This award-winning novel by Rita Williams-Garcia is an outstanding example of high-interest complex text. This unit is aligned with ELA Standards that require students of all reading levels to think on a deeper level. Students are held accountable for deep thinking and sustained engagement through chapter by chapter questions, diagrams, and analyses. The thorough answer key enables the teacher to hold students accountable for high-quality thinking and engagement whether in book groups, for independent book studies, classwork, or homework. This FREE unit includes vocabulary support, questions, and answers for the first ten chapters of this engaging novel. If you enjoy the free edition consider buying the deluxe edition--complete with questioning (and answer keys) on all 44 chapters, writing extension assignments, vocabulary support and suggested strategies for differentiating this novel study with students of varying reading levels.