Patricia Va a California
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The main character in the book. She is a girl who wants to learn english. She is 14 years old
Which town do they live in?
Panajanchel in Guatemala
What is near her house?
What is the name of the lake?
What is her favorite color and why?
Blue because it is the color of the lake and water
Other than lakes what else is in Panajanchel?
Who are the Indians? What do they not have much of?
They are native Mexicans and they don't have a lot of stuff
What special blouse do the ladies wear?
What special skirt they wear?
How many seasons are there in Guatemala?
What are the two seasons?
Winter and summer
What happens in winter?
There is a lot of rain
What happens in summer?
It is very dry in summer
How many people are in her family including herself?
What is the name of her mother? How old is she?
What is the name of her father?
How many sisters does she have?
What are there names?
Berta, Margaret,and Silvia
How old is Silvia?
How old is Margaret?
How old is Berta?
What is the name of her brother?
How old is David?
What's the name of the volcano near her house?
What does she wear to school?
What is the size of Patricia's house?
How many bedrooms are there?
What are the other rooms in her house?
A bathroom,a living room, and a kitchen
What kind of trees are around Patricia's house?
A banana tree, avocado tree and a mango tree
What is a typical dish served?
What else does her family eat a lot of?
What does her family eat for breakfast?
Cereal, hot milk, oatmeal.
What do they eat for lunch?
Soup, salad with beans, a small tortilla, vegetables and chicken,and a dessert.
What is so special about lunch?
It's their main meal/ large meal
What kind of school does Patricia go to?
A college that's public
What's the difference between going to a regular school and going to a college?
A regular school you pay to get in, but you don't pay too much. A college you need to pay a lot.
What does the father think about school?
It's very important
How many months does she leave for?
What issue comes up when Patricia tells her parents?
They don't have enough money
Who are her American sisters?
Lisa and Diane. Lisa is younger and Diane is older.
Who are her American parents?
Ron and Susan
What city do they go to school?
Do people in California wear uniforms?
What classes did she take?
English, Spanish, PE, history, and math.
Which classes is she most interested in?
English, Spanish, and PE.
Which classes is she scared of?
History and Math
Who is the boy she meets in class?
Who is the the girl that doesn't like Mexicans?
What does Debbie do(sport)?
What did they do Friday night?
Went to a football game
What is the mascot?
Where do they go after the game?
She goes to a resteraunts with Lisa and Diane.
Who else was in the resteraunt?
What happened near the car?
There was a man with a gun who was pointing at Debbie
What does Patricia do?
She yelled out to call the police
What does Debbie do?
She comes out of the car and thanks Patricia. Then she invites her to a party at her house.
What does Patricia say to Debbie?
She invited her to Guatemala.