by Joan Bauer
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
Answer these personal response questions in your journal:
- How old are you today?
- When is your birthday?
- What is the legal driving age in your state?
- When do you plan on getting a learner's permit and learning to drive a car?
- What kind of a car would you like to drive?
- What kind of car/cars does your family have?
- Have you ever taken a long road trip by car?
- If so, where did you go?
- Have you ever ridden in a big Cadillac? How did it feel?
- Define "Realistic Fiction".
Give the book RULES of the ROAD a good "first look":
- What does the cover picture tell you?
- What awards or prizes has this book won?
- After reading the BOOK BLURB (on the back cover or inside jacket) what does this story seem to be all about?
- Who are the main characters in this story?
- What have the reviewers said about this book?
- How many pages and how many chapters are in this book?
- What did you find out about the author Joan Bauer?
- Have you read any other books by this author?
- What age level does this book seem written for?
- What is the setting for this book?