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The Marrow Thieves
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Who is the author of The Marrow Thieves?
In Marrow Thieves, now that there aren't so many cities, what do all of the city names have in common?
directions (West City, Northeast Metropolis, Southern Township)
In Marrow Thieves, what do Mitch and Frenchie find while scavenging at the beginning of the book?
a bag of Doritos
In Marrow Thieves, what is Frenchie's real name, that only mom called him when he was in trouble?
In Marrow Thieves, what are the school truancy officers called?
In Marrow Thieves, what does the logo on the Recruiters windbreakers say?
Government of Canada: Department of Oneirology
In Marrow Thieves, what direction is Frenchie supposed to head?
north or northeast
In Marrow Thieves, what animal with "prehistoric teeth" does Frenchie see huddled as a family under a store awning?
In Marrow Thieves, what bodies of water have become industry-plundered and poisonous?
the Great Lakes
In Marrow Thieves, while Frenchie is in the woods, what pains so badly that it makes him consider fixing it with a rock?
his molar, his tooth
In Marrow Thieves, how many children are part of Miig and Minerva's group?
In Marrow Thieves, what does Miig keep around his neck
a shoelace holding a pouch [his heart]
In Marrow Thieves, what does Miig keep around his neck rather than in his chest because it is too dangerous?
In Marrow Thieves, in Miig's stories, why does he say the warriors lost a lot against "the visitors"?
they got sick with new germs which caused fevers and pukes
In Marrow Thieves, which member of Miig's group very rarely talks, and only laughs and screams?
In Marrow Thieves, what event caused most of the northlands to go under water?
In Marrow Thieves, what conflict caused the rivers to be directed south and east, the lakes to become polluted, and America "sipping on our lakes"?
the Water Wars
In Marrow Thieves, what is the purpose of Miig's Story?
to set the memory in perpetuity
In Marrow Thieves, who is not allowed to hear the Story?
In Marrow Thieves, how old is RiRi?
In Marrow Thieves, which character was pretty messed up after hearing Story at too young of age?
In Marrow Thieves, who is the oldest of the children in Miig's family?
In Marrow Thieves, what has happened to California?
it is in the ocean
In Marrow Thieves, when the people started to get sad, what happened to their sleep?
they stopped dreaming
In Marrow Thieves, how often does Miig tell Story?
once a month
In Marrow Thieves, what are the names of the two groups the family splits into and took turns doing?
Homesteaders and Hunters
In Marrow Thieves, what type of collection do the twins have?
In Marrow Thieves, which character is in charge of the "important things" like who has to cook and how they have to do it?
In Marrow Thieves, what are the names of the twins?
Zheegwon and Tree
In Marrow Thieves, the language word "nishin" translates to what English word?
In Marrow Thieves, ever since the North started melting, what weather pattern seems to happen all the time?
In Marrow Thieves, what item do the Hunters share in order to keep track of each other and the day?
In Marrow Thieves, what animal does Frenchie see for the first time while out hunting?
In Marrow Thieves, what were they calling the dreamlessness when it first started?
a plague of madness
In Marrow Thieves, what is motivating both the family and the Recruiters?
In Marrow Thieves, while hunting, who does Wab see in the woods?
two Indian men (one is the man who tricked her into taking a decoy message)
In Marrow Thieves, who touches the potentially electrified fence at Four Winds Resort?
In Marrow Thieves, what is one treasure Frenchie finds behind the front desk of the Four Winds Resort that everyone must ration?
In Marrow Thieves, what is the name of the dog from the old-timey story that Minerva tells at the Four Winds Resort?
In Marrow Thieves, what does Minerva say stops a Rogarou from killing?
if met without fear
In Marrow Thieves, which character is missing an eye?
In Marrow Thieves, before the cities were emptied, people could make good money by betraying their neighbors, doing what?
snitching on Indians
In Marrow Thieves, before the cities emptied out, what was Wab's way of life that helped her get food?
running, being a messenger
In Marrow Thieves, why is Wab's mother incapable of taking care of her?
she's an alcoholic and later a drug addict
In Marrow Thieves, for what reason were indigenous people at first requested to participate in medical trials?
to figure out why they could dream and others couldn't
In Marrow Thieves, when indigenous people didn't willingly volunteer for the dream medical trials, who did they look to next?
indigenous people in prison
In Marrow Thieves, what solution was created to keep indigenous people together so they could study their dream abilities?
In Marrow Thieves, while at Four Winds Resort, whose room are they all sleeping in by the next morning?
In Marrow Thieves, what does RiRi think the pink rubber boots she finds at the Four Winds Resort are made of?
In Marrow Thieves, who was Isaac?
In Marrow Thieves, what does the younger of Miig and Isaac's houseguests show Miig in the middle of the night?
her black monitoring anklet
In Marrow Thieves, when Frenchie climbs a tree because the family smells fire, he sees something he's never seen before. What is it ?
a construction site building a new school
In Marrow Thieves, when the family cooks squirrels on their new hibachi, Minerva teaches everyone the new word, "abwaad." What does it mean?
cooking on a fire
In Marrow Thieves, what does Chi-Boy find at Four Winds Resort and later give to Wab while she slept as a kind of present?
a white trapper hat
In Marrow Thieves, what does RiRi find and plan to use as a toy, but the rest of the group panics over?
a lunch box with a superhero on it and a fresh sandwich inside
In Marrow Thieves, what are the names of the two travelers that the family meets in the forest?
Travis and Lincoln
Which character destroys a residential school through channeling the dreams in her marrow through singing?
Which two estranged characters are reunited at the end of The Marrow Thieves?
Miig and Isaac
Who is the new "key" at the end of the book?
What is the key to destroying the residential schools?
Traditional language and knowledge
Who is Frenchie's rival at the the camp?
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