My Life in Pink and Green

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Practice questions for My Life in Pink and Green by Lisa Greenwald.

1. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is Lucy's after school job?

She works at the pharmacy. (p.7)

2. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is Lucy's primary job at the beginning of the story?

She opens the mail. (p. 7)

3. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, with whom does Lucy live?

Mother and Grandmother (p.15)

4. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Grandma call Jane when she's angry?

Her full name: Jane Scarlett Desberg. (p.9)

5. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is the makeup tester at the pharmacy?

Lucy (p. 18)

6. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why does Meredith hang out at the pharmacy?

Her mom works at the movie theater, and she doesn't have anything to do (p. 22)

7. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is the name of the town?

Old Mill (p. 23)

8. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, in what grade is Lucy?

Seventh (back cover)

9. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what has Lucy's grandmother found in the mail that makes her angry?

Lucy's mom hasn't paid the mortgage for three months. (p.8)

10. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how does Lucy know things are bad at the pharmacy?

Grandma is firing the other employees. (p.11)

11. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Claudia?

Lucy's sister (p.12)

12. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, where is Claudia?

A private college - Northwestern (p. 24)

13. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, for what is Jane going to school?

To be a pharmacist. (p.15)

14. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why is Jane taking so long to go to school? She

takes one class at a time/more electives than core classes. (p. 14)

15. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, where is Lucy's dad?

London (p.15)

16. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how old was Lucy when he left?

Three years old. (p.15)

17. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Lucy's father do?

He teaches. (p.15)

18. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Grandma find in Jane's cabinet?

Paper work that indicates their financial situation is grave. Or, unpaid bills. (p. 16)

19. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what movie has Lucy seen where a kid takes out the robbers and saves the day?

Home Alone (p.16)

20. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how does Grandma plan on saving the pharmacy?

By selling the house. (p.16)

21. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is Earth Beauty?

A new makeup line that Lucy is testing(p.18)

22. What does the pink lollipop lip gloss smell like to Lucy?

A summer carnival (p. 20)

23. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, in what extracurricular activity was Lucy participating before money became a problem?

Art classes (p.38)

24. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why don't people come to the pharmacy anymore?

They shop at discount stores where they can buy clothes, groceries, and pick-up prescriptions at the same time. (p.39)

25. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why does Lucy like doing makeovers?

It's like art. (p.20)

26. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what kind of dance does Sunny do?

Indian (p.21)

27. Who is Sunny?

Lucy's best friend (p. 20)

28. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is Sunny's real name?

Sunita (p. 22)

29. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what did Claudia do for her birthday?

She went to an eco-spa (p.25)

30. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Courtney Adner?

The homecoming queen of Old Mill High School (p. 27)

31. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is special about Claudia and Amanda?

They have the same birthday. (p. 25)

32. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is wrong with Courtney Adner's hair?

It's green on the tips and frizzy. (p.29)

33. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how does Lucy fix Courtney's hair?

With Fix a Frizz, Natural Color, and Earth Beauty Rinse (p.33)

34. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what kind of project did Yamir make?

It's a sculpture of the Earth with the effects of global warning. (p. 35)

35. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why does Yamir make the sculpture of the Earth?

It's for the science fair; if he wins, the cash prize is five thousand dollars. (p. 37)

36. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, whose locker is beside Lucy's?

Erica Crane (p.40)

37. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what kind of things has Erica done to be mean to Lucy?

Erica wouldn't share toys with her in kindergarten; she didn't invite Lucy to her birthday party; and she insults her often. (p.41)

38. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is the name of the pharmacy?

Old Mill Pharmacy (p.27)

39. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what club do Sunny and Lucy join?

Earth Club (p.42)

40. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Sunny's crush?

Evan Moss (p.55)

41. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what kind of pants does Evan Moss wear to school everyday?

Sweat pants (p. 45)

42. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why do Lucy and Sunny join Earth Club?

Sunny's mom makes them. (p. 42)

43. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Lucy give Sunny for her birthday?

Italian beaded earrings (p.48)

44. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how does Courtney Adner introduce Lucy to her friends?

As her hero (p.50)

45. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what was the name of the play Lucy was in when she was in 5th grade?

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" (p.59)

46. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, where does Lucy look for love advice?

Love magazines (p. 69)

47. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, according to the "love magazines" Lucy reads, what is the key to "landing a man"?

confidence (p. 69)

48. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why did Grandma become a pharmacist?

She says it's the best job because she gets to be a part of the community and help people at the same time. (p.75)

49. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is going to help Grandma sell the house?

Her friend, Flo (p. 77)

50. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what did Lucy's dad do when her mom and dad got married that strikes Lucy as unusual?

He took her mother's name. (p. 78)

51. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, are Lucy's parent's divorced?

No, they've been separated for a long time. (p. 78)

52. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Laura Mercier?

An author and Lucy's idol

53. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what did Laura Mercier write?

The New Beauty Secrets: Your Ultimate Guide to a Flawless Face

54. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is the Going Green Grant?

A grant given to make businesses more eco-friendly (p.85)

55. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, whom does Lucy have to squish beside in the back of Sunny's car?

Yamir (p.86)

56. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is the Relaxation Room?

It is a quiet place where people can have a snack and relax while they wait for their prescriptions. (p. 87)

57. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why does Sunny want to go to the mall?

Evan will be there. (p. 101)

58. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green,

At the mall, what is Evan's code name? Cinnamon (p. 102)

59. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, with what lip-gloss is Lucy obsessed?

Pink lollipop (p. 103)

60. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what kind of shoes does Lucy want from the mall?

Navy blue low top Converses in a size five (p. 107)

61. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why can't Lucy get her shoes?

The credit card does not work. (p. 109)

62. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how does Lucy feel about getting new shoes?

She thinks they will empower her and help her perspective about what to do about the pharmacy. (p. 109)

63. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how does Sunny react to Evan's presence at the mall?

She's ready to leave. (p.114)

64. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Evan invite Lucy and Sunny to do?

Play laser tag (p. 116)

65. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why doesn't Sunny want to play laser tag?

It's not a girly-thing to do (p. 117)

66. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Lucy's first makeover client?

Kristin (p. 121).

67. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what advice does Kristin give Lucy?

To have a tip bowl. (p. 125)

68. Why does Kristin want a makeover?

She's going to a sweet sixteen. (p.89)

69. Who is Kristin's sister?

Cassandra (Lucy's friend) (p. 88)

70. With whom would Kristin like to hang out?

Courtney Adner/the popular kids (p. 91)

71. Who is Kristin's idol?

Laura Gregory (p.92)

72. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how much of a tip does Kristin give Lucy?

$10.00 (p.125)

73. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, when Lucy and Sunny trade lunches, what does Lucy get?

Cold leftover mushroom pizza (p.127)

74. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who was Claudia's crush?

Barry Lyman (p. 127)

75. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what kind of party is Marnie Kastman having?

Bat mitzvah (p. 128)

76. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why aren't Lucy and Sunny invited to Marnie's party?

Marnie is Erica Crane's best friend. (p. 128)

77. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is Lucy's favorite part of the Earth Club?

Doing research (p.130)

78. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, of what does Mrs. Deleccio have a secret stash in the closet?

Hershey's kisses (p. 131)

79. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is going to help Lucy write the grant?

Claudia (p. 135)

80. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Yamir call Lucy?

Lu-Lu or Lu-Dog (p. 136) or Luce-Juice (p. 197)

81. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what do Yamir and his friends order at the pharmacy?

Fountain drinks (p.136)

82. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who embroidered Grandma's pharmacy apron?

Her friend, Flo. (p. 138)

83. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, in what state does Lucy live?

Connecticut (p. 141)

84. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what kind of business does Lucy want to open in the pharmacy?

An eco spa (p.141)

85. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Yamir ask Lucy to do for him?

His makeup for the eighth grade masquerade ball (p. 152)

86. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Oscar?

Sunny's pug (p. 152)

87. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Mr. Ramal donate to Lucy's Relaxation Room?

A massage chair (p.155)

88. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Bean?

Claudia's friend that helps with the grant (p. 157)

89. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Erica Crane's crush?

Yamir (p. 160)

90. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Erica call Yamir?

Yami (p. 160)

91. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why does Erica join Earth Club?

To see Yamir (p. 160)

92. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, of what part of the school board proposal is Lucy in charge?

A green cafeteria proposal (p. 162)

93. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what are Lucy and Sunny doing when Erica Crane comes into the pharmacy?

Playing with silly putty (p. 171)

94. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why does Erica Crane come into the pharmacy?

To get Lucy's makeup advice (p. 174)

95. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Lucy ask Sunny all of the time?

Lucy wants to give Sunny a makeover. (p. 175)

96. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why does Lucy think people should use makeup?

To give them confidence (p. 177)

97. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what bill does Jane (Lucy's mom) forget to pay in December?

The power bill (p. 187)

98. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how does Grandma react when Lucy tells her about the grant?

Grandma is angry and wishes that Lucy had not gotten involved.

99. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how does Lucy feel after she tells Grandma about the grant?

Lucy wishes that her Grandmother treated her like she was older instead of thinking her ideas are cute.

100. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Yamir's date to the eighth grade masquerade?

Erica Crane (p. 198)

101. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, when does Lucy begin to like Yamir?

When she is doing Erica's makeup (p. 200)

102. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is Mr. Planzin's English assignment?

Everyone writes wishes/hopes for their friends. (p. 204)

103. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what kind of cookies did Mrs. Ramal bake?

Oatmeal raisin

104. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why doesn't Lucy want to tell Sunny about her crush on Yamir?

Brothers are considered off limits and gross. (p. 206)

105. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Yamir make for Lucy?

A brochure to advertise Lucy's makeup business (p. 215)

106. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what kind of business does Mr. Ramal own?

A printing company (p. 217)

107. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who gives out Lucy's brochures?

Kristin, Erin, Courtney and her friends (p.222)

108. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what season will give Lucy lots of business?

Prom (p. 222)

109. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how does Lucy feel about the pharmacy?

It's her connection to her grandfather, and it's where her best memories take place. (p. 228)

110. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, besides the grant, how does Lucy plan to save the pharmacy?

She calls Morrie and asks him for help. (p.230)

111. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who is Morrie?

Grandma's accountant (p. 232)

112. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why doesn't Jane (Lucy's mom) likeGary?

He asks her out sometimes. (p.233)

113. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is Claudia's idea to save money?

They will hire cosmetology students, and she will help out in the summers. (p.234).

114. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, when Lucy tells Ms. Deleccio about her grant, what does she do?

Mrs. Deleccio tells the Earth Club members that Lucy is a role model for all of them.

115. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, where does Yamir want to take Lucy?

To the movies

116. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, how are proms different in Lucy's neighborhood?

They are in March. (p. 248)

117. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, why are proms in March?

To set them apart from graduation and graduation parties

118. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Courtney call Lucy?

Lucy D. (p. 252)

119. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, with what is Courtney's mom obsessed?

Courtney going to the prom (p. 252)

120. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, who does Lucy think of as her "real customers"?

high school girls who talk to her about their lives while she does their makeup(p.255)

121. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Grandma buy from Eli Maynor?

The building next to the pharmacy

122. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what is on the back of the envelope from Mayor Daynes's office?

Congratulations (p. 259)

123. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Lucy decide to call her ecospa?

Pink and Green (p. 263)

124. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, where does the "pink" come from in the name of the spa?

Lucy's pink lollipop lip-gloss

125. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what movie does Yamir take Lucy to see?

Superpower Aliens 3 (p.265)

126. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Yamir do before he grabs Lucy's hand in the movies?

He pretends to be scared. (p. 266)

127. In the book, My Life in Pink and Green, what does Lucy say Yamir can do for her when she's rich and famous?

Design her business cards and brochures (p. 267)

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