3 Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

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Choose one prompt to respond to:

Option 1:  In what ways did this novel make you think differently about people with social or physical challenges?  Use specific examples from the story to explain.

Option 2: Dusti Bowling has written a sequel for Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus?  Would you like to read it?  Explain why or why not.

18 thoughts on “3 Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

  1. Yes, I would want to read the next book. I would want to read it because it would let us see what happens to Aven and her friends. I would want to see what the book it about. I also like the way the author writes and how they tell the story.

  2. This novel makes me think differently about people with disabilities because I used to think they were weird and if they had like ticks, like mentioned in the book, that they could keep them in. Now I know they can’t, and now I wouldn’t be so weirded out by them. And that people with disabilities can have some pretty awesome talents.

  3. Yes I would like to read the sequel to insifigant events in the life of a cactus because I want to know if Aven keeps on playing the guitar.

  4. Yes, I would read the sequel to the Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus because I want to know want happen to Stagecoach Pass with the hands of Aven. Plus, I want to know if Aven does learn how to ride a horse and see if Aven does go to see if she does go see her grandmother.

  5. This novel makes me think differently because I thought that people with disabilities were funny and weird but now after reading this book I know how people feel. I can understand how hurt they would be when other people make fun of them, call them names and laugh at them.
    I would like to read the sequel of “Insignificant events in a life of a cactus”. I would like to read it because I thought the book was really interesting so I would like to know what happens to Aven and her friends.

  6. Yes, I would like to read the sequel. I would like to read it because I would like to learn if Aven makes any new friends. Also, it would be interesting to learn what Aven and her friends will do in their future. I wonder if in the future, Aven ever teaches her friends how to play the guitar.

  7. Yes I would totally read the sequel to this book I think that the story was really well developed and I would be exited to read more. I think that the plot had some unexpected twists and turns, that are necessary in any story. I hope her freinds find a new mystery to uncover! So I think this will have an amazing sequal and I will read it as soon as possible!

  8. Yes, I would want to read the next book because i do not like reading one book and not reading the next.

  9. I would like to read the next book because I find this authors work quite amazing. I think the author has quite a creative mind set to come up with this type of story line. Long story short yes, I would love to read the next book because I love the author’s work on this book.

  10. Yes, I would like to read the next book. I would want to because I found that the first book brought me joy. I would like to find out what Aven and her friends do next, For them anything is possable.

  11. I would love to read the sequel because I loved the book it showed how even though she doesn’t have arms she is still so determined to do anything/figure anything out.

  12. i dont really want to rea te sequel because this book was accual kind of borng and i dont like mysteries that much anyways.

  13. yes I would read the novel because this book is so inspiring and it tells you that you can do anything even if you do not have any arms.

  14. I would love to read the next one because this one taught me to think twice before you say something that may hurt. People may look different on the outside but may be just like you in the inside. It would hunt if you had to answer the same question over and over again ( Where are your arms? ) Even tho she doesn’t have arms she can do great things. It nice she has a friend like Conner to help solve a mysteries.

  15. I would like to read the sequal because I want to see how her and her friends over come their problems. I also would want to see her keep trying and never give up to set her goals that she wants to achieve.

  16. Yes i would like to read it because the book was really good and i would like to know what the next book is about. At first i thought that i wasn’t going to like it but then i really enjoyed it because it had to do with cactus and i have a some pretty hard exprinces with cactuses before.

  17. Yes I would like to read the next book, because it would tell me what Aven and her friends would do and what struggles they go through together. At first I thought that I would’t like it but it was really good because it tells what disabled people go through, and it was just in general a really good book I would recommend it to other people.

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