An instructional guide that walks through the book by Jean Van Leeuwen. It's a tale of a fifth grader who struggles to find love from her momma, while trying to find out who her daddy is! The book highlights perseverance and finding friends in the most unlikely places. The unit includes a plot diagram, character webs, comprehension questions, vocabulary development, character development, as well as touching on prediction, social skills, inferring, and empathy. Comes complete with 58 pages of thought provoking questions that will guide the reader to a deep understanding, as well as the answer guides that follow, for a total of 97 pages.