the miraculous journey
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What do you think this book is about?
I think this book is about a rabbit going on a journey and adventures
Who is Edward Tulane?
The rabbit is Edward Tulane
What kind of journey could he be undertaking?
Edward Tulane could be lost and tries to find his way home.
What might miraculous mean?
Miraculous might mean great or wonderful.
what do you think is happening on the cover?
I think Edward is going to his home.
How does Abilenr feel about Edward?
Abilene thinks Edward is special as Edward also thinks this of himself.
Why do all the adults talk down to Edward except for Abilene?
The adults talk down to Edward because they think he is unreal but, Abilene considers him real.
What did Abilene do everyday to let Edward know when she would be home from school?
Abilene would wind Edwards watch to let him know when she would be home from school.
Why did Edward like the season of winter the best?
Edward liked winter because when the sun set early he could see his own reflection.
What type of character trait would you use to describe Edward?
Self-centered would describe Edward
Who gave Edward to Abilene?
Abilene's grandmother, Pellegrina gave Abilene Edward
What did the maid do with Edward when she was cleaning?
The maid vacuumed and dusted him.
Edward and Abilene experience two emotions. What are they?
The emotions are annoyance and love.
Why doesn't Edward liked being called a bunny?
Edward does not like being called a bunny because he finds it derogatory in the extreme.
What did the dog do to Edward?
The dog shook him back and forth vigorously,growling and drooling.
Why was Abilene's heart beating so hard?
Abilene's heart was beating so fast because she could not find Edward.
How did Edward feel about the maid did to him?
Edward felt annoyed.
What happens to Edwards pocket watch?
Edward's pocket watch got sucked up in the vacuum.
How was the word excrutiatingly used?
Excrutiating was used to describe the talk at the table maybe somewhat irritating.
What is the Queen Mary?
Queen Mary is the ship that Abilene ,her mom, and her dad are going on.
Why do you think Pellegrina was starring at Edward?
Pellegrina was starring at Edward, because she wanted him to listen to the story.
Why did Pellegrina want Edward to listen to the story?
She wanted him to listen to the story because the story was about him .
How does the princess in Pellegrina's story feel about others?
The princess in the story doesn't love anybody.
As a consequence, the witch did something to the princess. what was it?
The witch turned the princess into a Warthog.
What happened to the Princess?
The princess got shot by the soldiers.
In Pellegrina's opinion, can a story have a happy ending without love?
A story cannot end without a happy ending according to pellegrina.
Why does pellegrina tell Edward "You disappoint me?'
Pellegrina said that to Edward because he only thinks of himself.
The house of Egypt Street became frantic with activity as the Tulane Family prepared for the voyage to England.What does frantic mean?
Abilenne packed Edward his nicest clothes so that he could 'cut a fine line". What does that mean?
to impress people with his looks.
Why was Abilene clutching Edward so tightly as she cried?
Abilene was clutching Edward so tight because she was sad Pellegrina wasn't with her.
How does Edward feel about being held so tightly?
Edward feels annoyed because she was messing up his clothes.
What were the names of the brothers aboard the Queen Mary?
Their names were Martin and Amos.
What did Martin and Amos do to Edward?
They took off all his clothes and tossed him around.
Why did Edward keep his eyes open as he sank through the water?
Edward couldn't close his eyes because they were painted on.
Far above Edward, the ocean liner with Abilene aboard it,sailed blithely on... What does blithely mean?
Why doesn't Edward ever have any other emotions before, like love or happiness?
Edward didn't have any other emotions because he didn't have any experiences.
How long was Edward on the bottom of the ocean floor?
Edward felt as though he was being punished by Pellegrina. Why do you think he believed this?
Because the waves sounded like Pelligrina laughing.
The first feelings Edward ever felt were fear. What was the second emotion?
A wonderful thing filled his chest glad and happy to be alive!
Where is the fisherman taking Edward?
Taking him home to Nellie and let her fix him up.
What did Edward learn about the stars?
That you will never be lost if you know where the North Star is located.
How did Nellie feel about Edward when Lawrence first bought him?
Nellie did not want anything from the sea ,until she saw the rabbit, and thought it was the finest thing she had ever seen. Nellie thought it was a beautiful rabbit she was happy and excited
Do lawrence and Nellie know Edward's name?
No they did not know Edward's name.
What does Nellie name Edward?
Nellie named it Susanna
How did Edward feel as dressing as a girl?
Edward was horrified at first but then he said wearing a dress won't hurt me. then it was fine with him.It was better than being at the bottom of the ocean.
What is Edward's opinion about the new clothes?
His opinion was they were simple and plain and they lacked elegance and artistrty.
How did Nellies son die?
Nellie's son died from Pneumonia.
Why does Edward listen now,when he never listened before?
When Abilene talked to him, he thought it seemed pointless and boring.Nellie's stories struck him as the most important thing in the world.
How did Edward feel about the life with Nellie and Lawrence?
He like being part of things and thought life was sweet.
Who is Lolly and how does Edward feel about her?
...Lolly is Nellie's and Lawrence's daugter. Edward had formed a deep and abinding hatred for her.
Lolly ask Nellie,"Have you gone skivvy?" What does Skivvy mean?
...Skivvy means crazy or wierd.
What do Edward and Lawrence usually do after dinner?
They usually went outside and had a smoke beneath the stars.
Edward is learning how to "feel", Can you explain his feelings?
...Edwards feelings are happy and love.
Why does Lolly take Edward to the dump?
...She did not like him because she thought her parents were treating him like a rabbit child.
How long was Edward at the dump?
What saved Edward from being buried under the piles of garbage?
A dog saved Edward.
Edward can't explain it, but he is a different rabbit now than when he was with Abilene. What does he mean?
Edward means that he is having different feelings and emotions.
Edward finally figured out why he was a disappointment to Pellegrina. Why was that?
Edward was a disappointment because he loved no one.
what is the dogs name who saved Edward?
Lucy was the dog's name.
What is Lucy's favorite food?
Lucy's favorite food is Rabbit Pie.
The man tells Lucy ,"you'd be hard- pressed to make that rabbit into a pie".What does hard- pressed mean?
Why does Edward get a sharp pain in his chest when the man is talking to him?
He gets a sharp pain because he thought of Abilene.
What does Bull name Edward?
Where are Bull,Lucy, and Malone (Edward) going?
They are traveling nowhere.
What is a Hobo?
A Hobo is someone who is homeless.
What do bull, Edward, and Lucy do during their time together?
during their time together they sat around campfires Bull told stories and would sing ,they slept under the stars where Lucy would snuggle up to Edward.
What is Bull's talent?
bull's talent is singing.
Why does Bull tell Edward that he looks like an outlaw on the run?
He tells Edward that because of the clothes he cut for him and pieced together: Also they were constantly on the move.
Edward's new and strange ability to listen to others became "invaluable", What does "invaluable"mean?
Whenever a new hobo or tramp would meet Edward what would they do?
They would whisper to him and tell him the names of their children.
How long was Edward a hobo with Bull and Lucy?
Edward was a hobo for almost 7 years.
What happened to Edward?
Edward was kicked out of the railcar and into the darkness.
What are Edward's feelings now?
Edward's feelings are lonesome and sad.
What do you think happened to Bull and Lucy?
I think the man makes them get off the train too.
What did the old lady do with Edward?
...the old lady used him as a scarecrow.
what did she name him?
What are Edward's feelings about life now?
...sad, made, and mocked
Why did Bryce wink at Edward?
...He winked at Edward because he was going to come back and get him.
Why does Edward think it is too late to be saved at first?
...He thought it was too late because he thought he was just a hollow rabbit.
How does Edward feel when Bryce gets him down?
...Edward feels joy
in the beginning, Edward did not have feelings of emotion.How has he changed?
...he changed because he has more feelings,such as happiness, fear,and love. At the beginning he was self centered.
Who is Sarah Ruth?
...Sarah Ruth is Bryce's little sister.
What is wrong with Sarah?
...Sarah is sick and weak
What made Edward fill with warmth?
...Sarah's love for him made him fill with warmth.
How does Bryce treat Sarah Ruth?
He treats her very nicely
What does Sarah Ruth name Edward?
She names him Jingles
Why was Edward frightened when Bryce's father picked him up?
Edward thought he might break him.
How does Sarah Ruth use Edward to comfort her?
She rocks him in her arms to comfort her.
What is twine?
What does Bryce use the twine for?
It is used to make Edward dance
After seeing the falling star, what do you think everyone wished for?
Sarah wished for herself to get well.
Bryce wished for Sarah to get well.
Edward wished for Sarah to get well.
Why do Edward's ears become saggy?
...Edward's ears became saggy because Sarah Ruth sucked on them.
What happened to Sarah Ruth?
.Sarah Ruth died..
What did Bryce do with Edward?
Bryce took him to Memphis
What was Bryce's plan for Edward?
His plan for Edward was making him a dancing rabbit.
Why was Edward having bad feelings?
Edward was having bad feelings because Sarah Ruth died.
Why was Bryce crying?
Bryce was crying because Sarah Ruth died.
What do you think Bryce needed money for?
He needed money for food.
Who did Edward see while he was dancing on the street corner?
Edward saw an old lady that turned out to be Pellegrina. He felt sorry and had learned to love
How did Edward react?
Edward thinks he is broken. What does he mean by that.
Edward means that his heart is broken.
What was the effect of Bryce not having enough money to pay for his food?
He had to talk to Mr. Neal.
What does it mean when Edward's world goes black?
He meant that he couldn't see anything and everything was blank.
How does Edward get where he is now?
Bryce takes him to the doll shop to get fixed.
How is Edward different in the part of the story, compared to the earlier chapters?
He has a lot of different emotions than he did in the beginning.
Why is Edward crying?
Edward is crying because he is feeling the love for everyone.
How is it that Edward can listen,hear, and see again after being broken?
Edward was fixed so that he could hear and see.
As Edward is thinking, the doll mender seems to be reading his mind. What are your thoughts on this?
Why do you think Bryce chose option #2?
I think because he didn't have the money and he lovedand wanted him to have a better life.
If you were Edward, how would you feel about your current circumstances?
I would be happy to be fixed ,but sad because he left Bryce.
How do the dolls in the shop communicate with one another?
They communicate by talking.
What do you think the doll talking to Edward was thinking as he told her about his journey of love?
She maybe thought that Edward has been loved by a lot of people.
All of the dollsin the shop wanted to be bought and loved. Edward was the LONE CONTRARIAN. Does Edward want to be loved anymore?
Edward doesn't want to be loved because he thought it was to painful.
What does LONE CONTRARIAN mean?
The only one.
How long is a century?
Antique doll compared to Edward
100 years old , she is a girl doll ,she wants to be loved.
Edward compared to antique doll
A young rabbit, a boy rabbit, he doesn't want to be loved.
things in common?
Both have been broken and repaired. Both have been loved.