Readers Guide for HE STARTED IT
Questions for Discussion
1. What was your initial opinion of Beth, Portia, and Eddie? How did it change throughout the book?
2. Would you go on a cross-country road trip with your family for an inheritance? How much money would it take?
3. When you first read the journal entries, what did you think of them?
4. Who was your favorite sibling in the book? Least favorite?
5. What tourist attraction did you find the most interesting? Are there any you would like to see?
6. Why do you think Grandpa took them on the road trip when they were kids?
7. Who would you have sided with: Grandpa or Nikki?
8. Did you think Nikki was going to return alive after twenty years? Why or why not?
9. Who did you think was in the van? Were you right?
10. Why do you think the book ended where it did?