Essay Topic 1
In Chapters 1 and 2, readers learn how the death of Macy's father has affected her and her mother. Discuss how Macy's father died and how his death affected Macy and her mother, and how each of them coped.
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 3, Macy remembers how running was such a large part of her life when her father was alive. Discuss what running meant to Macy before and after her father's death.
Essay Topic 3
In Chapter 3, Jason breaks up with Macy. Discuss Macy's relationship with Jason.
Essay Topic 4
In Chapter 4, Kristy makes a comment that it seems "sometimes that the whole . . . world's uphill. Discuss what that phrase means to Kristy and Macy.
Essay Topic 5
In Chapter 5, Delia states that she believes some things are meant to be broken. Discuss why Delia believes some things are meant to be broken and how that belief affects her life.
Essay Topic 6
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