Tuesdays at the Castle

  Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George

 

Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one-other than Celie, that is-takes the time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and their fate is unknown, it's up to Celie, with her secret knowledge of the castle's never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom. This delightful book from a fan- and bookseller-favorite kicks off a brand-new series sure to become a modern classic.

Discussion Questions:

  1. After her parents disappear, Princess Celie refuses to believe they're dead. What makes her think they're still alive?
  2. Visitors from two of the neighboring kingdoms come for the funeral, but don't seem to want to leave. Why?
  3. Why doesn't Prince Rolf want to be crowned king?
  4. When the royal family discovers the plot against Prince Rolf how do they fight back? How does Castle Glower help?
  5. What part does Prince Lulath of Grath play in the rebellion? Why do they decide to trust him?
  6. What does Prince Khelsh of Vhervhine want with Castle Glower?
  7. What does Khelsh do to Castle Glower?
  8. How does Celie heal the Castle?
  9. How do the things in the Spy Glass Tower help Celie, Lilah and Rolf?
  10. Who is Rufus and what does he do?

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