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In the book "The Secret Garden", how does Mary find the garden's key?

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A Robin Digs It Up. In the 15th century, the robin was given the name Robin Redbreast, which was later shortened to robin.

What day is the birthday of fictional bear "Winnie-the-Pooh"?

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October 14th. A fictional bear created by A. A. Milne, "Winnie-the-Pooh" debuted in a self-titled first volume in 1926.

What was Jane Austen's sister's name?

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Cassandra. Cassandra was Jane's best friend and confidante.

Which best seller is about in heaven, life is explained by five people?

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The Five People You Meet In Heaven. "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" stayed on the New York Times Best Seller List for 95 weeks.

What is the title of the last "A Series of Unfortunate Events" book, published in 2006?

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The End. Daniel Handler wrote the "A Series of Unfortunate Events" books, the last of which was published in 2006, under the name "Lemony Snicket".

Who beats Jesse in the race in "Bridge to Terabithia"?

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Leslie. A marathon race is 26.2 miles long.

Which Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. book uses the phrase "so it goes" repeatedly after any character's death?

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Slaughterhouse-Five. The phrase "so it goes" appears 116 times in Kurt Vonnegut's novel "Slaughterhouse-Five".

What is the name of the old grey donkey in "Winnie-the-Pooh"?

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Eeyore. A festival called "Eeyore's Birthday Party", named for the A.A. Milne character, has been held annually in Austin, Texas for 44 years.

The movie "Die, Monster, Die" was based on which H.P. Lovecraft story?

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The Colour Out Of Space. H.P. Lovecraft's "The Colour Out of Space" was written in 1927.

What was the title of John Grisham's first published novel?

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A Time To Kill. "A Time To Kill" was rejected by many publishers before it was given a shot with Wynwood Press.

Who enforces the thoughtcrime laws in "Nineteen Eighty-Four"?

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Thought Police. The phrase "Big Brother is Watching You" was introduced in George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four".

The book "Grey Lensman" was written by whom?

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E E "Doc" Smith. E E "Doc" Smith was a food engineer that specialized on pastry and doughnut mixes.

Where does the Arthur Miller play "Death of a Salesman" end?

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Willy's Funeral. In the story, Willy is married to Linda and they have two sons - Biff and Happy.

Who is Harry Bosch's new rookie partner in Michael Connelly's "The Overlook"?

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Iggy Ferras. Harry Bosch's mother was a prostitute in Hollywood.

What book genre is "The Giver"?

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Science Fiction. Lois Lowry is the author of "The Giver".

Which story is about uncovering evidence of a scientific trickery?

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Deception Point. "Deception Point" has to do with concealing evidence of extraterrestrial life.

In Catherine Coulter's "Double Take", Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock work for which agency?

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FBI. Applications for working at the FBI are available online at fbi.gov/jobs.

What year was "The Handmaid's Tale" published?

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1985. "The Handmaid's Tale" was written by Margaret Atwood and won the 1985 Governor General's Award.

What is the basic premise of "Nineteen Minutes" by Jodi Picoult?

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A School Shooting. As part of Jodi Picoult's research for "Nineteen Minutes", she worked with a grief counselor who helped after the Columbine shooting.

Anne Frank wrote "The Diary of a Young Girl" in what city?

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Amsterdam. Anne Frank received her diary from her parents on her 13th birthday.

 

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