1. Which choice best illustrates the setting of the book?
(a) Brooklyn on a cold and windy day in November of 1944.
(b) New York City on a hot and humid day in June of 1944.
(c) New York City on a cold and windy day in November of 1944.
(d) New York City on a stormy night in November of 1944.
2. Which character is the first to be introduced?
3. Which literary element does the author use to give the wind its power?
4. As the story begins, what is Lutie looking at?
(a) Children playing in the street.
(b) A house for sale.
(c) Her reflection in a window.
(d) An apartment for rent.
5. Where do Lutie and Bub currently live?
(a) In an apartment by themselves.
(b) In Lutie's employer's basement.
(c) With Lutie's father and his girlfriend, Lil.
(d) With Min and Jones.
6. Why is Lutie so adamant about moving?
(a) Lutie has just received a raise and wants a bigger place.
(b) Bub has been accepted to a new school.
(c) She hates her neighborhood.
(d) Lutie wants to get Bub away from Lil who drinks and smokes.
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