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My Sister’s Keeper

Jodi Picoult

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1. What type of cancer is Kate diagnosed with?

2. How did Julia and Campbell meet?

3. What is Brian’s favorite hobby?

4. What is the name of Kate’s primary oncologist?

5. What is Anna named after?

6. Which of these has Anna not donated to Kate?

7. In the analogy she draws between oncology and a battlefield, who does Sara refer to as the seasoned sergeants?

8. What is Campbell’s reason for not telling Julia about his seizures sooner?

9. Why was Kate so happy after Jesse tackled her in the family’s football game?

10. Why does Campbell have to bail Jesse out of jail?

11. Which one is not an explanation Campbell gives for his service dog?

12. Why does Sara first take Kate to the hospital, before doctors diagnose her with cancer?

13. Where did Anna find out about Campbell?

14. Where does Jesse eventually graduate from?

15. What is the name of the boy Anna has a crush on?

16. Why did Anna file the lawsuit?

17. What decision does Julia give to Judge DeSalvo?

18. How did Judge DeSalvo’s daughter die?

19. What happens to Brian after Anna’s death?

20. How is Kate’s bone marrow transplant paid for?

21. What present does Jesse recall receiving as a “guilt gift”?

22. What sport does Anna love to play?

23. Why doesn’t Brian want to put Kate on arsenic therapy?

24. Who lives with Julia?

25. What does Anna most want to be in ten years?

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