Oakville Public Library Battle of the Books 2014 Video Subtitles

Junior Round Grand

Warm-ups
Q: In which book do four children step through a wardrobe and enter the magical land of Narnia?
A: Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, The by CS Lewis

Q: In what book in "A Series of Unfortunate Events" do the Beaudelaire children become orphans after their parents perish in a disastrous fire?
A: Bad Beginning, The by Lemony Snicket


Popular
Q: In which popular book, the last in a series, does the Titan Typhon ravage his way across America?
A: Last Olympian, The by Rick Riordan

Q: In which popular book, the last in a series, does a 7th year Hogwarts student find the strength to find and destroy Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes?
A: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling


Canadian
Q: In which Canadian book does 12 year-old Jackson realize that he can control other peoples' actions with sometimes frightening results, especially when the head of the Sentia Institute plans to use Jackson for his own benefit?
A: Hypnotists, The by Gordon Korman

Q: In which Canadian book does Hans join Countess Angela von Schwanenberg on a quest to save her parents from an evil archduke and to discover his true identity?
A: Grave Robber's Apprentice, The by Allan Stratton


Award Winning
Q: In which award winning book does a bat named Shade go to the jungle to rescue his father and others from cannibal bats?
A: Sunwing by Kenneth Oppel
Notes: CLA Book of the Year 2000

Q: In which award winning book is young Sherlock Holmes aided by a pair of crows in his search for evidence to clear a man wrongly accused of murder?
A: Eye of the Crow by Shane Peacock
Notes: Hackmatack Children's Choice Award, 2008 & Arthur Ellis Award


Fairy Tales/Folk Tales - No Author Points
Q: In which fairy tale do Arabian thieves gain access to their treasure with the words "Open Sesame"?
A: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
(Accept: Ali Baba)
Notes: No author points

Q: In which fairy tale does a cobbler find newly made shoes left for him every morning when he awakes?
A: Shoemaker and the Elves, The
Notes: No author points


Canadian
Q: In which Canadian book does Kevin Messenger start having haunting dreams of a shipwreck when his family inherits a house from a mysterious stranger?
A: Ghosts of the Titanic by Julie Lawson

Q: In which Canadian book does Thea uncover the mystery of a small child who disappeared almost fifty years ago from the Double R Ranch, after her father takes a job at the ranch and they move into one of the old cabins?
A: Missing by Becky Citra


New
Q: In which popular book does Grace Cahill save a precious piece of art, containing vital clues, from the Nazis?
A: Operation Trinity by Clifford Riley

Q: In which popular book do Daq and Sera use an invention and travel back in time to Christopher Columbus' voyage and change events that have affected the future?
A: A Mutiny in Time by James Dashner


Award Winning
Q: In which award winning book does a gorilla decide he must find a better life for a baby elephant left at the rundown circus themed mall where he lives?
A: One and Only Ivan, The by Katherine Applegate
Notes: Newberry 2013

Q: In which award winning book does Cash, a young pitbull, perform several heroic deeds, and is finally reunited with her boy, MacKenzie.
A: Dog Lost by Ingrid Lee
Notes: 2009-2010 Hackmatack Award


Character - No Author Points
Q: Which character hires two thugs to steal Dalmatian puppies and keep them hidden in an old abandoned home where she plans to use the dogs' fur for clothes.
A: Cruella de Vil
Notes: No author points

Q: Which character rules over Wonderland, plays croquet with flamingos, and shouts "off with her head"?
A: Queen of Hearts
Notes: No author points


Classic
Q: In which classic book does a boy have many adventures in Never Never Land with his friends Wendy, Jane and Michael?
A: Peter Pan by JM Barrie

Q: In which classic book does a wise and mysterious Merlin single young Wart out for a magical education because he will one day be King Arthur?
A: Sword in the Stone, The by TH White


Popular
Q: In which popular graphica book does sixth grader Raina have an accident that causes her to undergo years of painful procedures to fix her teeth?
A: Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Q: In which popular graphica book, 5th in the series do we learn why Max Griffin is serving the elf king?
A: Amulet: Prince of Elves by Kazu Kibuishi

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