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1. A very short trivia quiz

In order to celebrate Trivia Day, we have put together a quiz with questions chosen at random from Very Short Introductions online. This is the perfect quiz for those who know a little about a lot. The topics range from Geopolitics to Happiness, and from French Literature to Mathematics. Do you have what it takes to take on this very short trivia quiz and become a trivia master? Take the quiz to find out…

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We hope you enjoyed testing your trivia knowledge in this very short quiz.

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2. Baby Names Trivia Quiz Answers

question marksBaby Names ANSWERS: What’s Hot and What’s Not in 2014!

Last week we posted 2014 Baby Names Trivia. How did you do? Check out the answers below!

  1. Which Frozen character name shot up 29% this year? A) Olaf. B) Bulda. C) Elsa. D) Kristoff. ANSWER: Elsa . . . of course! Hans also was up 19%, but Elsa still beat him out.
  2. Which is NOT one of the top 3 girls’ names of 2014? A) Olivia. B) Sophia. C) Josephine. D) Emma. ANSWER: Josephine.
  3. Which city or borough would you rather be named after – Denver OR Bronx? Both were popular names in 2014! ANSWER: It’s up to you!
  4. Which name was NOT new to the girls top 100 list this year? A) Cora. B) Piper. C) Paisley. D) Clara. E) Ava. F) Cadence. ANSWER: Ava was not new. (It’s #4.) However, check out these new additions: Cora is #92. Piper is #94. Paisley is #96. Clara is #99. Cadence is #100.
  5. The names Easton, Xander, and Ryder are all new to the top 100 boys’ names this year. TRUE or FALSE? ANSWER: TRUE. Welcome aboard, guys!
  6. These boys’ names fell in popularity this year, and may soon be making their exit from the top 100. Which would YOU pick to be named before they fall of the list? Brayden (down 19 spots to #45) Chase (down 17 to #86) Colin (down 11 to #89) Zachary (down 9 to #67) ANSWER: Up to you! Personally, I love them all!
  7. Which “Fancy” Australian rapper’s real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly? Her names shot up on the popularity charts in 2014! ANSWER: Iggy Azalea. Iggy gained 75% in boys’ names, and Amethyst was up 55%!
  8. These names all fell OUT of the top 100 names this year: Bentley, Riley, Mateo, Jake, Ruby, Taylor. TRUE or FALSE? ANSWER: TRUE! Hard to believe, right? Maybe they’ll make a comeback.

- Ratha, STACKS Writer

 

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3. Baby Names of 2014

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question marksBaby Names: What’s Hot and What’s Not in 2014!

Now that the year is winding down, the polls are closing on the most popular baby names from 2014. Not too much has changed since last year’s Top Baby Names. For example the girls’ #1 name is still Sophia, and boys’ #1 is Jackson. But there are some new entries into the top 100 list . . . and there are some names that didn’t make the list this year! How name savvy are you? Check out our Baby Names Trivia below . . .

  1. Which Frozen character’s name shot up 29% this year? A) Olaf. B) Bulda. C) Elsa. D) Kristoff.
  2. Which is NOT one of the top 3 girls’ names of 2014? A) Olivia. B) Sophia. C) Josephine. D) Emma.
  3. Which city or borough would you rather be named after – Denver OR Bronx? Both were popular names in 2014!
  4. Which name was NOT new to the top 100 girls’ names list this year? A) Cora. B) Piper. C) Paisley. D) Clara. E) Ava. F) Cadence.
  5. The names Easton, Xander, and Ryder are all new to the top 100 boys’ names this year. TRUE or FALSE?
  6. These boys’ names fell in popularity this year, and may soon be making their exit from the top 100 – boo. Which would YOU pick to be named before they fall of the list? (Personally, I love them all!) Brayden (down 19 spots to #45) Chase (down 17 to #86) Colin (down 11 to #89) Zachary (down 9 to #67)
  7. Which “Fancy” Australian rapper’s real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly? Her names shot up on the popularity charts in 2014!
  8. These names all fell OUT of the top 100 baby names this year: Bentley, Riley, Mateo, Jake, Ruby, Taylor. TRUE or FALSE?

NAME your answers in the Comments below, and check back on New Year’s Day for the answers!

- Ratha, STACKS Writer

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4. Holiday Song Mashup

Christmas cookiesTest Your Holiday Song Smarts!

You know it’s finally the holiday season when you turn on the radio and it’s nothing but your favorite holiday jams! Nothing gets me into the holiday spirit like a great holiday song. So I thought it would be a great idea to give y’all a trivia quiz featuring mashed-up, mixed-up holiday song titles!

In case you’re new to the world of title combination quizzes, here’s how to play. Below is a list of 10 holiday songs, but they’re not the songs you’re familiar with. I combined two song titles together, and you get to determine the two original song titles!

For example, “We Wish You A Merry Silent Night” is a mashup of “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” and “Silent Night.”

Can you decode the titles below?

  1. All I Want for Christmas is Bell Rock
  2. Do You Want to Build a Red-Nosed Reindeer?
  3. Rockin’ Around the Navidad
  4. Holly Jolly Mean One, Mister Grinch
  5. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  6. Where Are You Silver Bells?
  7. Deck the Christmas Wrapping
  8. 12 Days of Comin’ To Town
  9. Let It Snow Home for Christmas
  10. Have Yourself a Merry Little Sleigh Ride
  11. Frosty the Jingle Bells

BONUS: Auld Lang Wenceslas

Can you figure out what the original song titles are? Share your answers in the Comments below!

En-Szu, STACKS Writer

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5. Thanksgiving Day Parade Trivia ANSWERS

Thanksgiving Trivia QuizRead the answers to our Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Trivia Quiz.

To get you in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I posted a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Trivia Quiz! Did you gobble up the questions, and spit out the answers? Or did it give you indigestion? (I hope not!) Without further ado, check out the answers below:

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Photo by Sachyn Mital

  1. Which city is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade held in? ANSWER: New York City. It starts at 77th St./Central Park West and ends at 34th St. in front of Macy’s . . . (of course).
  2. Who is always on the LAST float in the parade? ANSWER: B) Santa Claus! Every year since 1924 Santa and Mrs. Claus close the parade.
  3. Which book character will be a balloon in the 2014 parade? ANSWER: A) Greg Heffley! Although I would like to see Slappy one year . . . 
  4. Macy’s symbol is a red _________. ANSWER: Star.
  5. The Radio City _________ also perform a famous holiday dance number in the parade. ANSWER: Radio City Rockettes.
  6. Which character has never been a balloon in the parade? ANSWER: D) Elsa from Frozen. Although Idina Menzel (the actress who does Elsa’s voice) is set to perform this year!
  7. Which float has been in the parade for 40 years straight? ANSWER: A) Sesame Street!
  8. In 1997, several balloons had to come down due to high winds and safety concerns during the parade. Which balloon caused the most serious damage? ANSWER: A) The Cat in the Hat. The balloon was as tall as a 6-story building, and was careening out of control before it crashed into and broke the arm off a lamp post at 72nd St. Those winds can be hazardous!

Hope you enjoy the parade and turkey today! Gobble, gobble.

Ratha, Stacks Writer

 

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6. Halloween Poll

Happy HalloweenHalloween Poll

Moderator Katie on the Reading Buzz Message Board posted a poll-type quiz with questions contributed by Go-green-or-else, DreamtimeDetermined14, BreezeBrain39, WinterWonder9300, and DarkRising6.

MU HA HA HA! Let the fun begin!

  1. What’s your favorite thing about Halloween?
  2. What’s your favorite type of candy?
  3. What are you being for Halloween this year?
  4. What’s your favorite Halloween costume you’ve ever had?
  5. What do you usually do for Halloween (trick-or-treat, party, stay home)?
  6. What’s the most IDEAL Halloween costume?
  7. Do you have any Halloween traditions?
  8. On a scale of 1-10, how much do you like Halloween?
  9. Do you know the history of Halloween? Do you care?

There are lots more questions to answer in the Halloween Quiz post. Go check them out and tell Moderator Katie I said, “Hi!” Happy Halloween!!

image from kids.scholastic.com — Sonja, STACKS Staffer

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7. Celebrity Names Word Scramble

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Unscramble the Celebrity Names!

PurpleWizard50 has a new word scramble puzzle for you. Can you unscramble the letters to figure out the names of these celebs? You should recognize a lot of these famous people from their STACKS interviews!

Male Celebs:

  1. Ainll Ranho
  2. Jntisu Irbebe
  3. Jnhony Pedp
  4. Dama Nadsler
  5. Nadlie Cildfrfa

Female Celebs:

  1. Mame Snotwa
  2. Yatorl Wifts
  3. Lenase Mozge
  4. Tyak Reyrp
  5. Rocamne Zaid

Are you stumped? Click here for the answers.

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8. World Cup Soccer Trivia Quiz

FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014!

What’s the most popular sport in the world? Coming in as the most-watched, most-played in over 200 countries by over 3 billion people . . . soccer! In the streets, in backyards, schools and stadiums, all you need is a ball to get this game going.

As you may know, the World Cup is taking place now through July 13. Out of 209 countries with national teams, the top 32 teams qualified to compete for the title of World Cup champion. All month long, these 32 teams will play matches against each other until there is only 1 victorious team left. Who will it be in 2014?FIFA World Cup 2014 groups

The first World Cup was in 1930, and is held every 4 years. Like the Olympics, it alternates host countries and this year it is in Brazil. How much do you know about soccer and the World Cup? Compete in our Tuesday Trivia Quiz below:

  1. Which country is the reigning World Cup champion from 2010?Which country has won the most World Cups?In every country in the world except for the United States, what is the sport of “soccer” called?Name the Brazilian player who was named World Player of the Century and is considered to be the greatest player of all time. He won 3 World Cups in 1958, 1962, and 1970.TRUE or FALSE. If you win the World Cup, you have to give it back at the end of your country’s reign.TRUE or FALSE. Most American soccer players stay in the U.S.A. instead of going abroad to play pro soccer.Lionel Messi is currently considered to be the best soccer player in the world, challenging even the great Pele. What country is he from?Where will the next World Cup be held in 2018? Add a Comment
9. Celebrity Grammar Police

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Can you spot the celebrity grammar mistakes?

You know I love the celebrities we get to profile on the STACKS, but I have to reveal a sad truth. While they are all talented and beautiful, they do not always use perfect grammar and spelling when they write to their fans on social media. Shocking, I know, but YOU can help them. Please look at the following sentences and correct the mistakes. They will probably be really grateful for your corrections.

  1. Austin Mahone:
GUESS WHERE IM GOING TOMORROW!!!
  • Peyton List:
  • Every time I make an ugly face on Jessie I think about how many people are going to screenshot it and make it their profile pic
  • Leo Howard
  • : Hey everyone did you see last nights Kickin it. Haha love that episode!
  • Jake Short:
  • It honestly feels like it’s Saturday. My days are so nixed up. (Sonja: It was actually hard to find a mistake from Jake Short. His grammar is really very good!)
  • Harry Styles:
  • Thank you so much to everyone who bought the album, you’re incredible. And we are nothing without you, I am very very happy today .x
  • Olivia Holt
  • : blessings show up in many different forms. don’t ever second guess God’s reasoning.
  • Taylor Swift:
  • I LOVE YOU GUYS WE GOT AN ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINATION AND I AM TOO EXCITED TO USE PUNCTUATION (Sonja: At least she knows she made a mistake.)
  • Mindless Behavior:
  • what did you guys think of our new video from the airport? what can we say we love to dance LOL!!
  • Karan Brar:
  • Everyone has problems. Some peoples problems are more messed up than others, but don’t judge a person based on their problems.
  • Ross Lynch:
  • 2014 here I come.

    I tried to find a mistake from Dove Cameron

    but I couldn’t. Her grammar is impeccable! Did you spot the mistakes in all these sentences? Leave the corrected sentences in the Comments and I’ll post the answers next week.
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    10. World Cup Soccer Trivia Quiz Answers

    FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

    World Cup 2014 Brazil!!

    Attention, all you footballers (or soccer fans if you’re American)! Last week we posted some World Cup Trivia in honor of all the awesome World Cup soccer action we’ve been seeing. A few teams have already been eliminated.

    How did you score?

    Check out the answers below!

    1. Which country is the reigning World Cup champion? ANSWER: Spain. It won the World Cup in 2010. Sadly for them, they have already been eliminated from the 2014 tournament.

    2. Which country has won the most World Cups? ANSWER: Brazil with 5 titles. (#2 Italy with 4 titles, #3 Germany with 3 titles. The U.S. has never won one yet!)

    3. In every country in the world except for the United States, what is the sport of “soccer” called? ANSWER: Football . . . which is funny because around the world, they call American football . . . “American football.”

    4. Name the Brazilian player who was named World Player of the Century and is considered to be the greatest player of all time. He won 3 World Cups in 1958, 1962, and 1970. ANSWER: Pele. His full name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento. He came from humble beginnings in Brazil, and couldn’t afford a soccer ball as a child, so he used to play with a sock stuffed with newspaper tied with a string. He began playing for the Brazil national team at age 16 (!) and went on to score 1,281 goals in 1,363 games. He’s totally a legend!

    5. TRUE or FALSE. If you win the World Cup, you have to give it back at the end of your country’s reign. ANSWER: FALSE.  Well, kind of false.  There is ALL sorts of drama surrounding the history of the World Cup trophy. It was stolen twice, and in 1983 a new one had to be created because the original was believed to have been melted into gold pieces and sold by thieves!  So now Fédération Internationale de Football Association, or FIFA, the world governing body of soccer, keeps the official trophy.  The winners are awarded a gold plated replica to keep.

    6. TRUE or FALSE. Most American soccer players stay in the U.S.A. instead of going abroad to play pro soccer. ANSWER: FALSE. While many other U.S. sports attract foreign players (like baseball, basketball, and hockey), there is actually a REVERSE migration of American professional soccer players. Many American players leave the U.S. to play soccer in other countries.  Only 3% of World Cup players from any country play for a U.S. Major League Soccer team. 

    7. Lionel Messi is currently considered to be the best soccer player in the world, challenging even the great Pele. What country is he from? ANSWER: Argentina. He currently plays for the professional team FC Barcelona (in Spain) but was born in Argentina and plays for them in the World Cup. Although pro soccer players can play for any country, they usually play for the country where they were born, or where they hold citizenship, for the World Cup.

    8. Where will the next World Cup be held in 2018? ANSWER: Russia. This will be the first time ever in Russia!

    Are you a soccer fan? Or do you just love the 5 Seconds of Summer song “Hearts Upon Our Sleeve?” And more importantly, which team do you support in the World Cup? Yes, 5SOS totally counts. Let us know in the Comments below!

    Ratha, STACKS Writer

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    11. Celebrity Grammar Police Answers

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    Did you correct the celebrity grammar mistakes?

    With run-on sentences, missing capital letters, and missing punctuation, these celebrities made a lot of grammar mistakes in last week’s Celebrity Grammar Police Quiz! Of course, no one is perfect and and everybody makes mistakes. I’m not judging! I’m just showing you how these sentences are SUPPOSED to look.

    1. Austin Mahone:
    GUESS WHERE I’MPeyton List: Every time I make an ugly face on Jessie,.Leo Howard: Hey everyone,night’sIt!LJake Short: It honestly feels like it’s Saturday. My days are so mixedHarry Styles: Thank you so much to everyone who bought the album.Y, and.,.Olivia HoltBDTaylor Swift: I LOVE YOU GUYS!,!Mindless Behavior: WW?W.Karan Brar: Everyone has problems. Some people’shis or herRoss Lynch: 2014,Sonja, STACKS Staffer Add a Comment
    12. Fantasy Guess the Book

    Guess the book

    Fantasy Guess the Books

    Can you guess the book titles from this tiny sliver of each cover? I’ll give you a hint: They are all fantasy books, and they are all really, really good!

    Fantasy Guess the Book

    Leave your guesses in the Comments.

    image from kids.scholastic.com— Sonja, STACKS Staffer

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    13. Adventure Guess the Books

    Guess the book

    Adventure Guess the Books

    We are celebrating books of adventurous action this August. Can you guess the book titles from this tiny sliver of each cover? I’ll give you a hint: They are all really, really action-filled adventure books!Adventure Guess the Books Quiz

    image from kids.scholastic.com— Sonja, STACKS Staffer

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    14. Adventure Guess the Books Answers

    Guess the book

    Adventure Guess the Books: Answers Revealed!

    Your challenge yesterday was to name the book titles just by looking at these little pieces of the book covers

    . Did you guess them all?

    Here are the answers:

    1. The Kane Chronicles:
     The Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan
  • The 39 Clues: Unstoppable: Nowhere to Run
  •  by Jude Watson
  • Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero 
  • by Rick Riordan
  • I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011
  • by Lauren Tarshis
  • Infestation
  • by Timothy J. Bradley

    How did you do? Have you read all these books? Then you should totally join us for the rest of the Adventure Books Bash

    going on all month long!

    image from kids.scholastic.com— Sonja, STACKS Staffer

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    15. Back-to-School Word Scramble

    Back to SchoolBack-to-School Word ScrambleCatGymnastics173!

    Can you unscramble these school-related words?

    back-to-school word scramble

    to challenge you even more!

    Sonja, STACKS Staffer

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    16. Back-to-School Word Scramble Answers

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    for an awesome quiz! Would you like to see YOUR quiz in the Ink Splot 26 blog? You can add your ideas here!

    Sonja, STACKS Staffer

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    17. Goosebumps Guess the Books

    Guess the book

    Goosebumps Guess the Books

    We are celebrating Goosebumps books this October. Can you guess the book titles from this tiny sliver of each cover? I’ll give you an obvious hint: They are all in the Goosebumps series.Goosebumps Guess the Books

    image from kids.scholastic.com— Sonja, STACKS Staffer

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    18. Goosebumps Guess the Books Answers

    Guess the book

    Goosebumps Guess the Books: Answers Revealed!

    Your challenge today was to name the book titles just by looking at these little pieces of the book covers

    . Did you guess them all?

    Here are the answers:

    1. Goosebumps: One Day at HorrorLand
    2. Goosebumps Most wanted: Son of Slappy
    3. Goosebumps: The Werewolf of Fever Swamp
    4. Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy
    5. Goosebumps: The Haunted Mask

    How did you do? Have you read all these books? Then you should totally join us for the rest of the Halloween Book Challenge 

    going on all month long!

    image from kids.scholastic.com— Sonja, STACKS Staffer

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    19. Naked Mole Rat Trivia Quiz Answers

    Naked_mole-ratNaked Mole Rat Trivia Quiz Answers

    Last week we asked you to take a good, long look at the naked mole rat in our Naked Mole Rat Trivia Quiz. Now, we reveal the answers.

    1. The naked mole rat is not a mole or a rat, but is most closely related to which species?
      ANSWER: B) Porcupine. I don't see a resemblance. Do you?
  • They are naked because . . .
    ANSWER: B) They live underground so they don’t need hair to protect them from the sun. I don’t know this for a fact, but I bet they like their hairless look, too. I bet when they pass each other in the tunnel, they give each other high-fives and say, “Lookin’ good, bro!”
  • Naked mole rats live in tunnels attaching different rooms. Which of the following is NOT a part of the naked mole rat tunnel complex?
    ANSWER: B) Game room
  • One female in the colony is the queen naked mole rat. How do the other naked mole rats show respect to their queen?
    ANSWER: B) They bring her food all day long. It sounds like a sweet life, but the queen has to have all the babies for the colony, up to 100 babies a year! Imagine taking care of 100 babies!
  • How does a female naked mole rat get to be queen?
    ANSWER: C) She has to fight other females to the death. Even after she becomes queen, she still has to fight off challengers who want her position – and watch the babies at the same time! By the way, there is no king. The queen rules the naked mole rat colony alone!
  • Not only do naked mole rats eat their poop, they also roll around in it. Why?
    ANSWER: C) So they all smell the same. They identify the members of their own colony by their smell, so they can tell right away if someone has been rolling around in a different colony’s poop pile. Intruder alert!
  • I hope you enjoyed learning about the naked mole rat and can now see past their looks to appreciate the truly bizarre and fascinating creatures they are. To be honest, I think they are actually kind of cute! Do you? Leave a Comment.

    image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer
    Facts and images courtesy of San Diego Zoo

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    20. Author Trivia Quiz

    Trivia Tuesday:

    Beyond the Book Author Trivia Quiz!

    We nabbed some amazing authors for this week's Trivia Tuesday. We're talking . . .

    How well do you know these authors? Can you guess the answers to this Author Trivia Quiz? All the answers will be one of the authors above. Ready? GO!

    1. This author would go to a costume party dressed as The Invisible Man. (Spooky!)  
    2. This author has a phobia of mice. (Hint: one of the books this author wrote is titled Be Nice to Mice.)  
    3. If this author could meet anyone dead or alive, it would be Harry Houdini.  
    4. This author likes to end a meal with cookie dough ice cream.  
    5. This author loves fairy tales and loves the movie Enchanted (rated PG).  
    6. This author’s favorite books include: Holes, I am the Cheese, and Cirque du Freak.  
    7. This author has a phobia of the number 13!
    8. This author's favorite books are silly poetry books by Shel Silverstein. (A Light in the Attic, Where the Sidewalk Ends)

    Leave your answers below, and check back next week for the official word!

    —Ratha, STACKS Writer

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    21. Author Trivia Quiz Answers

    Trivia Tuesday:

    Beyond the Book Author Trivia Quiz Answers!

    Last week we posted a super-exclusive Author Trivia Quiz with . . .

    From their biggest phobias to favorite books – we got the scoop. How many did you guess correctly? Answers are below!
    1. This author would go to a costume party dressed as The Invisible Man. (Spooky!)  
      ANSWER: R.L. Stine 
    2. This author has a phobia of mice. (Hint: one of the books this author wrote is titled Be Nice to Mice.)  
      ANSWER: Nancy Krulik  
    3. If this author could meet anyone dead or alive, it would be Harry Houdini.  
      ANSWER: Anthony Horowitz 
    4. This author likes to end a meal with cookie dough ice cream.  
      ANSWER: Gordon Korman 
    5. This author loves fairy tales and loves the movie Enchanted (rated PG).
      ANSWER: Nancy Krulik 
    6. This author’s favorite books include: Holes, I am the Cheese, and Cirque du Freak.  
      ANSWER: Anthony Horowitz 
    7. This author has a phobia of the number 13!
      ANSWER: Gordon Korman 
    8. This author's favorite books are silly poetry books by Shel Silverstein. (A Light in the Attic, Where the Sidewalk Ends)
      ANSWER: R.L. Stine  

    BONUS! Check out the personal mottos of each author:

    “Never give up. Just take it slow, slow until you get there. (My grandmother used to tell me that all the time and she was a very wise woman.)” Nancy Krulik

    “Work hard. Play harder.” Anthony Horowitz

    “Every passing hour brings the solar system forty-three thousand miles closer to Nebular Cluster M13 in Hercules – and still there are some misfits who insist that there is no such thing as progress.” Gordon Korman

    “Have a very scary day.” R.L. Stine

    Inspiring, huh? Let us know what you think, and your personal mottos or quotes YOU might have in the Comments below!

    —Ratha, STACKS Writer

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    22. Winter Reading Games Event 5

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    STACKS Winter Reading Games: Guess the Book

    Although the ice has settled from the Winter Olympics, we’re keeping the torch alive with the STACKS Winter Reading Games. Every day, it’s a different event, and it’s not too late to enter the Sweepstakes

    ! Today’s main event is Guess the Book! We’ll describe a book in 1 sentence, and you have to guess the title.

    Ready to go for the gold? Begin!

    1. The name of this book is so heavily guarded that even the author’s name is a mystery: Pseudonymous Bosch!
    2. Fone, Phoney, Smiley, and Gran’ma are some of the characters in this epic comic book series.
    3. In this deathly final book, Harry, Ron, and Hermione finally bring the battle with Voldemort to a conclusion.
    4. Percy first discovers he is the son of a mortal woman and the Greek god Poseidon in this book.
    5. This goth-girl-mad-scientist has a lab assistant named Igor, desires to take over the world, and once tried to eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to “fit in” with her normal friends. (Hint: It’s a Jim Benton series!)
    6. After Greg and Rowley get into a fight, and Rowley ditches him, Greg tries to train Fregley to become his best friend.
    7. She’s a baby . . . she’s a mouse . . . and she has her own comic book series.

    Do you have what it takes to be a STACKS Reading Olympian? Then leave your answers in the Comments below! We will reveal the answers tomorrow right before the Readathon on Saturday, March 1 at noon – 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Join us!

    —Ratha, STACKS Writer

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    23. St. Patrick’s Day Quizzes

    Shamrocks

    Are you ready for St. Patrick’s Day?

    On March 17, everyone wears green and becomes a little bit Irish to celebrate old Saint Patrick. Here are a few other things for you to do to celebrate your Irish heritage (whether real or fake)!

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  • Play the St. Patrick’s Would You Rather Game
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    What is your favorite thing about St. Patrick’s Day? Tell us in the Comments.

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    24. BreezeBrain’s Guess the Book

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    Can you guess the titles of these books?

    After last week’s Winter Reading games, gold-medalist BreezeBrain39 submitted these Guess the Book questions. I know the answers to some of these but I might need help with a couple. How many of these books can you guess?

    1. Glue stick saves the world.

    2. Touch blue and your wish comes true.

    3. A wolf, a panda, a leopard, and a bird.

    4. The Robie house . . . this story’s plot.

    5. A candy-making competition plus secrets.

    6. A mouse computer.

    7. Mustaches and politics combined.

    Leave your answers in the Comments. And go add BreezeBrain39

    as a friend!

    image from kids.scholastic.com— Sonja, STACKS Staffer

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    25. April Word Scramble Teaser

    Coming soon

    April Coming Soon

    We thought we would give you a teaser quiz to see if you can guess what blog posts will be coming soon to Ink Splot 26. Can you unscramble the titles of these blog posts that you will be reading on Ink Splot 26 in the coming month?

    1. Dregain nbiogralpi bosok fo hte mntohcleyebrit erhat dyarrhay eottrp apyeronlits uzqi— Sonja, STACKS Staffer Add a Comment

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