Penny From Heaven By Holm

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Penny From Heaven By Holm

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  • 1. 
    In Penny from Heaven, what is an "enemy alien"?
    • A. 

      A non-naturalized citizen during WWII

    • B. 

      An Italian

    • C. 

      Someone from outer space

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 2. 
    What did Freddy die of?
    • A. 

      A broken heart

    • B. 

      A gastric hemorrhage

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 3. 
    What does Eleanor do?
    • A. 

      Secretary for a truck company

    • B. 

      Works in a clothing factory

    • C. 

      Housewife

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 4. 
    What does Jack Teitelzweig do?
    • A. 

      Works at Falucci's market

    • B. 

      Lifeguard at pool

    • C. 

      Works at the clothing factory

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    Who is the "water boy"?
    • A. 

      Uncle Nunzio

    • B. 

      Freddy Falucci

    • C. 

      Grandpa Falucci

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was not one of Penny's miracles she mentioned toward the end of the book?
    • A. 

      Jack asks Penny out

    • B. 

      Uncle Dominic returns from Florida

    • C. 

      Penny's arm moves from reaching for lucky bean

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 7. 
    Which Aunt tells Penny the truth about her father while in the hospital?
    • A. 

      Aunt Concetta

    • B. 

      Aunt Teresa

    • C. 

      Aunt Gina

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 8. 
    Who does Nonny live with?
    • A. 

      Uncle RAlphie

    • B. 

      Uncle Paulie

    • C. 

      Uncle Angelo

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 9. 
    Who gave Penny the lucky bean?
    • A. 

      Uncle Nunzio

    • B. 

      Uncle Angelo

    • C. 

      Uncle Dominic

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 10. 
    What does Uncle Dominic drive?
    • A. 

      1950 Cadillac coupe de ville

    • B. 

      1945 Ford Mustang

    • C. 

      1940 Plumouth Roadking

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 11. 
    Who are Frankie's parents?
    • A. 

      Uncle Angelo & Aunt Teresa

    • B. 

      Uncle Nunzio & Aunt Rosa

    • C. 

      Uncle Ralphi and Aunt Fulvia

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 12. 
    Who tried to take a kite from Frankie and is scared off by Nonny
    • A. 

      Veronica Goodman

    • B. 

      Jack Teitelzweig

    • C. 

      Bobby Rocco

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 13. 
    What does Me-Me make for breakfast on Penny's 12th birthday?
    • A. 

      Scrambled eggs with cheese

    • B. 

      Banana pancakes

    • C. 

      Pastiera

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 14. 
    Why was Barbara Ann Falucci nicknamed "Penny"?
    • A. 

      She liked oney

    • B. 

      Her father wrote of her as his "little penny"

    • C. 

      She was named after the Bing Crosby song "Pennies from Heaven"

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 15. 
    What does Uncle Dominic give Penny for her 12th birthday?
    • A. 

      Trip to the beach and boardwalk

    • B. 

      Trip to the pool

    • C. 

      Dogers game tickets

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 16. 
    Who was in the Air Force stationed in Burma?
    • A. 

      Pop Pop

    • B. 

      Mickey

    • C. 

      Mr. Mulligan

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 17. 
    Who tells Penny the truth about her father?
    • A. 

      Uncle Dominic

    • B. 

      Her mother

    • C. 

      Aunt Gina

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 18. 
    Why was Freddy taken away?
    • A. 

      He was part of the Italian mafia

    • B. 

      He was a writer for an Italian newspaper

    • C. 

      He was registered as an "enemy alien" and owned a radio

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 19. 
    What year does the story take place
    • A. 

      1947

    • B. 

      1953

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 20. 
    Why does Nonny wear black?
    • A. 

      It's her shield in a country where she can't speak the language

    • B. 

      She likes the color

    • C. 

      She's always sad about Freddy's death

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 21. 
    What is the name of the church where Frankie tried to take money from a collection plate?
    • A. 

      St. George's

    • B. 

      St. Michael's

    • C. 

      St. Anthony's

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 22. 
    Why is Penny grounded for the rest of the summer?
    • A. 

      She was mean to her cousin at Lake George

    • B. 

      She was digging for treasure in her uncle's yard

    • C. 

      She snuck out to the pool

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 23. 
    What does Uncle Nunzio do?
    • A. 

      Owns Falucci's market

    • B. 

      Always in prison

    • C. 

      Owns a clothing factory

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 24. 
    Where do Aunt Francine and Cousin Lou Ellen have a place?
    • A. 

      Along the boardwalk on the Jersey shore

    • B. 

      New York City

    • C. 

      Lake George?

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 25. 
    Who used to date cousin Benny?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Morelli

    • B. 

      Mrs. Giaquinto

    • C. 

      Mrs. Ellenburg

    • D. 

      Option 4

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