Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the purpose of keeping a diary for Mia? What sparked her interest in journaling?
Mia's mother bought a journal for Mia as a way for Mia to express her feelings and not keep everything bottled up.
2. What is the relationship between Mia and Lilly's brother?
Lilly teases Mia that Michael is sexually harassing Mia but Mia does not notice. Mia and Michael are friends, each with a secret crush on the other.
3. What is Mia's reaction to her mother, Helen, dating one of her teachers?
Mia pretends to be happy but worries about the stigma of the relationship. Mia also threatens to kick Mr. G's butt if he makes Helen cry.
4. Who is Mia's paternal grandmother? What is Mia's opinion of the grandmother?
Mia's grandmother is the Dowager Princess of Genovia. Mia does not really like her grandmother, whom she calls Grandmere.
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