Chapter Check In: 9 - 12
What happened after Melba was kicked in the shin and stomach by the white students?
She filed a report with the office and the principal suspended the students who beat her up.
She reported it to the office, but they wouldn't file a report because no adult who could identify the students had witnessed it.
Danny beat up the white students.
She didn't report it because she knew she wouldn't be taken seriously.
What is Danny's advice to Melba after the pep rally?
She should go back to Horace Mann.
She should stop hanging around Minnijean because she'll get Melba in trouble.
She should avoid crowds.
She should learn how to defend herself.
What happened the first time the Arkansas National Guard replaced the 101st Airborne troops?
The attacks at school increased because the National Guard didn't try to stop them and the 101st have to come back.
The attacks at school decreased because the students had more respect for the Arkansas military.
The 101st refuse to leave because they know the National Guard won't protect the Little Rock Nine.
Governor Faubus gets upset that the National Guard is being used to protect black students.
What happened to Melba's eyes?
The doctors discover a condition she's had since birth and force her to wear glasses.
Someone sprayed her eyes with a chemical and she nearly lost her sight.
A student spit in her eye and she got a bacterial infection.
She gets two black eyes from being kicked in the face when she's on the ground picking up her books.
What was the result of the meeting between members of the Little Rock Nine and the segregationist students?
They reach an understanding and things start to get better at school.
There is a big fight and Melba wishes she hadn't gone.
Melba thought she had changed their minds, but they now think the black students are being paid by the NAACP to go to Central.
The segregationists don't show up because the meeting was an elaborate prank.
What is Minnijean trying to get the staff of Central to let her do?
She wants to be on the student council so she can help make change.
She wants to speak at the chapel to convince religious students that they have something in common.
She wants to join the volleyball team so she can feel like she's part of the school.
She wants to sing on stage so the other students will accept her.
What bad news does Melba read about Thanksgiving night?
There was a riot and some reporters were killed.
The 101st are gone for good.
Integration is being halted again.
The school will be closed because of the ongoing violence.
What does Melba notice about how her treatment is beginning to change?
The abuse seems more organized.
The students are beginning to lose interest in harassing her.
More students are deciding to be her allies.
The teachers and administrators are taking her reports more seriously.
Why do none of Melba's friends except Vince show up to her birthday party?
They are angry at her because she thinks she's too good for Horace Mann.
They were never really her friends.
They are afraid to be at her house.
They never received the invitations.
What happens to Minnijean at the end of chapter 12?
She finally gets to sing on stage, but it doesn't go as she planned.
She is suspended for dumping chili on the heads of two boys who were blocking her in the cafeteria.
She gets beaten up in the hallway so badly she has to go to the hospital.
She can't take the harassment anymore and drops out of school.
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