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Annie John

Jamaica Kincaid

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On what Caribbean island does Annie John live?

What island does Annie John's mother come from?

What does Annie's father do for a living?

Who is Annie John's best friend in school?

What food does Annie hate?

What does Annie write her essay at school about?

Who is frequently the dunce in Annie's class?

What does Annie find her parents doing when she gets home from Sunday school?

What girl does Annie befriend without telling Gwen?

Where is Annie going at the end of the novel?

What is Annie's favorite novel?

What text does the headmistress make Annie copy as punishment?

Who comes to take care of Annie when she is sick?

Whose picture does Annie deface in the history book?

Annie's illness corresponds with what natural occurrence?

What item does Annie's mother bring with her from Dominica?

What happened to Annie's father's parents?

Who harasses Annie and her mother as they walk back from town?

What does Annie become an expert at after meeting the Red Girl?

What thing does Annie not do when she is sick?

Where does Annie dream of moving?

Who does Annie walk to school with everyday?

Where do the girls at school hang out during recess?

Annie pictures the sadness inside her as which of the following?

What is Gwen planning to do at the end of the novel?

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