Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why does Georgie like his garden book so much?
Georgie loves his garden book because the pictures in it are so vibrant and removed from his regular, difficult day-to-day life. The pictures there put him in a calm state of mind and make him feel protected.
2. Why does Georgie never read his garden book?
Georgie never reads his garden book because he is not yet able to read even though he has repeated the first grade twice.
3. What makes Georgie dislike his teacher?
Georgie does not like his teacher because she does not help him, says mean things about him, and refuses to protect him against the bullying that he receives from other kids in the school.
4. What does Mrs. Sims give Georgie one day at the grocery store?
One day at the grocery store, Mrs. Sims gives Georgie a lottery ticket that is good for winning money and some free groceries from the store.
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