93 pages 3 hours read

Margaret Peterson Haddix


Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2007

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Multiple Choice

1. When Yetta is trapped in the fire, whose earlier advice does she finally understand?

A) Bella’s

B) Rahel’s

C) Harriet’s

D) Jane’s

2. Over the course of the novel, why does Bella’s attitude toward her job change?

A) She becomes less naive.

B) She becomes more accepting.

C) She learns to work harder.

D) She learns to value education.

3. How does Mrs. Livingston meet her future husband?

A) He works in a factory with her.

B) He is an attorney who supports the union.

C) He is her landlord’s son.

D) He is in the same English class.

4. How does Jane end up serving as a kind of foil for Miss Millhouse?

A) She supports the struggle to unionize garment workers.

B) She becomes a governess who supports women’s growth and development.

C) She develops friendships with women from other social classes.

D) She leaves her father’s home when it becomes a kind of prison for her.

5. Which is the most accurate description of the role Mr. Corrigan plays in Jane’s life?

A) He spies on her for her father.

B) He is Jane’s biggest critic.

C) He is romantically interested in Jane.

D) He is like a second father to Jane.

6. What is gradually revealed about Eleanor’s attitude toward the causes she supports?