Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Write a story about Leonard's summer vacation with Alan on Mars.

Would Mars have some of its own connections with different planes of existence?

2. The Waka-Wakians make a big fuss over drinking fleegix. What foods in our culture do we make a big fuss over? What are the rituals involved?

3. Do you ever look for bookstores in the city you live in or one you live close to. What kinds do you favor?

Provide a guide to your favorite bookstores and what they sell.

4. Leonard's father is in the rag business. What is the rag business? What services does it provide? How does it make a profit?

5. What are the civilizations mentioned in Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars? Which ones did Pinkwater invent? Which others are imaginary but part of cultural tradition (for instance, Atlantis)? Are there any real ancient civilizations mentioned in the...

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