1. Do you think a boy and a prairie dog could
become friends? Why?
Possible Answer: I do think they could be friends. One
time my sister and I found a blue jay under a tree. It was there
for many days. We would go out and sit by it. It would let
us get closer every day. After a few weeks we could go outside and
it would come and fly right by us. It would sit in a tree while we
played on the front porch. The blue jay became our friend.
This is why I think the boy in the book could become friends with a
2. The word "Amigo" means
"friend." Why is this a good name for this book?
Possible Answer: This is a good name for the book because it is
about a boy and a prairie dog who friend a friend.
3. How long do you think it took for the two to
Possible Answer: I think it probably took a few weeks for this
to happen. They had to learn to trust each other.
4. If you could have any pet, what pet would you
choose and why?
Possible Answer: I would choose a monkey. I think it
would be fun to have a monkey. They are funny to watch at the
zoo. I could have a lot of fun with a monkey for a pet. I
would try to teach it to do many things. I would take it for rides
on my bike. I would keep it in my bedroom and take it for a walk
5. Do you think Francisco still wants a dog at
the end of the story?
Possible Answer: I do not think he wants a dog at the end of
the story. He seems happy to have a prairie dog for a
friend. He also understands that his family is too poor to have a