Why is Amalia’s grandmother speaking to Amalia about the pain one feels when someone you love goes away?
A. Amalia’s grandmother was trying to help her deal with the news of Martha’s departure.
B. Amalia’s grandmother needed someone to open up to about her feelings.
C. Amalia’s grandmother loved to share stories of her past.
D. Amalia had asked her grandmother for advice.
Read these sentences from chapter 1.
Was she thinking of her two sons who lived far away or her daughter who promised to visit from Mexico City but never did? Or was she referring to her husband, Amalia's grandfather, who had died when Amalia was so young that she could not remember him? "
What do these sentences help the reader understand about Amalia’s grandmother?
A. She has dealt with many loses.
B. She was no longer married.
C.She has never visited Mexico City
D . She has 3 children.
Where did Tio Patricio move to once he got married?
A Puerto Rico
B Costa Rica
What does Abuelita keep in the olive wood box?
A. Cards and letters
Who came to pick up Amalia?
A Her mom
B. Tio Patricio
C. Her father
Who is Amalia named after?
A. her mom
B. her grandma
C. her aunt
D. her cousin
Why does Amalia want to end the conversation she is having with her grandmother in chapter 1?
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