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What is different for girls versus boys in poverty in Patricia's story?

Students should be able to identify and discuss how the girls in Patricia's story are subject to sexual abuse. Furthermore, they should discuss how the risks of pregnancy are much more damaging to the lives of young women than to those of young men, and how becoming a young mother often prevents girls from getting an education and breaking cycles of poverty.

What is the lesson Patricia has been carrying with her since grade three?

Students should be able to identify Miss Troup's important message to Patricia, which Patricia eventually passes on to her own children: That they can do anything and be anything, as long as they dream.

In the end, what does Patricia credit with turning her life around?

At the end of the book, Patricia realizes that love was what enabled her...

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