Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars Topics for Discussion

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1. Why do the Waka-Wakians fall for the hoax of the Nafsulians?

2. The word Nafsulian contains an anagram of the word snafu. What other examples of wordplay are there in Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars?

3. Does reading Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars make going to school more bearable?

4. How well developed are the characters in Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars? Are they mostly just jokes, or are they fleshed out?

5. When did you realize that Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars was not going to be just another book about a lonely kid who does not like school?

Were you surprised with the direction the plot took?

6. "It's a work of art," he said. "You don't have to know what it means."

What does Uncle Boris mean by this?

7. Clarence Yojimbo says, "But none of that stuff about spacemen building the great...

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