Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Here we go with the 2018 Summer Hiatus Challenge.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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PARALLEL
2: The 36 degree, 30 minute parallel marked the boundary between free territory and slave territory under this 1820 compromise.

4: In the Olympics, they are 2 m high, 3.5 m long and 42 to 52 cm apart.

6: "Heart of Glass" is a single from this band's Parallel Lines.

8: Playfair's axiom is equivalent to this Elements author's fifth postulate on parallel lines.

10: 22 pairs of Greeks and Romans were compared in this classical author's Parallel Lives.

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNERS
3: Wayside School series creator Louis Sachar won in 1999 for this book where juvenile detainees have to dig the title objects.

6: In the 2013 winner, The One and Only Ivan is one of these apes; a 1933 film about another one raised Fay Wray to stardom.

9: Winning the medal in 1944 was this Esther Forbes book named after a fictional apprentice silversmith at the start of the American Revolution.

12: This title field mouse is helped by the Rats of NIMH in Robert C. O'Brien's winner for 1972.

15: This author won in 1994 for The Giver and in 1990 for Number the Stars, about Danish Jews' resistance in WWII.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Answers:
Spoiler
PARALLEL
2: The 36 degree, 30 minute parallel marked the boundary between free territory and slave territory under this 1820 compromise.
MISSOURI COMPROMISE

4: In the Olympics, they are 2 m high, 3.5 m long and 42 to 52 cm apart.
PARALLEL BARS

6: "Heart of Glass" is a single from this band's Parallel Lines.
BLONDIE

8: Playfair's axiom is equivalent to this Elements author's fifth postulate on parallel lines.
EUCLID

10: 22 pairs of Greeks and Romans were compared in this classical author's Parallel Lives.
PLUTARCH

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNERS
3: Wayside School series creator Louis Sachar won in 1999 for this book where juvenile detainees have to dig the title objects.
HOLES

6: In the 2013 winner, The One and Only Ivan is one of these apes; a 1933 film about another one raised Fay Wray to stardom.
GORILLA

9: Winning the medal in 1944 was this Esther Forbes book named after a fictional apprentice silversmith at the start of the American Revolution.
JOHNNY TREMAIN

12: This title field mouse is helped by the Rats of NIMH in Robert C. O'Brien's winner for 1972.
MRS. FRISBY

15: This author won in 1994 for The Giver and in 1990 for Number the Stars, about Danish Jews' resistance in WWII.
LOIS LOWRY
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Missouri
4: parallel Bars
6: Blondie
8: Euclid
10: Plutarch

3: Holes
6: Gorilla
9:
12: 
15: Lois Lowry

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Missouri Compromise
4: parallel bars
6: Blondie
8: Euclid
10:

3: Holes
6: gorilla
9:
12:
15: Lois Lawry

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Missouri
4: parallel bars
6: Blondie
8: Euclid
10: Plutarch

3: Holes
6: gorilla
9: Johnny Tremain
12: Feevil
15: Lois Lowry

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2. Missouri Compromise
4. parallel bars
6. Blondie
8. Euclid
10. Ovid

3. Holes
6. gorilla
9. Johnny Tremain
12. Mrs. Frisby
15. Lois Lowry

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Missouri Compromise
4: parallel bars
6: Blondie
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: CLAM
6: gorilla
9: CLAM
12: CLAM
15: Lowry

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: the Missouri Compromise
4: the parallel bars
6: Blondie
8: Euclid
10: Plutarch

3: Holes
6: Gorilla
9: (clam)
12: Mrs. Frisby
15: (clam)

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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The parade of clams begins!
Spoiler
2: Kansas -Nebraska Act
4: men's parallel bars
6: CLAM
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: Holes
6: gorilla
9: CLAM
12: CLAM
15: CLAM
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Missouri Compromise
4: Parallel Bars
6: Blondie
8: Euclid
10:

3: Holes
6: Gorilla
9:
12:
15:

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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PARALLEL
2. Missouri Compromise
4. parallel bars (gymnastics)
6. Blondie
8. Euclid
10. Ovid

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNERS
3. Holes
6. gorilla
9. Johnny Tremain
12. Mrs. Frisby
15. Lois Lowry
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Spoiler
PARALLEL
2: Missouri compromise

4: parallel bars

6: Blondie

8: Euclid

10: Plutarch

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNERS
3: Holes

6: gorilla

9: CLAM

12: Mrs. Frisby

15: CLAM

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Spoiler
2: Missouri Compromise
4: Parallel Bars
6:Blondie
8: Euclid
10: Plutarch

3: Holes
6: Gorilla
9: Johnny Tremaine
12: clam
15: Lois Lowry

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Missouri Compromise
4: Parallel Bars
6: Blondie
8: Euclid
10: Plutarch

3:
6: Gorillas
9:
12:
15:

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Spoiler
2: Missouri Compromise
4: Parallel Bars
6: Blondie
8: clam
10: clam

3: clam
6: gorilla (whatever King Kong was, right?)
9: clam
12: Mrs. Frisby
15: clam
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Spoiler
2: Missouri Compromise
4: parallel bars
6: Blondie
8: Euclid
10:

3: Holes
6: gorilla
9:
12:
15: Lois Lowry
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler

2: Missouri

4: parallel bars (gymnastics)

6: PASS

8: Euclid

10: PASS



3: Holes

6: gorilla

9: Ethan Frome

12: PASS

15: Lois Lowry


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Spoiler
2: Missouri Compromise
4:
6: Blondie
8: Plato
10:

3: Holes
6: Gorilla
9:
12:
15:

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