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The Glass Castle

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Further Study

Full Book Quiz

Further Study Full Book Quiz

1. What is Jeannette doing when she sees Mom on the streets of New York City?

2. What is Jeannette doing when her tutu catches fire?

3. What does Dad call it when he checks Jeannette out of the hospital without paying?

4. What does Dad call moving towns in the middle of the night?

5. Which “star” does Jeannette pick out as her Christmas gift?

6. What is the Green Lantern?

7. What gift does Billy Deel give to Jeannette?

8. What job does Mom get to help pay the bills?

9. When does Lori decide she wants to become an artist?

10. What big request does Jeannette make for her 10th birthday?

11. What event leads Dinitia and Jeannette to become friends?

12. What street do the Wallses move to after leaving Erma’s?

13. Why is Ginnie Sue Pastor an outcast in Welch?

14. Why doesn’t Jeannette like to use the neighborhood pool in Welch?

15. Why does Jeannette join the school paper?

16. What does Jeannette steal from the jewelry store and then return?

17. What does Dad show Jeannette before she leaves Welch?

18. What is the name of the Brooklyn newspaper where Jeannette has an internship?

19. What event causes Jeannette to encourage Maureen to come to New York City?

20. How much does Dad contribute for Jeannette’s tuition at Barnard?

21. What career does Brian pursue?

22. How much is Mom’s oil-rich property in Texas likely worth?

23. What causes Maureen to spend a year in a psychiatric unit?

24. How does Dad die?

25. What does Jeannette’s husband, John, think of her scars?