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Betsy Byars
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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. Where does Charlie go to feel safe after his sucker is fixed?
(a) His bed.
(b) His couch.
(c) His corner.
(d) His tent.

2. Where does Sara leave Charlie while she talks with her best friend?
(a) The driveway.
(b) The kitchen.
(c) The trail.
(d) The porch steps.

3. What kind of car does Wanda's boyfriend drive?
(a) A cadillac.
(b) A VW bug.
(c) A scooter.
(d) A pick-up truck.

4. What does Charlie run into after he starts running in the woods?
(a) A wooden fence post.
(b) A wire fence.
(c) A tree stump.
(d) Some old farm equipment.

5. What causes Willie to take Frank up on his offer?
(a) Charlie starts to cry.
(b) Sara says Willie is too old.
(c) Wanda says she is not happy.
(d) Frank gives her a hug.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Willie say she understands Sara's feelings about Wanda?

2. What is Charlie afraid Sara will do at the beginning of the book?

3. Why do the swans come closer to Charlie?

4. What does Sara want to do after her trip to the lake?

5. What does Charlie decide to do when he thinks something came to visit him?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Wanda say to comfort Sara about her big feet?

2. What does Willie ask Sara to do after Wanda leaves, and why is Sara so upset about this?

3. What information about Charlie do we get from Mary's mother?

4. What does Aunt Willie do to make sure the scooter is safe for Wanda?

5. What happens when Charlie asks for help with his missing button?

6. What does Charlie do when he feels lonely without Sara with him?

7. What does Charlie do when he is asked the time, and why?

8. What keeps Sara awake at night, and why is this so strange?

9. What does Sara do and say when she sees what is making Charlie so anxious at the beginning of the book?

10. Why is Charlie's foot so sore while he is in the woods?

(see the answer keys)

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