Boy’s Best Friend

by Kate Banks and Rupert Sheldrake

Chapter 1

  1. What is Lester’s dog’s name?
  2. What is the parrot’s name?
  3. Why did Lester’s famiy move?

Chapter 2

  1. What did George buy at the store?
  2. What is George’s dog’s name?
  3. Who is Rupert Sheldrake?

Chapter 3

  1. What is George’s sister’s name?
  2. Who is Zac?
  3. Who is Kyra?
  4. Who does George write to?

Chapter 4

  1. What is Lester’s mantra?
  2. Why is Lester nervous?
  3. How does Lester get to school?

Chapter 5

  1. What does Lester say about Denver?
  2. What does Lester squirt on George’s shirt?
  3. Who writes to George?
  4. Where does Kyra live now?

Chapter 6

  1. What is the experiment?
  2. What virtue does Lester make a check mark next to? Why?

Chapter 7

  1. Is Lester’s dog waiting for him after school?
  2. Is George’s dog waiting for him after school?

Chapter 8

  1. How long did it take Lester to get home?
  2. How long did Lester’s dog wait?
  3. How long did it take George to get home?
  4. How long did George’s dog wait?

Chapter 9

  1. What happens to Sheila?
  2. Where does George go after school?
  3. What does George give to Vivien?

Chapter 10

  1. Are the dogs waiting for the boys?
  2. Where does Lester draw his band-aid?
  3. What are some words in “Masson” ?

Chapter 11

  1. Where do Lester and Bill Gates go?
  2. Who does Lester think might be a criminal?
  3. What two questions does George ask Mr. Sheldrake?

Chapter 12

  1. Do most people notice when George stares at them?
  2. Who does Vivien have a connection with?
  3. Do you think teachers and mothers have special powers?
  4. How much will Mr. Masson pay for a caterpiller?

Chapter 13

  1. Why does the groundsman yell at Lester?
  2. What does Lester miss?
  3. What is Lester’s plan?

Chapter 14

  1. Why can’t Lester buy a bus ticket?
  2. What is Lester’s new plan?

Chapter 15

  1. Who does Lester meet on his walk?
  2. Who does Bill Gates look like?
  3. What does Vivien invite Lester to do?

Chapter 16

  1. What “weird” things does Lester do?
  2. What does “tele” mean?
  3. What does “path” mean?

Chapter 17

  1. What does Lester give Vivien?
  2. What is Lester saving his money for?
  3. Who will go to the fair?

Chapter 18

  1. What does Lester say to the tree?
  2. What does Carlos the parrot say to Lester?
  3. What is the last thing Lester says “bye” to?

Chapter 19

  1. What does Vivien do at the fair?
  2. What does George do?
  3. What happens to the caterpillars they catch?

Chapter 20

  1. Where does Lester stop to eat?
  2. What is on the walls?
  3. Who does he see there?
  4. Where does Lester sleep that night?

Chapter 21

  1. Where is Vivien going?
  2. What is Vivien’s mantra?
  3. Where did Dr. Sheldrake learn about mantras?

Chapter 22

  1. What did George discover he likes?
  2. How many words does Carlos know?
  3. What does Carlos say to Lester?

Chapter 23

  1. What are the hamsters’ names?
  2. Who will Lester invite to his birthday party?
  3. Who will visit George in July?

Chapter 24

  1. Who leaves school early? Why?
  2. What is Vivien reading about?

Chapter 25

  1. Who is Vivien spying on?
  2. What does she see?

Chapter 26

  1. What is something that happens too slowly to see?
  2. Where does George go with his dad?

Chapter 27

  1. Where do George and Lester play?
  2. What do the dogs chase?
  3. Does Kyra like North Carolina?

Chapter 28

  1. Who is absent from school?
  2. What does Bill Gates fetch?

Chapter 29

  1. What happened to Bart?
  2. Will he be OK?

Chapter 30

  1. What happened to Bart?
  2. Who does George text?
  3. What does Zac do for George?

Chapter 31

  1. Who gives their science reports to the class?

Chapter 32

  • What is Alabaster?
  • What is in the tool shed?
  • How far can pigeons fly?

Chapter 33

  1. What is the puppy’s name?
  2. Was Vivien’s dress lucky?

Chapter 34

  1. What do Lester and George eat?
  2. Where are they camping?