1. In Chapter 1, what happened to put Mickey Cray out of work?
Mickey Cray has been out of work ever since a dead iguana fell from a palm tree and hit him on the head. The iguana, which was stiff as a board and weighed seven and half pounds, died during a hard freeze. It gave Mickey a severe concussion with double vision and terrible headaches.
2. In Chapter 1, who was Mickey's son named after and how does he feel about the name?
Mickey son was named Wahoo after Wahoo McDaniel, a professional wrestler who once played linebacker for the Dolphins. Wahoo wishes that he had been called anything else. It is a name that is hard to live up to. People expect someone named Wahoo to act loud and crazy. When Wahoo grows up, he plans to change his name.
3. In Chapter 1, where does Wahoo's mother go and why?
Wahoo's mother goes to China for two months. She teaches Mandarin Chinese, and she has been hired to teach 50 people from an American company to speak Mandarin in Shanghai. Since Mickey has been out of work, they are behind on all their bills. So Susan takes the job in China.
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