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Friday, May 21, 2010

Burning Questions from Rhode Island Readers

Do you have a question to ask Kate Klise? Put it here in the comments and we'll ask her to answer as many as she can when she comes to the RI State House on June 12th. Please hurry - June 12th is coming soon!

Here are a few questions from a mom who attended a Regarding the Fountain book discussion at the East Smithfield Public Library:

1.Do you know the ending of the book before you start?
2. What inspired you to write this book in letter form?
3. Is the main character based on someone you know?
4. Did you have to research the formats and styles for all of the different letters?

So, readers, what are your questions? Ask away!!

1 comment:

  1. 4th graders from Mrs. Peltier's class are reading the book in library class. We have the following questions for the author:

    1. Why did you decide to incorporate a mystery into the story?

    2.Why did you write the story as a series of letters?

    3. Will there be a sequel to this book?

    4. Is there a fountain like the one in the book in existence?

    5. Did something like this actually happen to you or a friend?

    6. What inspired you to write a book about fountains?

    7. Is Dry Creek Middle School based on an actual school?

    8. Are any of the characters based on actual people?

    9. Why do the titles of your books frequently start with “Regarding the...”

    Thank you!

    Mrs. Vincelette
    Maisie Quinn Elementary School
    West Warwick, RI