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1

What are Leigh's middle and last names?

Leigh Marcus Botts

2

Which one of Mr. Henshaw's books did Leigh read first? when?

Ways to Amuse a Dog; second grade

3

Leigh had a dog named Bandit, when his parents got divorced who got Bandit?

Leigh's dad got Bandit

4

When did Leigh read his second Mr. Henshaw book?

In fifth grade

5

What is Mr. Henshaw's first name?

Boyd

6

Why did Leigh's parents divorce?

Because of his father's truck

7

What is Leigh's dad's first name and occupation (job)

Bill; trucker

8

What is Leigh's mom's first name and occupation (job)

Bonnie, caterer

9

What does Leigh's mom want to become?

A nurse's assistant

10

Where did Leigh and his mom move to after the divorce?

To Pacific Grove

11

Why did Leigh start his diary, when?

Because he missed writing letters to Mr. Henshaw; sixth grade

12

Why did Leigh stop writing letters to Mr. Henshaw and when?

Because he realized Mr. Henshaw was busy; in the fifth grade

13

Why did Leigh's mom stop riding in the truck with his dad?

Because Leigh was born

14

When on his truck how does Leigh's dad communicate?

By Citizens' Brand radio

15

Leigh's dad sent him $20 what did he spend it on?

A burglar alarm for his lunch box

16

Why did Leigh need a burglar alarm for his lunch box? did the alarm work?

So some one would stop stealing his good food from Kathy, his mom's boss; yes

17

Leigh made a friend because of his lunch box alarm, what was his name?

Barry

18

When Barry came over for dinner what food did they have?

Casserole

19

What was the name of the story Leigh entered in the young authors contest?

A Day on Dad's Rig

20

What did Leigh's story win?

Honorable Mention

21

How did Leigh get to have lunch with the author?

One of the winners cheated

22

`Who was the author Leigh had lunch with?

Angelina Badger

23

How did Mrs. Badger describe Mr. Henshaw?

A young man with a twinkle in his eye

24

At the end of the book Leigh's dad came to see him. why?

Because he was waiting for a load of broccoli in Ohio