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Walk Two Moons

Walk Two Moons


by Sharon Creech

Walk Two Moons: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz Quiz

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Q. Why does Chanhassen go to Lewiston, Idaho?

She really likes Idaho
She thinks she will be able to figure out who she is deep down
It is almost as far as she can get from Sal
She was kidnapped
Q. Where does the title come from?

The length of the trip Sal goes on with her grandparents
The walk Sal took from the hospital to her mom’s grave
The saying, “Don’t judge a person until you’ve walked two moons in their moccasins”
Q. The first time Gran is in the hospital why is she there?

She is bitten by a water moccasin
She has a stroke
She has an allergic reaction to peanuts
She trips and sprains her ankle
Q. What do Sal, Phoebe, and Ben have in common?

They all have green eyes
They are orphans
They are all getting straight A’s
Their mothers don’t live at home (for at least a while)
Q. How do Sal’s memories surface?

In the order she is using them to put the pieces of her life together *
Chronologically, just so she can tell the story