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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 famous female movie character does Jazmin remember laughing?
2. What started Jazmin's mother's downward spirals?
3. What animal finds its way into Jazmin and CeCe's apartment?
4. What did Jazmin's mother realize after Jazmin's father died?
5. How does Jazmin refer to the time before her parents' divorce?
Short Essay Questions
1. What type of mother does Jazmin say that her mother was?
2. Describe the man who tries to get Jazmin's attention.
3. What types of people does Jazmin say shouldn't be parents?
4. Why are Jazmin and her sister moving?
5. How does Jazmin suppose that Crew got his knickname?
6. Why does Jazmin skip school?
7. What are Jazmin's feelings about moving?
8. Why does Jazmin not want to go to see her mother?
9. To what different circumstances do the girls respond with laughter?
10. How does Jazmin handle Brenda's bullying?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role of Timothy in the novel.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Consider the way that Jazmin handled herself when faced with Brenda the bully. Do you think that Jazmin handled this situation properly? What might she have done differently?
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