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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Vince?
(a) Martha's father.
(b) Martha's boyfriend.
(c) Martha's uncle.
(d) Martha's brother.

2. What was Olive's last name?
(a) Bennigan.
(b) Barton.
(c) Berry.
(d) Barstow.

3. What secret does Martha share about herself after breakfast?
(a) She likes to watch the stars at night.
(b) She has never kissed a boy.
(c) She wants to be a writer.
(d) She cheated on a math test.

4. Martha loves to visit her grandmother who lives near the _____________________.
(a) Mississippi River.
(b) Grand Canyon.
(c) Pacific Ocean.
(d) Atlantic Ocean.

5. Why does Martha have trouble concentrating during the game?
(a) She has a headache.
(b) She would rather be with Vince and the Mannings.
(c) She's worried because her father is still out.
(d) She can't stop thinking about Olive.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Dennis' decision mean for the family?

2. The first sentence of the book Olive would write is : "The __________________ secret wish was that her bones were hollow like a bird's and that she could just take off and fly away."

3. What street was Martha riding on when she was hit on her bicycle?

4. Who is the woman at Martha's front door at the beginning of the story?

5. What writing assignment did the teacher make on the day after Martha embarrassed herself by saying that she liked Kyle?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Godbee get that nickname?

2. What could Godbee mean when she tells Martha that this could be their last summer together?

3. What morning ritual do Martha and Lucy have?

4. Who is the woman who shows up at Martha Boyle's front door at the beginning of the story and what does the woman give to Martha?

5. Name all the Manning brothers and identify the project Jimmy is working on.

6. Who is Godbee?

7. Who is Martha's mother and what is her job?

8. What is the traditional game played during visits to Godbee's house and why is the first game night of this visit not very successful?

9. Which one of the Manning boys likes Martha?

10. What is the next secret Martha reveals to Godbee regarding what she wants to be one day?

(see the answer keys)

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