This is 25 point, end-of-book test, plus answer key. It contains 10 multiple choice questions and 5 written response tasks. The book is a coming-of-age story about grieving seventh grader, Susan Swanson, whose best friend has unexpectedly died and left her feeling a burden of guilt at how their friendship had painfully unraveled at the end of sixth grade. How does one learn to say goodbye and have a new beginning? Her passion for science helps her as she tries to make sense of it all and regain her footing in life but in the end it is the bonds of family and new friendships that rescue her.
This book was written by Ali Benjamin, published in 2015, and was a National Book Award Finalist.
Note: I also created a novel study to go with this book which you can see at: A Novel Study for The Thing About Jellyfish"