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The Indian in the Cupboard
Submitted by Children on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 14:10
The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks
A nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life in the cupboard and befriends him.
- Why is Omri disappointed with Patrick's gift?
- Why doesn't Omri call his family when he discovers the Indian is alive?
- Why does Omri do almost everything Little Bear wants? Why does Omri sometimes wonder if he's right to give Little Bear certain things?
- Why does Omri agree to show the Indian to Patrick?
- Why is Omri so sure that Patrick has put a plastic figure in the cupboard while he is in the kitchen?
- How does Omri show he is more responsible about the little men than Patrick?
- What do you think about the idea of Omri taking Little Bear and Boone to school?
- Why is Omri surprised that Boone and Little Bear Want to go back to their own worlds?
- Do you think Omri and Patrick are right to send Little Bear and Boone back to their own time?
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