This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Marking-Off Tree - The tree in a vacant lot that divides Rocio's street between the up and down sections.
The Willow Tree - Rocio's favorite tree that is destroyed by an emotionally-disturbed neighborhood boy. Nieves plants a new one.
Evening in Paris - A cologne set that Rocio buys her mother for Christmas. Rather than put it in her room for use, Nieves sets it on the kitchen shelf to gather dust.
Altavista Memorial Hospital - The hospital where Rocio works as a menu girl during the summer before college...
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