Taking Terri Mueller Topics for Discussion

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1. Before reading the book, discuss what kind of a person a kidnapper is.

What do kidnappers care about? How do they act? Terri thought, "Kidnappers were sinister men, ugly men, violent men. Kidnappers had cut off a boy's ear and sent it to his family. This was to prove they would do what they said if they didn't get their money.

Money was what kidnappers cared about ... "

2. In the book Shaundra tells Terri, "If you had to be kidnapped, you couldn't have picked a nicer looking guy to do it." Discuss how appearances can be deceiving, and how children are often lured by kidnappers.

3. A simile explains one object or idea by comparing it to another, such as "the red licorice on her hands looked like the red ink on the divorce papers." Make a list of the many similes in the story and explain what they...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Taking Terri Mueller 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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