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Who or what is Kelso?
Sheep dog's leader (German Shepherd)
Where did the sheep run to when fangos appeared?
Ran toward the top of the cliff
Name of the Old Baltimore Schooner Ship
Patty B
Items that the ship, Patty B carried
New Zealand wood & short crew of salty brave sailors & and boy named Jack
Who or what is Sage?
Old English sheep dog
Describe Sage
Blind and fearless
Describe the fangos
Yellow eyes, form and teeth
Who was the oldman that Jack cooked supper with?
Cookie
What meal was Cookie and Jack making?
Potato Scouse
Describe Cookie
Short & squat, with a mad, merry face, & a bald shiny head
What did Moxie do when Kelso barked, "Watch for fangos?
She ran in a tight useless circle that made her dizzy
Who or what fought the fangos?
Older dogs
How did Jack's parents die?
San Francisco Earthquake
What did Cookie call Jack?
Jackie Tar
What was the strangest thing to watch when Cookie slept?
He would tell big long stories in his dreams
Who or what is Kelso?
Sheep dog's leader (German Shepherd)
Where did the sheep run to when fangos appeared?
Ran toward the top of the cliff
Name of the Old Baltimore Schooner Ship
Patty B
Items that the ship, Patty B carried
New Zealand wood & short crew of salty brave sailors & and boy named Jack
Who or what is Sage?
Old English sheep dog
Describe Sage
Blind and fearless
Describe the fangos
Yellow eyes, form and teeth
Who was the oldman that Jack cooked supper with?
Cookie
What meal was Cookie and Jack making?
Potato Scouse
Describe Cookie
Short & squat, with a mad, merry face, & a bald shiny head
What did Moxie do when Kelso barked, "Watch for fangos?
She ran in a tight useless circle that made her dizzy
Who or what fought the fangos?
Older dogs
How did Jack's parents die?
San Francisco Earthquake
What did Cookie call Jack?
Jackie Tar
What was the strangest thing to watch when Cookie slept?
He would tell big long stories in his dreams
What did Cooke say just before the great wave struck ship?
Here she comes!
Name of the big Maori twins
Toa and Tanati
Which two men had so many tattoos they looked like they wore costumes and masks?
Toa and Tanati
What did the twins tie onto Jack with a rope to save his life?
Bale of sheep's wool
Sage would tell stories to the young dogs.What were their favorite stories about?
Humans
What was the name of Jack's ship?
The Patty B.
What was the ship carrying?
New Zealand wool
What was the cook's name?
Cookie
What were the names of the Maori twins?
Toa and Tanati
What did the Maori twins tie Jack to before throwing him into the water?
raft of wool
How did Moxie get Jack to come to Sage?
stick/fetch
What did Sage show Jack in a hole in the rock wall?
metal box with matches
What name does Jack give to Sage?
Grandfather
What does Sage show Jack near the wall?
a walking staff
What did Sage think about the boy?
He is lucky
What did Kelso think about the boy?
he is unlucky
What are the wild dogs called?
Fangos
What did the dogs think was unbelievable?
a dog killing a sheep
What did Jack say life is?
scouse (ship's stew)
How can Jack make salt?
evaporate seawater in rock pockets
Who showed up when Jack found the apple orchard?
Mr. Bones and the fangos
Who told Jack about soaking a sheep hide?
Father Maley
What did Jack make out of the fleece?
cape
What did Jack make with the sticks he threw off the cliff?
a raft
What books did Jack think about?
Robinson Crusoe and Treasure Island
What became more important than surviving for Jack?
staying a boy
What orphanage had he gone to?
St. Brendan's
What did Jack use to fight the fangos?
the staff
What did Sage tell Jack he needed?
vigilance
What did Jack think Mr. Bones was?
a traitor
During Kelso's and Mr. Bones's fight, what did Jack not see?
the ship
What did Jack do after Kelso and Mr. Bones fell off the cliff?
He lit the woodpile
How did Jack react when Toa and Tanati found him?
He acted like a dog
What did Sage say they called humans?
Stinkers
How did Jack escape the fangos the first time he encountered them?
He climbed a tree
What did Jack call the head fango?
Mr. Bones
What kind of dog was Moxie?
border collie
What kind of dog was Kelso?
German Shepherd
What color were Moxie's eyes?
one blue, one brown
What did Sage say the first fango was?
a dog
What did Sage say turned dogs into fangos?
not having humans around
What was Moxie trying to do at the beginning?
jump from sheep to sheep
What nickname did Cookie have for Jack?
Jackie Tar
What was the captain's name who was the captain of Jack's ship?
Captain Day
How did Mr. Bones say the word "boy"?
B…b..bbb..bb
1. To whom is this book dedicated?
1.To the dog in all of us.
2. Who is the "him" that Kelso tells Moxie to "Hold on…Ride him longer"?
2. A sheep (or ram).
3. What is the name of the blind dog?
3. Sage
4. What type of ship is it that Jack sails?
4. A Baltimore schooner (or a schooner)
5. What was the name of the ship that Jack sails?
5. the Patty B
6. What was the port that Jack's ship sailed from?
6. San Francisco
7. What do the sailors sleep in while on their ship?
7. In hammocks
8. What are the names of the big Maori twins?
8. Toa and Tanati
9. Why did the Captain have the men toss Jack overboard?
9. He did not want to chance it that the ship would sink with Jack still on board.
10. Why didn't Jack sink when they tossed him overboard?
10. He was tied to a waterproof bale of wool that floated in the water.
11. What does Sage call the humans' hands?
11. Mouths, with five long, soft teeth.
12. In Sage's story, how did the humans learn to throw sticks?
12. The dogs trained the humans how to throw sticks.
13.According to Sage, what were two names the dogs called the humans?
13. Stinkers and masters
14. What does Kelso tell the young dogs they must always do?
14. Protect the flock.
15. What is the first clue for Moxie that there is something new on the island?
15. She smells somethng different.
16. How does Moxie try to hold on to the strange new scent?
16. She flops down on top of the print, rolls onto her back and squirms back and forth to get all the scent to stick to her coat.
17. After Moxie sees the new creature, she runs from it. What does the creature do that makes her stop for a moment?
17. It whistles.
18. Why didn't the fangoes chase Moxie as she ran hard to the rocks?
18. She surprised them by running so hard and was gone so quickly that they did not think about chasing her.
19. How does Jack escape the wild dogs that surround him in the forest?
19. He climbs a tree.
20. How do the other dogs in Moxie's group know she has seen a human?
20. Sage tells them to smell the human scent on Moxie's coat.
21. What saves Jack when he fell from the limb with the wild dogs underneath him?
21. He had looped the belt arund the tree, then buckled himself in.
22. After Jack sees the dogs he hopes he will find people. What clues lead Jack to understand that he is alone?
22.He sees the ruins of a farmstead and he notices the sheep looked as if they had never been sheared (their fleece were dirty and matted).
23. How long had Jack been on the island when he was sure he was alone?
23. By his second day on the island.
24. What is a "Possible?"
24. What Father Maley calls an orphan that is good enough for someone to take home.
25. How does the little Border collie(Moxie) get Jack to go see Sage?
25. She uses a stick, playing fetch with Jack, moving the stick closer and closer to the old English sheepdog at the burnt ruins.
26. Where does Jack get the matches he uses to build a fire?
26. Grandfather/Sage leads him to a hole in the rock wall where a stone had fallen out where Jack then finds a rusted metal box that holds a glass jar full of matches.
27. What does Sage say caused the dogs to become fangoes?
27. It was not having humans.
28. What was the name of the first dog that killed a sheep?
28. Fango.
29. Which dog(s) remember the humans from before Jack?
29. Only Fango and Sage.
30. What were the vegetables that Jack found in what appeared to be an old garden?
30. He found radishes, potatoes, carrots, and onions
31. After Jack and Moxie are separated by the fangoes, Moxie realizes the difference between Sage and old Fango. What is that difference?
31. Though Sage lost his sight, Fango had lost language.
32. What happened when Fango lost language, according to Moxie's way of thinking?
32. When Fango lost language, he lost his very soul, he was a killer, he was no longer a dog.
33. How did Jack keep the fire going during the day?
33. He buried the coals.
34. How does Jack resist thinking that he would grow old alone on the island?
34. He daydreamed about his past.
35. Which daydream would always get to Jack?
35. The one in which a new boy in the orphanage who had survived a terrible shipwreck in which all hands were lost except for him.
36. Why is the little dog Moxie ashamed?
On two occasions she had been unable to protect or save the boy.
37. As Moxie watches the boy build his towering pile of sticks on the beach, what does she see that the boy does not?
37. Moxie sees a ship.
38. How is Jack able to get out of the forest after he and Moxie are surrounded by the wild dogs as they gather sticks.
38. Jack toops his belt around a long limb and swings it around his head until he and Moxie are out into the meadow.
39. What is the clue throughout the book that Fango/Mr. Bones is near.
A rank and foul-smelling odor.
40. What does Jack do when Tanati and Toa find him on the beach?
Jack fights , bites and growls like a dog.