1. What did the redbird do that makes Rick question life?
(a) It flew into a glass door.
(b) It hurled itself into a pool.
(c) It threw its baby from the nest.
(d) It attacked its own reflection.
2. What does Rick say about this book?
(a) That it is not important.
(b) That everyone should read it.
(c) That it is a story meant only for his family.
(d) That he wrote it for himself.
3. What did Rick's mother do without so that her boys could have school clothes?
(b) New shoes.
(c) A new dress.
(d) A nice house.
4. Why did Rick tell his family's story?
(a) To record his mother's sacrifices.
(b) To make his brothers feel better.
(c) To make himself feel better.
(d) To forgive his father.
5. How long did Rick put off writing his book?
(a) Five years.
(b) Ten years.
(c) Fifteen years.
(d) Twenty years.
6. What made Rick finally write the book?
(a) His grandmother's death.
(b) His mother's death.
(c) His grandfather's death.
(d) His father's death.
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