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Greenglass House by Kate Milford
Terms in this set (102)
What is the name of the smuggler's inn owned by Milo's parents?
Greenglass House (p. 2)
What is the name of the hill that Greenglass House sits on?
Whilforber Hill (p. 2)
What are the names of Milo's parents?
Nora and Ben Pine (p. 2)
What is the name of the Greenglass House's chef?
Mrs. Caraway (p. 5)
What is the name of the railcar that brings guests from the harbor up the hill to the Greenglass House?
Whilforber Whirlwind (p. 7)
What type of flower bulbs does Milo's grandmother usually send to him at Christmas time?
paperwhites (p. 6)
What did Milo bet his mom that the first guest's cargo would be?
green and pink striped stocking (p. 6)
What did the winner of Milo and his mom's bet get?
a brownie sundae (p. 6)
What is the name of the first guest to arrive?
De Cary Vinge (p. 8)
What color stockings did Mr. Vinge wear?
orange and purple striped stockings (p. 8)
What room number did Mr. Vinge chose to stay in?
3E (p. 15)
What is the name of the second guest to arrive?
Georgiana Moselle (Georgie) (p. 14)
What room number did Georgie chose to stay in?
4W (p. 16)
What did Milo accidentally break of Georgie's?
a bottle of perfume (p. 17)
What did Milo accidentally take of Georgie's after he helped get rid of the broken perfume bottle?
her book (p. 18)
What are Milo's initial nicknames for guests 3 and 4 and what are the guests' real names?
Mr. Down and Mrs. Up (p. 19); Dr. Wilbur Gowervine and Mrs. Eglantine Hereford (p. 24)
What is the name of the 5th guest to arrive and how did they get to the Greenglass House?
Clemence O. Candler "Clem" and she came up the steep steps to Greenglass House (p. 22)
Which floor does Clem choose to stay on?
floor five, room W (p. 25)
When Milo goes outside to get Georgie's book, what does he find on the rail tracks?
a blue leather wallet with a map inside (p. 29)
What type of map does Milo find?
a nautical chart (p. 30)
What is Georgie making out of the cigar box and what does she name it?
a pinhole camera; Lansdegown (p. 34)
What is the title of Georgie's book that Milo found and what is the title of the story Georgie picks for him to read?
The Raconteur's Commonplace Book; The Game of Maps (p. 35)
What are the names of Mrs. Caraway's daughters?
Lizzie and Meddy (p. 38)
What is the name of the game Meddy tells Milo about for their campaign?
Odd Trailers (p. 59)
What type of character is Milo in their campaign?
Blackjack (p. 59)
What name does Milo give his character and how did he come up with that name?
Negret; name from one of the stories in The Raconteur's Commonplace Book (p. 62)
What first tipped Milo off that someone had been in his room?
the plaid ribbon with the bell on his door knob was crumpled (p. 63)
What was stolen from Milo's room and what is left in its place?
the map; a blank piece of paper (p. 64)
What character does Meddy choose for their campaign and what name does she give her character?
scholiast; Sirin (p. 66)
What watermark image was on both the map and the blank piece of paper left after the map was stolen?
iron gate (p.69)
Where in the Greenglass House has Milo/Negret seen an iron gate?
the blue stained glass window on the 4th floor and the yellow stained glass window on the 5th floor (p. 71, 74)
Who did the Greenglass House belong to before Milo's family bought the place?
Doc Holystone (p. 72)
Who goes into Clem's room when Milo/Negret is on the attic stairs with Meddy/Sirin?
Dr. Gowervine (p. 77)
What task about the house does Sirin/Meddy give Negret/Milo for their campaign?
draw a map of each floor of the Greenglass House (p. 90-1)
What is the first item Sirin/Meddy finds for herself in the attic?
yellow robe that she calls Cloak of Golden Indiscernibility (p. 82)
What does Sirin/Meddy say they should call the attic?
The Emporium (p. 90)
What did Negret/Milo find in the attic and what symbols did he notice on it?
skeleton keys; Chinese symbols (p. 84)
What does Sirin/Meddy call her blue rimmed glasses that she found in the attic?
Eyes of True and Aching Clarity (p. 86)
In the fourth story from The Raconteur's Commonplace Book, Milo reads about Nell and a cat. What type of magic is discussed in that story?
orphan magic (p. 93)
What name does Negret/Milo give the first floor of the inn?
Tavern (p. 95)
How does Negret/Milo get all the inn guests to start talking on the second night?
he asks them all to tell a story like in the book he's reading (p. 100)
What is the name of the story Mrs. Hereward tells to all the guests at Greenglass House?
"Only a Fool Scoffs at Destiny" (p. 105)
What is the name of the boy in the story called "Only a Fool Scoffs at Destiny"?
Julian Roamer (p. 106)
In the story "Only a Fool Scoffs at Destiny" what do Julian's accidental wishes have to do with?
fixing the road he is traveling on (p. 106-113)
What is the name of the shooting star in the story "Only a Fool Scoffs at Destiny" and what initial wish does he grant Julian?
Baetylus; stone-proof shoes (p. 110)
What is the name of the lady from the wishing well in the story "Only a Fool Scoffs at Destiny" and what initial wish does she grant Julian?
Wielle; removes the broken paving stones from the road (p. 112-113)
In the story "Only a Fool Scoffs at Destiny," what is the third wishing creature Julian stumbles upon and what is his name?
wishing stick; Sloe (p. 115)
What wish does Sloe grant Julian in the story "Only a Fool Scoffs at Destiny"?
wherever Julian walks with his shoes, good roads will follow (p. 117)
What 3 items does Sloe give Julian to use while he travels?
stone, lantern, knife (p. 118)
What is Doc Holystone's real name?
Michael Whitcher (p. 126)
According to Mrs. Pine's story, who were the great runners or smugglers of the last half century?
Doc Holystone, Gentleman Maxwell, Ed Pickering, and Violet Cross (p. 121)
In Mrs. Pine's story, what does the smuggler Fenster claim to see from his hotel room?
the ghosts of Doc Holystone and Doc Holystone's son (p. 125-126)
What word does Clem ask Milo about when she overheard Georgie and Milo naming the camera?
lansdegown (p. 128)
What patterns or designs did Negret/Milo notice were on Mrs. Hereward's knitting bag?
the house and the iron gate (p. 131)
Which 3 guests claim to have their belongings stolen and what 3 items were stolen from each?
Mrs. Hereward - knitting bag
Georgie - notebook
Mr. Vinge - pocket watch
What did Georgie say was in her stolen notebook?
notes about the house (p. 143)
Why does Mrs. Hereward say her stolen bag is special?
it belonged to her relative who lived in the house and who bought one of the relics of Julian Roamer (p. 147)
Which relic of Julian Roamer is Mrs. Hereward hoping to find in the house?
his knife (p. 149)
Who does Clem say is the only person - other than Georgie herself - who might possibly have any use for the notebook Georgie lost?
herself (Clem) (p. 151)
Where do Negret and Sirin start searching for the stolen items?
3W, the only empty room on the third floor (p. 153)
What missing items do they find in room 3W and where in the room were they hidden?
Mr. Vinge's pocket watch (found in the hollowed out soap cake) and Georgie's notebook (found in a plastic bag at the bottom of a poinsettia plant (p. 156 & 165)
How did Negret know where to find Georgie's notebook?
He noticed the smell of the poinsettia plant the first time they were in room 3W and when he saw Georgie and Clem talking in the hall, Georgie's perfume soaked sweater reminded him of the same smell as the poinsettia plant (p. 165-66)
Where do Negret and Sirin find Mrs. Hereward's stolen knitting bag?
in the attic (or Emporium) hidden under old canvas sheets (p. 160-1)
What do Negret and Sirin write down in Negret's spiral notepad after they found all 3 missing items?
everything they know about each guest (p. 167-172)
How do Negret and Sirin re-hide the stolen items so the others won't think they stole them?
they wrap them up like Christmas presents and place them under the Christmas tree (p. 173)
How do Negret and Sirin end up returning the stolen items?
Sirin rings the bells on the Christmas tree while everyone else is in the kitchen/dining room and leaves them out in middle of the living room; but eventually Milo confesses to finding them and wrapping them up (p. 180-181)
What name does Mrs. Hereward say her family called the house?
Lansdegown (p. 185)
Who do Milo and Georgie find outside by the pavilion?
Owen (p. 188-190)
What is the name of Nagspeake's failed railway experiment?
BTS, Belowground Transit System (p. 192)
After helping bring Owen inside the house, Milo goes back outside to find his father. Where does Milo find him and who is with Milo's father?
at the Sanctuary Cliff Station (part of the old Belowground Transit System); Brandon Levi and Fenster (p. 193-194)
Who is the smuggler conductor that still uses the BTS?
Brandon Levi (p. 194)
When Milo, his father, Brandon, and Fenster walk back to Greenglass House from the Sanctuary Cliff station, what do they see happen to the house?
the lights went out (p. 196)
What is Fenster's undercover story about who he is when he gets to the house?
a gardner from the monastery who got stuck because of the bad weather (p. 201)
What are the names of the 2 thieves in Georgie's story and who are they really?
The Otter and the Eye; Clem and Georgie (p. 203-209)
What is Owen's middle name?
Lansdegown (p. 205)
What was Georgie's purpose for coming to Greenglass House?
she was trying to steal Owen's heart by finding out about his ancestry and how he might be linked to Greenglass House (p. 203-209)
What does Fenster do to make Georgie feel better?
bake her a cake with blue icing (p. 209-210)
What 2 details did Milo's mom get wrong about Fenster's story about Doc Holystone's ghost?
Fenster sailed with Doc Holystone (that's how he recognized his ghost) and Doc Holystone had a daughter, not a son (p. 212 and
Who is Dr. Gowervine's story about and what does Dr. Gowevine think is hidden in Greenglass House?
the glassmaker, Lowell Skellansen; one of his cartoons or vidimus telling the story of Doc Holystone (p. 215-220)
What book is Mr. Vinge always reading?
a book on the history of the Skidwack River and its environs (p. 224)
When Milo's mom asks Mr. Vinge what he does for a living, how does Mr. Vinge answer?
he says he is retired (p. 224)
How was the generator sabotaged?
a wooden shoe was shoved into the generator (p. 225)
What does Milo discover about the lantern he found in the attic and who does he ask to give the lantern to?
Milo thinks the lantern is one of the relics of Julian Roamer because of the symbol marked on the bottom of the lantern; he asks his parents if he can give it to Mrs. Hereward since she came to Greenglass House looking for one of Julian's relics (p. 230)
Side note: Mrs. Hereward believes the lantern to be a relic because the lantern's flame burns blue and blue flames are said to only happen with unearthly fires (p. 246)
What gift does Milo's dad give him on Christmas Eve?
his dad's Odd Trails character (a tiercet-signaler with butterfly swords) (p. 241-242)
What does Mrs. Hereward tell Owen about his middle name?
she explains that his middle name of Lansdegown is the same name as what the house used to be called and that he may be related to her as they may share the same ancestors (p. 250-251)
What is the word Lansdegown a translation of?
Bluecrown (p. 251)
What does Milo give to Owen to help him have more of a connection to the house and Owen's family and what does Owen give to Milo in return?
the keys with the Chinese characters he found in the attic (p. 253-254); carved ivory dragon figure (p. 256-258)
Who is the fourth guest to be robbed and what item is stolen?
Dr. Gowervine; his satchel full of his notes on Doc Holystone and Lowell Skellansen (p. 260-261)
What present does Georgie give to Milo?
the chart and the photograph she took of the stained glass window using the cigar-box camera (p. 262-263)
What present does Clem give to Milo?
a lockpick kit (p. 268)
What happens to Negret and Sirin when they go searching for Dr. Gowervine's missing satchel in an empty guest room?
they get locked in (p. 272)
What does Negret find under the carpet in one of the guest rooms?
official paperwork for a customs agent (p. 278-279)
Where do Negret and Sirin find Dr. Gowervine's stolen satchel?
the fire escape (p. 282)
When Negret goes out to the garden to see if he can find anything about the gate, what inscription does he see on the stone bench?
"RIP AW ADDIE WE HARDLY KNEW YE" (p. 292-293)
What are the names of the Nagspeake merchants in league with the customs agents?
Deacon and Morvengarde (p. 297)
Who is the undercover customs agent?
Mr. Vinge (p. 297)
How did Mr. Vinge know Doc Holystone and what did he think Doc Holystone was smuggling?
he was the customs agent seeking Doc Holystone years ago and he thought he smuggled weapons (p. 314-315)
Why is Mr. Vinge back at Greenglass House after all these years?
to find Doc Holystone's last cargo (which Mr. Vinge thinks is weapons) (p. 319)
Who really is Meddy and why does she say she should have recognized Mr. Vinge?
Meddy is actually the ghost of Addie (Doc Holystone's daughter) and she saw Mr. Vinge the night she and her father died (p. 330)
What is Doc Holystone's final cargo and where did Milo find it?
an Odd Trails figure of a scholiast for Addie, a glass Skellansen chandelier, and a cartoon of a Skellansen stained glass window; the dining room chandelier (p. 351-353)
Whose coat goes chasing after him when he runs out of Greenglass House?
Mr. Vinge (p. 356)
When Addie leaves, what does she leave by Milo's bedside table to let him know she'll see him again soon?
her Odd Trails scholiast figure (p. 373)
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