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1. The disclaimer on the title page describes Harris and Me as a work of fiction, but the author admits most of the book is nonfiction. Why is the disclaimer that "any resemblance .. . to any person living or dead is unintended" necessary?

2. What characteristics make Harris a leader?

3. Discuss various ways that the chapter subheadings add to the reader's pleasure and involvement in the story.

4. Which of the boys' adventures strikes you as the most humorous? The most dangerous?

5. What bonds are established between Me and the Larson family? What role does Me come to play in the family?

6. How much influence do the adults in the novel have on Harris and Me?

7. What are the values associated with living, working, and growing up on a farm?

8. Why do stories need mischievous characters like Harris?

9. Although the novel is primarily comic, what other emotions does the novel stir...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Harris and Me: A Summer Remembered 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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