1. When Granny comes over to make soup, she looks at Rosie and asks, “You going to tell me what’s making your eyes so inside-looking?" (Page 11) What does Granny mean?
2. Why did it seem easier for Rosie to talk to Granny about her problems?
3. How did making soup and pasta help the situation?
4. What effect does Bailey’s blindness have on the relationship with Rosie?
5. Why was Bailey upset about Rosie learning Braille?
6. When Rosie realizes why Bailey is mad at her, what does she do?
7. When Granny and Rosie return from taking zuppa to Bailey, Rosie says, “Very, very good zuppa." What does she really mean?
8. How do you think the feelings between Bailey and Rosie have changed over the years?
9. Rosie describes her emotions as one minute being an ice queen, the next a fox and the next a tiger. Have you ever felt that your emotions seem to change from one extreme to another?
10. Do you think Rosie understands her feelings by the end of the book?