Peter and the Starcatcher

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Special this summer – Read and Win

Kids 14 and younger
Read - "Peter and the Starcatchers" by Dave Barry
Answer - one of the questions in writing (100 words minimum)
Win - a half price ticket to Peninsula Players performance of Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher dates: July 6-22, 2017

Read and win this summer!  Peninsula Players Theatre is offering half price tickets to any child 14 and younger who reads or listens to Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and completes one of the questions below or on the program form.  Turn in your answer to your favorite Library Branch for the half-price coupon to see one of the performances of Peter and the Starcatcher.

For our champion readers: Read the whole series and win a free ticket to the show! Still only answer one question!   Books in the series: Peter and the Starcatchers, Peter and the Shadow Thieves, Peter and the Secret of Rundoon, Peter and the Sword of Mercy, The Bridge to Never Land

Read the books in paper, audiobook or downloadable

Questions about Peter and the Starcatcher

Kids 14 and younger!
Choose one of these questions to answer, write your response (minimum 100 words) and turn it in to your favorite Library Branch for a coupon for half-price off a ticket to see Peninsula Players Peter and the Starcatcher July 6 - 22 this summer.
Big Readers: Read the whole series and win a coupon for a Free Ticket!

These authors took a well-known book and wrote about what happened before the events that took place in Peter Pan. What are some other books for which you'd like to know the "story before the story"?

One of the sailors befriends Peter and the other boys and helps them against the pirates. Why do you think he helped them when none of the other sailors would?

Black Stache is the main villain of this book, but is he the only one? If there are other evildoers in the book, what about their behavior would you describe as "villainous?"

Peter and Molly's father talk about the good and bad parts about never getting any older. What do you think would be some positives and negatives? Would you want to stay the age you are forever? Why or why not?

Peter gains the ability to fly. If you could have a "super" ability, what would it be?

Molly tells Peter that Greek and Roman mythology was mostly true, with the so-called gods  being ordinary people who found and used starstuff. Can you think of any famous people in history or living today who seem like they might have access to starstuff?

Do you think this book would make a good movie? If so, are there any parts you'd leave out? What actors would you cast as Peter, Molly and Black Stache?

The starstuff helped to create the mermaids and the fairy. What other creatures from legends could have been created by exposing real animals to starstuff?

Did reading this book make you want to read the original Peter Pan? Why or why not?

The members of the Mollusk Clan don't like outsiders. Why? What do you think of their treatment of uninvited guests?