • C. 

      Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days by Stephen Manes

    • D. 

      Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

  • 14. 
    "The villagers of Little Hangleton still called it 'the Riddle House,' even though it had been many years since the Riddle family had lived there."
    • A. 

      The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

    • B. 

      The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

    • C. 

      The Hobbit by J.R. Tolkien

    • D. 

      Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

  • 15. 
    "Where's Pa going with that ax?"
    • A. 

      Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

    • B. 

      Old Yeller by Fred Gipson

    • C. 

      Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

    • D. 

      Call of the Wild by Jack London

  • 16. 
    In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.
    • A. 

      Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

    • B. 

      A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

    • C. 

      Eloise by Kay Thompson

    • D. 

      A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

  • 17. 
    There is no lake at Camp Green Lake.
    • A. 

      A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

    • B. 

      The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

    • C. 

      The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman

    • D. 

      Holes by Louis Sachar

  • 18. 
    “The two constants in my life, Mrs. Cora thought: baseball and the thump thump thump of another train, like my own personal rap music.”
    • A. 

      Heat by Mike Lupica

    • B. 

      Baseball in April by Gary Soto

    • C. 

      One Fat Summer by Robert Lipsyte

    • D. 

      The Boy Who Saved Baseball by John H. Ritter

  • 19. 
    “From her training, Tally knew that she could close her eyes and use the merest echoes to navigate the forest blind, like a bat following its own chirps.”  
    • A. 

      Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen

    • B. 

      Wolf Rider by Avi

    • C. 

      Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

    • D. 

      Specials by Scott Westerfield

  • 20. 
    But on a Saturday morning like this, underneath all the sun and blue sky, with the guys in the line already into their blocks and Nate feeling as if he had all day to throw the ball—feeling that weird calm he always felt in the pocket—he had all the answers.
    • A. 

      The Man Who Ruined Football by Elston Brook

    • B. 

      Ball Don’t Lie by Matt De La Pena

    • C. 

      Million Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica

    • D. 

      Raiders Night by Robert Lipsyte

  • 21. 
    “More than anything Massie wanted to collapse on the freshly waxed floor, curl into the fetal position, and roll straight into the school shrink’s office.”  
    • A. 

      Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

    • B. 

      Time Capsule by Lurlene McDaniel

    • C. 

      Bratfest at Tiffany’s by Lisi Harrison

    • D. 

      Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson

  • 22. 
    “The Yeehats tell of a Ghost Dog that runs at the head of the wolf pack.”                                                             
    • A. 

      Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    • B. 

      Marley and Me by John Grogan

    • C. 

      Call of the Wild by Jack London

    • D. 

      Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner

  • 23. 
    “He was awake, jerked suddenly into consciousness in the black stillness of the house.”
    • A. 

      The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi

    • B. 

      Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

    • C. 

      Artemis Fowl The Lost colony by Eoin Colfer

    • D. 

      The King’s Equal by Katherine Paterson

  • 24. 
    “But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, all losses are restored and sorrows end.”
    • A. 

      Indian School by Gloria Whelan

    • B. 

      Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

    • C. 

      Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

    • D. 

      Memories of Anne Frank by Alison Leslie Gold