105 pages 3 hours read

Gordon Korman


Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2012

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Multiple Choice

1. What is the most reasonable interpretation of Donovan’s reason for not controlling his impulses in the first part of the story?

A) He does not have the ability to resist his impulses.

B) He resents his school and is trying to upset the staff.

C) He does not really understand that actions have consequences.

D) He thinks that his actions will make him a hero to other students.

2. Which is the best characterization of Donovan’s intelligence?

A) He is a logical thinker but sometimes struggles to understand other people.

B) He is clever at things he enjoys but does not really value education.

C) He is smart about other people and their feelings but has no academic ability.

D) He is a creative problem solver but has to learn how to apply himself in school.

3. Which most accurately conveys the impact Donovan and his ASD classmates have on one another’s growth as people?

A) They become harder-working people.

B) They become less predictable people.

C) They become more well-balanced people.

D) They become less impulsive people.

4. What is the most accurate characterization of Dr. Shultz throughout most of the novel?

A) He is overwhelmed and anxious.