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- Dylan's mother leaves the country for five months on a work trip. How does Dylan's family life change after his mother leaves? How would your life be different if one of your parents took an extended trip away from home?
- Do you believe in the existence of cryptids - animals that are believed to exist but haven't been proven to exist? Do you think it is possible that the Sasquatch might live in the wilderness?
- Sasquatch is set in and around Portland and Mount St. Helens. Did you like reading a novel set in our community? What neighorbhoods did you recognize?
- How does Dylan react to his father's new hobby? How would you react?
- What is Dr. Flagg's opinion on accepted ways to study the Sasquatch? What do you think of these methods? What does he plan to do with the Sasquatch once captured?
- Have you visited Mount St. Helens? What was your experience like? Did you see any existence of the Sasquatch?
- What does the term "harvest" mean in this novel?
- Is Dylan brave or foolish for going with Buck to Mount St. Helens? Why do you think so?
- Each part of Sasquatch begins with a quotation from the Bible. Take a second look at these quotes and discuss why the author might have chosen those particular passages.
- Buck says, "Fortunately for the Sasquatch, very few people believe in them. It's the only thing that has kept them alive all these years." What does this statement mean?
- Would you recommend this book to other readers?
If you liked this book try
- Backwater by Joan Bauer
- Climb or Die by Edward Myers
- Deathwatch by Rob White
- Far North by Will Hobbs
- The Field Guide to Bigfoot, Yeti, and Other Mystery Primates Worldwide by Loren Coleman and Patrick Huyghe
- Mysteries of the Universe by Colin Wilson
- Thunder Cave by Roland Smith
- The Volcano Disaster by Peg Kehret
Trail mix, granola bars -- anything you might take on a long hike.
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