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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 stolen from Betty Lou while Dootsie is sick?
2. What disturbs Stargirl's concentration in the library?
3. What special power does Dootsie think she has?
4. What is the name of Charles' wife?
5. Who sends Stargirl on her strange field trips?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Stargirl relate so well to the stone piles?
2. What is the big fight that Stargirl breaks up when she is at Alvina's house?
3. How does Stargirl mark her happiness?
4. How does Stargirl meet Dootsie?
5. What strange thing does Stargirl notice about Alvina at the festival?
6. Who is Ondine?
7. What does Stargirl miss the most about her last home?
8. How is March 21st symbolic in the book?
9. What strange sight does Stargirl see when she is at work with her father?
10. What is ironic about Stargirl chasing the thief to his house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Stargirl endures many different trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials and what lessons does she learn through these experiences?
Essay Topic 2
How does Stargirl show the importance of her community? What effect does this have on the plot?
Essay Topic 3
How was the theme of diversity shown in this book, and which characters were most affected by this?
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