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Howard Fast

April Morning

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1961

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1. Why might Adam be considered an unreliable source of information in his household?

A) His sincerity

B) His intelligence

C) His doubts

D) His adolescence

2. How does Adam perceive his father at the beginning of the novel?

A) As callous and harsh

B) As having good intentions

C) As kind but difficult

D) As judgmental

3. What does Moses value more than faith?

A) Criticism

B) Data

C) Reason

D) Love

4. What event foreshadows Adam’s conflict with the militia and the British army?

A) Moses allows Adam to join the militia.

B) Levi has a dream of a red sky and his own death.

C) Sarah is displeased when Moses allows Adam to join the militia.

D) The committee meeting decides to confront the British army.

5. Initially, Adam believes the British troops smiled and screamed insults at the Lexington colonial militia. What does Adam’s assessment of the British reaction reveal about him?

A) His perspective comes from speaking with eyewitnesses.

B) He has a bias toward Loyalists.

C) His hatred for war clouds his mind.

D) His assessment is a trauma response from the skirmish.

6. What motivates Solomon Chandler to fight in the war?

A) Grief and self-preservation

B) Violence and revenge

C) Honor and glory

D) Defense of his land and life

7. How do Adam’s meditations on his father change after his father’s death?

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