Blossom Culp and the Sleep of Death Topics for Discussion

Richard Peck
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1. In the prologue the reader is presented with a picture of a deserted tent show, hidden behind a grove of trees, and whipped by November's cold winds. Is the prologue necessary? What mood does it convey?

2. How does Blossom feel about her mother? Support your answer with examples from the book.

3. How does Letty feel about her mother? Again give examples from the novel.

4. Why is Letty president for life of the S.T.&B.F.S.? What type of girls are members? Why did they exclude Blossom from the sisterhood?

5. What is the sleep of death? How does the spirit of Princess Sat-Hathor explain it? Describe the ancient Egyptian burial traditions.

6. Blossom is sometimes mischievous. Why did she plant the worm in the sandwich? Why did she start the fire at the outhouse?

7. What was Blossom's topic for the history project, and why did she...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Blossom Culp and the Sleep of Death from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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