A Snicker of Magic
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ITB A Snicker of Magic, what color was Mama's hair, that it could shine even when the rest of the world was so dark?
blonde, pg. 1
ITB A Snicker of Magic, in what town did the story take place? What state?
Midnight Gulch, pg. 2
Tennessee, pg. 5
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was said to be special about the people living in the town of Midnight Gulch?
the people who lived there had magic in their veins, pg. 2
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was Felicity's little sister's name and how old is she?
Frannie Joe, almost 6, pg. 3
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was Felicity's dog's name?
biscuit, pg. 3
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was the nickname that mama called Felicity?
June Bug, pg. 4
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did the sign say that was on the hillside as you entered town? What did it used to say?
Midnight Gulch, Tennessee, a proper place to call home, pg. 5
--a magical place to call home
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was their last name? What did mama refer to them as?
nomads or sweet gypsies, pg. 7
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was the name of the girl's school? How did it get its name?
Stoneberry Elementary, pg. 7
The school is named after Stone and Berry Weatherly, the famous Brothers Threadbare, who left town and the people were so sad that the magic soon died, pg. 22
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what kind of vehicle did mama drive and what did they call it? Why?
Mama drove a van that they called the Pickled Jalapeno because it was green-brown and dented, like a rotten pepper--and their last name was Pickle, pg. 8
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is ??? special talent?
she is a word collector, pg. 9
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what does Frannie like to do with Band-Aids?
wear them like stickers, pg. 9
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did the first grade classroom smell like when ??? walked Frannie there on the first day of school?
crayons and peanut butter sandwiches, pg. 11
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the narrator's name?
Felicity Juniper Pickle, pg. 13
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what grade was Felicity going into?
6th, pg. 14
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was the name of Felicity's homeroom teacher?
Miss Divinity Lawson, pg. 15
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is Midnight Gulch Tennessee most famous for? How many flavors do they have?
Dr. Zook's Famous Ice Cream--45 flavors, pg. 17
In the book, A Snicker of Magic, what is Felicity's Aunt's name?
Cleo, pg. 18
Cleo Harness, pg. 96
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the second thing that Midnight Gulch Tennessee is famous for?
the Brothers Threadbare and their famous dual on September 15, 1910, pg. 18-19
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what were the Brothers Threadbare's real names? What was their special kind of magic?
Stone and Berry Weatherly, making music, pg. 19
ITB A Snicker of Magic, why did the Brothers Threadbare leave town?
to go on tour with their music, pg. 20-21
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what happened to The Brothers Threadbare to cause the curse?
fame and fortune came between them and they had a duel. The looser, Stone Weatherly, was cursed to wander around forever and never do another magic trick again, pg. 20-21
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what time will the Stoneberry duel be at Felicity's school?
9:15 am, pg. 23
ITB A Snicker of Magic, Felicity says that making new friend in a new place when you're the new girl is harder than what?
fractions, pg. 25
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what state was the last school that Felicity attended in?
Kentucky, pg. 26
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the name of Felicity and Jonah's bus driver? What is the bus number?
Day Grissom, pg. 65
5548, pg 73
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was the one thing that Felicity's mama liked to do and really had a knack for?
paint, pg. 66
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who was the one person that Felicity never saw words floating near?
her mama, pg. 67
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what does Felicity say that the word "needler" means?
it is a person who wont mind their own business, pg. 70
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the word that Felicity sees most often?
lonely, pg. 71-72
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the word that Felicity sees on Jonah? Where did he write it and in what color?
splendiferous, he wrote it on Felicity's hand in red pen
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who uses a wheelchair?
Jonah, pg. 73
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is that password that Jonah uses on many occasions?
pumpernickel, pg. 73
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who is the owner of the dark, gray mansion, who is also the owner of Dr. Zook's Ice Cream Company? What did he invent?
Oliver, he invented a special formula that make the ice cream stay cold for at least twenty four hours without being in the freezer, pg. 74
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the name of Oliver's (the owner of Dr. Zook's) assistant?
Charlie Sue Hancock, pg. 75
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what words did Jonah use to describe Felicity to Charlie Sue?
plumb adorable, pg. 75
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the most popular flavor of Dr. Zook's Ice Cream that is only allowed to be sold in Midnight Gulch? What is the secret ingredient?
Blackberry Sunrise, pg. 75-76
M-A-G-I-C, pg. 76
ITB A Snicker of Magic, why did Jonah collect aluminum cans?
to earn money to send to his uncle in Haiti to help build a school, pg. 78
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who appointed Jonah to be the next Beetle? Why?
Oliver, because he had built the school from collecting aluminum cans, pg. 78
ITB A Snicker of Magic, how do Dr. Zook's Ice Cream flavors get developed?
people from Midnight Gulch send in their ideas for flavors, and if it's a good one, Oliver gives them credit in the name--not all of the ice cream is named after people, though, pg. 80
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who is the original Beetle? How did it start?
Oliver Weatherly, the grandson of Berry Weatherly
Oliver and Eldie Mae started by giving away ice cream, then doing secret good things for people, pg. 93-94
ITB A Snicker of Magic, why do the people of Midnight Gulch love Blackberry Sunrise Ice Cream so much?
because it makes them remember--if the blackberries taste sweet, you remember something good--if the blackberries taste sour, you have a sad memory, pg. 83
ITB A Snicker of Magic, where do the blackberries that are used in Blackberry Sunrise Ice Cream come from?
Snapdragon Pond, pg. 83
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was the name of the traveling preacher lady that changed Oliver from being a spoiled rotten kid?
Eldee Mae Cotton, Knoxville Tennessee, pg. 85
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Oliver have tattooed on his forearm?
a dove with ink-black wings, pg. 87
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what crash-landed in Berry Weatherly's front yard? Who was in it? How long did he stay? What did he give Oliver?
a hot-air balloon, Stone Weatherly, pgs 87-89
1 day, a guitar pg. 91-92
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the weather man's name?
Virgil Duncan, pg. 90
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who did Oliver marry?
Eldee Mae Cotton, the traveling preacher lady, pg. 93
ITB A Snicker of Magic, Oliver said that every good idea that they did came from who?
Eldee Mae, pg. 93
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who used to own the ice cream factory before Oliver and Eldee Mae bought it?
the Honeycutts, pg. 93
ITB A Snicker of Magic, where did the name The Beetle come from?
it is Eldee's name spelled backwards, with Oliver's middle initial added to it, pg. 94
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what color was the ribbon that was wrapped around the note that The Beetle left? Why?
red, because it was Eldee's favorite color, pg. 94
ITB A Snicker of Magic, why did Berry and Stone call themselves The Brothers Threadbare?
that was the nickname that a reporter gave them because their clothes looked so shabby, pg. 95
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what does Cleo Harness say that threadbare means?
well-loved, pg. 97
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is Felicity afraid of? Why?
storms and sevens, because her mama always leaves town on the sevens and/or during storms, pg. 97
ITB A Snicker of Magic, how did Felicity stop her mama from leaving town during the storm on the seventh of September?
she lied and told her that she was participating in the StoneBerry Duel, pg. 99-100
ITB A Snicker of Magic, how long does each person's talent have to last at the talent show?
3 minutes, pg. 102
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was Aunt Cleo's real job when she wasn't solving the world's problems?
making quilts, hedgehog patterns for baby quilts and wedding ring patterns for marriages, pg. 104
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who was the man that arrived to see Cleo carrying a Banjo?
her brother Boone, Felicity's uncle, pg. 109
ITB A Snicker of Magic, when Boone asked Felicity what words she saw over him, she lied and said what?
"New beginning" pg. 117
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is Snapdragon Pond made mostly of?
rocks, pg. 120
ITB A Snicker of Magic, why does Felicity's mama say that mountain girls climb things?
to get closer to the stars, pg. 125
ITB A Snicker of Magic, when Felicity's mama was a little girl, what was she looking at when she would climb to the top of her favorite tree?
the interstate highway, with all of the cars driving down the mountain--she was dreaming about where they were going, pg. 126
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who used to own Ponder's Pie Shop that had cooking magic?
the Smith's --Nancy Smith baked secret spy information for the Civil War soldiers right into the pies, pg. 133
ITB A Snicker of Magic, according to Jonah, what does "A Snicker" mean?
magic leftover--not good for much, not as fancy as it used to be, but enough to make it special, pg. 134
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was Felicity's "Snicker of Magic?"
word collecting, her ability to see words around people and things, pg. 134
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what does the name "Felicity" stand for?
wondrous joy, pg. 137
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what does Felicity have under her right eye? What does her mama call it?
a heart-shaped freckle--her mama calls it a love bite, pg. 138
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who is Felicity's best friend?
Jonah Pickett, pg. 138
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who gets to be The Beetle's accomplice?
Felicity, pg. 140
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who was the man dancing on the side of the road?
Elvis Phillips, pg. 141
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who is the lady on the street that Jonah took Felicity to see?
Florentine, a poet, pg. 145
ITB A Snicker of Magic, how many tornadoes blew through the South Georgia town when Florentine was little?
7, pg. 148
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Florentine's granny Opal say kept their house from being blown away by one of the tornadoes?
the burdens that were in the cupboard, pg. 149
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Florentine carry with her that kept her safe while she traveled?
burdens, pg. 152
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who was the man that Florentine met that helped her to speak, write her own poems, and become sorta famous?
Waylon, pg. 153
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is Felicity's other family last name--the side of her family that is from Midnight Gulch?
Harness, pg. 155
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the nickname that her Uncle Boone calls Felicity?
Liss, pg, 157
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who is Felicity's great great grandfather?
Stone Weatherly, the brother that lost the duel, pg. 158
ITB A Snicker of Magic, how did Stone Weatherly get cursed to wander around?
The Brothers Threadbare called on and old witch woman to put a curse on the looser of the duel, pg. 159
ITB A Snicker of Magic, why does Felicity believe that her mama wanders?
because her great grandfather, Stone Weatherly, was cursed with a wondering soul, pg. 160
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who has the banjo that belonged to Berry Weatherly? How did he get it?
Felicity's Uncle Boone, 161
Boone has the banjo because Berry Weatherly, when he was looking for his brother Stone, gave it to Boone's mother, who gave it to his sister, who gave it to him, pg. 162
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what else did Berry Weatherly give to Boone's mother? What was caught inside it?
a locket, pg. 163
the wind-chime wind, pg. 169
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what are the things that Felicity grabbed when she had to hide during the storm?
her blue book and her mother's paintbrushes, pg. 167
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was the name of Jonah's mom's beauty salon? Why?
Jewell Pickett's Lube and Dye, because it was a beauty salon and a minor car repair place, pg. 170
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the lady's name that talks with Felicity in the beauty shop while Jonah paints her nails?
Rose, pg,. 175
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who used to be the most powerful family in Midnight Gulch? And who was the most notorious woman in Midnight Gulch?
The Thistle Family, Isabella Thistle, pg. 187
ITB A Snicker of Magic, why did people used to think that Isabella Thistle was a witch?
they were jealous of her because the Weatherly Brothers were both in love with her and because she was beautiful and tough and didn't care what others thought of her, pg. 188
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was the real reason the Weatherly Brothers fought the duel?
they were both in love in Isabella Thistle--she got mad at their stupid antics and wouldnt have anything to do with either of them, pg. 189
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what kind of magic did the Thistle women have?
they could collect shadows, pg. 190
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what appeared on Felicity's wrist? What does it mean?
a bird tattoo, it means that "Hope's coming down" and it is a Snicker of Magic, pg. 197
-its like a good luck charm, pg. 199
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the name of the street where Jonah lives?
Chicken Bristle Lane, pg. 199
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what is the person's name that helps Jonah with math--especially decimals, because that is his kryptonite? How did he get his nickname? What was his family magic?
Toast Terry, pg. 199
-he makes grilled cheese with an iron, pg. 200
-they were storm catchers, pg. 205
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Toast name his facial hair?
Goliath, pg. 200
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was Jonah's dad's name?
Arly Pickett, pg. 207
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was in the jar that Jonah's dad left for him just before he was deployed?
365 strips of paper with things that they would do together when he returned home in that many days, pg. 208
ITB A Snicker of Magic, where did the bird of hope tattoo that was on Felicity's wrist fly off to?
she wished it across that ocean to land on the wrist of Arly Pickett, who is Jonah's father, pg. 216-217
ITB A Snicker of Magic, how did Felicity get her mama to begin painting the Gallery?
she started telling Florentine stories about the other things her mama painted and did with the kids while they were traveling, pg. 219-220
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who is Felicity afraid that she might sit on when she goes to sit on the red bench in front of the Gallery?
Abigail Honeycutt, pg. 221-222
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who is the new guy with the Beedle associates that has to help lift and deliver the piano?
Big Bruce, pg. 226
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who built Dr. Zook's Famous Ice Cream Factory? What was it originally named after?
Lionel and Abigail Honeycutt, pg. 229
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was Dr. Zook's Famous Ice Cream Factory originally named after?
a bedtime story that Abigail made up for their son Burl. The superhero's name in the story was Dr. Zook pg. 229
ITB A Snicker of Magic, where did the idea for the Blackberry Sunrise ice cream come from?
Abigail's original homemade biscuits, with blackberries and sugar that made people remember things, pg. 230
ITB A Snicker of Magic, why did Abigail Honeycutt fade?
her son left to go to New York and never returned, she poured all of her memories into Snapdragon Pond pg. 232-233
ITB A Snicker of Magic, how did people recognize Abigail Honeycutt, and what happened?
Her husband gave her a red umbrella, but it blew away, pg. 232-233
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what does Jonah say he is afraid of?
clowns, pg. 235
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what two words were written on the carton of Blackberry Sunrise that Jonah gave to Felicity to help her win the duel?
sweet amends pg. 236
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what happened to the locket that Felicity had, which once belonged to Stone Weatherly, when Boone started to play the famous song Fair and Tender Ladies on his Banjo?
it heated up and the air around it rippled in rhythm to the music, pg. 242-243
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was the name of the Brothers Threadbare's favorite song?
Fair and Tender Ladies, pg. 244
ITB A Snicker of Magic, who is Florentine's great-grandmother?
Isabella Thistle, pg. 249
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Day Grissom say to Aunt Cleo to make her stop being mad at him and listen to what he had to say?
"I'm sorry." pg. 255
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what helped Felicity when she was practicing her poem for the duel?
Boone playing his banjo at the same time, pg. 258
ITB A Snicker of Magic, when Felicity ate some of the Blackberry Sunrise ice cream the night before the duel, what did she remember?
the last time that she saw her dad, he was crying and she told him that she would see him later that night--only he never came back, pg. 260-261
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what does Felicity's mother do for a job?
she makes Blackberry Sunrise ice cream at the factory, pg. 263
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what name does Felicity give memories that are painful but true?
factalactus, pg. 262
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what name does Felicity give words that are happy but true?
factofabulous, pg. 263
ITB A Snicker of Magic, why did Felicity run all the way to the school for the duel instead of riding in the Pickled Jalapeno?
because she wanted to feel brave by running toward here fear, pg. 268
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Jonah do to help Felicity feel confident just before the duel?
he wrote some encouraging words on her arm where the blue bird of hope used to be, pg. 271
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Felicity forget to bring to the duel?
her blue book with her poems written in it, pg. 275
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Felicity realize were her 'sweet amends'?
the fact that the Threadbare' guitar, banjo and the locket were all together in the same room for the first time in over 100 years, pg. 276
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what were the first words Felicity saw above her mother at the duel?
I love you, pg.279
ITB A Snicker of Magic, during the duel, what crowded out the fear that Felicity was feeling?
the love that she felt for her family and friends, pg. 279
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Aunt Cleo have in her bathrobe at the duel?
Felicity's dog biscuit, pg.283
ITB A Snicker of Magic, how did Felicity break the curse?
she asked Boone to play the banjo that once belonged to Stone Threadbare and Toast Terry played the guitar that had belonged to Barry--they played the Brothers Threadbare's famous song, Fair and Tender Ladies--"Chords Aligned", pg. 283
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what happened when the curse was broken?
everyone's shadow left their body and began dancing, pg. 283
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was inside of the locket that Felicity wore around her neck?
Isabella Thistle's perfect memory--her running in a field to meet one of the Weatherly brothers and dancing with him, pg. 286-287
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what happened to Felicity's mama when the curse was broken?
she left to go paint the Gallery, pg. 289
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what did Felicity and Jonah find in the the bag of burdens that Florentine was carrying around?
two glass jars, black with identical notes written by Isabella Thistle on them, pgs, 293-294
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what was missing from the gallery painting that Felicity's mom added to it the night of the duel?
the faces of the people from Midnight Gulch, past and present--but most especially the Pickles--Felicity, Frannie Joe, and their mama, pgs, 300-302
ITB A Snicker of Magic, what came out of the two jars when Felicity and Jonah opened them?
two shadows of men that joined into the painting on the Gallery wall, they hugged and climbed into the hot air balloon, and then the balloon flew away pgs. 304-305
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