Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Chapter 1
1. Describe Cecilia Lisbon's first attempt at suicide.
2. What does Peter Sissen find in the Lisbon girls' bathroom?
3. When Peter Sissen reports back to the boys about his time inside the Lisbon house, what does Paul Baldino vow to do?
4. What happens in the Baldinos' backyard to arouse neighborhood suspicions?
5. How did it happen that Paul Baldino found Cecilia in the bathtub?
6. Who was Dominic Palazzano and what was his part in Cecilia's story?
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