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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Jazmin's last name?
2. What does CeCe not allow in her apartment?
3. What does Jazmin find to write on?
4. How does Jazmin describe her hair?
5. To what song are Jazmin's parents listening?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jazmin think that Jabari is lucky?
2. What are Jazmin's parents arguing about the night before she is born?
3. How does Jazmin say Amsterdam Avenue will fool you?
4. How does Jazmin dress when she hopes to attract male attention?
5. Describe Jazmin's father's Cadillac.
6. Why does Jazmin's father want her name spelled as it is?
7. What is the lesson that Jazmin learns in the park?
8. Why does CeCe tell Jazmin she is beautiful?
9. Why does Jazmin like the stoop?
10. Describe Timothy.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the incident where Jazmin and her sister ran away from their abusive foster home. Jazmin believes they were assisted by angels in making it to their mother's apartment safely. Do you agree with Jazmin? Can you think of any other explanations for this experience?
Essay Topic 2
Why does Jazmin wait so long before she goes to see her mother in the hospital? Use specific examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Based on information given in the book, create a chronological account of Jazmin's life.
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