A Long Way From Chicago

20 Questions
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  • 1. 
    How long do Joey and Mary Alice stay at Grandma Dowdel's house?
    • A. 

      One week

    • B. 

      A year

    • C. 

      1 month

    • D. 

      Two weeks

  • 2. 
    Why is Ms. Wicox moving to Palmyra?
    • A. 

      Grandma Dowel is driving her crazy.

    • B. 

      The bank is taking her house away from her.

    • C. 

      She hates the town.

    • D. 

      She wants to grow old near her kids and family.

  • 3. 
    How old were Joey and mary Alice when they first came to visit Grandma Dowdel?
    • A. 

      Eight and six

    • B. 

      Nine and seven

    • C. 

      Ten and eight

    • D. 

      Seven and five

  • 4. 
    Why cant Mary Alice stand it at Grandma Dowel's?
    • A. 

      She gets very homesick.

    • B. 

      Grandma has mean neighbors.

    • C. 

      She hates using the privy.

    • D. 

      It is a very cold a August at Grandma's.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      He is related to Shotgun but never got to hear his lifetime stories.

    • B. 

      August is a slow news month and he felt that this was a good story.

    • C. 

      He is an author who is trying to write a biography on Shotgun.

    • D. 

      He is playing the role of Shotgun in a movie.

  • 6. 
    Technically, who won the best Gooseberry Pie?
  • 7. 
    Joey and Mary Alice have to leave Chicago because _____?
  • 8. 
    Grandma was at the train station when the two kids arrived because _____?
  • 9. 
    Why do you think Mary Alice asked Grandma if vampires were real?  Explain your answer.
  • 10. 
    What surprise did Joey and Mary Alice find in the attic?
  • 11. 
    What does Privy mean?
  • 12. 
    What does snaggletoothed mean?
  • 13. 
    What does riveted mean?
  • 14. 
    What does Philanthropist means?
  • 15. 
  • 16. 
    Why and when do you think Joey stopped thinking of Grandma Dowdel as a bad influence?
  • 17. 
    When someone asked if the children had ever been paddled they luckly said no. Do you think this form of punishment was fair and do you think this was a successsful way to improve behavior? Explain and justify your answer.
  • 18. 
    True or Flase - Grandma Dowdel caught the  Cowgill boys "red handed" trying to break in her house
  • 19. 
    How does Joey feel about Grandma's fish trap?
  • 20. 
    Do you think Grandma cares about the town?