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The Extraordinaries
By TJ Klune

Discussed August 2022

Buy The Extraordinaries from Amazon.com

Questions

  1. Did you like the book?
  2. Nick’s blog is used throughout the book. What do you think of the use of this device? Does it add to the story?
  3. The book refers to Nick’s blog as fanfic. Is it truly fanfic?
  4. What do you think of Nick’s father and his role in the story?
  5. How do you think the adults handle the “Extra-ness” of the teens as the book progresses?
  6. Apparently because of his ADHD, Nick thinks differently than others. How does this help or hinder his friends and family?
  7. What do you think of Nick’s friends?  
  8. When did you guess that Shadow Star might be one of Nick’s acquaintances?
  9. What do you think about what the book says about good and evil?
  10. Could you see the good/evil twist coming? What did you think of it?
  11. There are several relationships in the book. Discuss.
    1. Nick and Owen
    2. Nick and Seth
    3. Gibby and Jazz
    4. Nick and his dad
    5. Seth and his aunt/uncle
    6. Nick, Seth, Gibby, and Jazz
  12. This is the first of a trilogy. Will you read the other books in the trilogy?
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