Book Club – North Pole

Sunday, March 17 at 7 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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We are excited for the second meeting of the Friends of Freddy book club on Sunday, March 17 at 7 p.m. EST.  We hope that you can join us for our discussion of Freddy Goes to the North Pole (originally More to and Again).   
To get the juices flowing, here are some questions to consider for discussion:
– How many types of villains are in this book?
– Do any of them have redeeming features?
– Do any have no saving characteristics?
– Do you have a favorite villain from this book?

One reason the Freddy books are fun to read out loud to children is because there is adult humor in them. What are some of the passages that you find most humorous?

Are there any discontinuities between Freddy Goes to Florida and Freddy Goes to the North Pole? For example, do Henriette and Charles have the same number of children?

Forgetting that this became part of a series, does any animal stand out as the main character in this book? Which character do you like most in this book?

Why is the rescue group so ill prepared?

Freddy Goes to the North Pole was published in 1930; were there any events in the previous years that might have influenced Brooks to write about expeditions or the North Pole?

In case you don’t have time to fully read the book beforehand, here is an excellent summary that Kevin prepared several years ago for the Bean Home Newsletter.

We hope you can join us as a participant or listener!  The Zoom link for the meeting is:  
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