1. In Shizuko's dream at the beginning of Chapter 1, who is throwing rice cakes to a crowd?
The village carpenter.
2. Where is the novel set in Chapter 1?
3. What causes Shizuko to wake up from her nap in Chapter 1?
The telephone rings.
4. Where is Yuki in Chapter 1?
Miss Uozumi's house.
5. In Chapter 1, why is Yuki going to be late for dinner?
She is waiting for her piano teacher, who is running late.
6. To whom does Shizuko write notes in Chapter 1?
Hideki and Yuki.
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