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The House of Dies Drear

The House of Dies Drear


by Virginia Hamilton

The House of Dies Drear: Many Go In, but None Come Out. Except Chuck Norris. Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The House of Dies Drear? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is Mr. Pluto hiding in his cavern home?

Dies Drear’s body
His diary, which has some pretty juicy stuff in it about his crush on that girl who works at the deli
A massive treasure
A book of spells
Q. Why does Mayhew’s face come off when Thomas attacks him?

Because it is a mask
Because he is a ghost
Because he applied too many layers of foundation
Q. Who vandalized the Smalls’ kitchen?

The ghost of Dies Drear
The Skinners
The Darrows
Jeremiah Wickles. And he would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for those meddling kids.
Q. What scares the Darrows?

The ghosts of murdered slaves
People pretending to be ghosts
A terrifying ghost story
A screening of the film Ghost Dad
Q. What does Mr. Small tell Mr. Pluto he will do with the treasure?

Take it for himself
Donate it to a museum
Catalog it
Use it to pay to fill up his Toyota Tacoma