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Zindel, Paul
AR Quiz No. 780 EN

Mr. Pignati, a lonely old man with a dark secret, befriends John and Lorraine, two high school sophomores.

ATOS Book Level:5.5
Interest Level:Upper Grades (UG 9-12)
AR Points:6.0
Word Count:35766
Topic – Subtopic:Award Winners-SLJ Best Book; Award Winners-Boston Globe/Horn Book Award/Honors; Award Winners-ALA Notable/Best Books; Award Winners-Margaret A. Edwards Award; Interpersonal Relationships-Friendship; Mysteries-Secrets;

Quiz Answers

How much money did Lorraine and John con out of Mr. Pignati?

What were John’s nicknames for his mother and father?
The Bore and the Old Lady

What did Lorraine’s mother do for a living?
She was a nurse

Why did Mr. Pignati collect pigs?
he bought one for his wife and she kept collecting and collecting

Why did Mr. Pignati enjoy the company of John and Lorraine so much?
He lived alone, and his only friend was Bobo.

What was the name of the baboom Mr. Pignati would go to the zoo to feed every day?

When did Mr. Pignati experience his first heart attack?
As he was running up the stairs with roller skates on after John.

What happened on the night that John and Lorraine had Mr. Pignati’s house to themselves?
Lorraine made a spaghetti dinner, and John kissed Lorraine.

Describe Lorraine and her mother’s relationship.
Lorraine’s mother is verbally abusive towards her daughter yet is overprotective to a point where she doesn’t consider Lorraine’s feelings. Lorraine resents her mother.

What does John want to become when he grows up?
He wants to become an actor


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