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How was Charlotte able to survive the cold, rainy night?
The horses' breath kept her warm
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Charlotte purchased a one way ticket to where?
Manchester
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What happened to Mr. Millshark's boots?
He took them off to help Charley get the stage out of the mud and left them in the wagon. Charley took them and gave them to Ebeneezer as a gift.
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As news spread about the one-eyed driver, what would people do as Charlotte drove a stage into a town?
People threw three dollar gold pieces in the dirt to see if she could hit them with wheels of the stage coach.
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What were the new horses' names? Why were the names chosen for the horses?
Vern's Thunder and Freedom. They were meaningful names to Charley that she named after Vern.
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What did Charlotte wear on her wrist and why did she wear this?
A leather rein from the horse that was in the wagon accident when her parents died. She wears it to remember her parents.
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Why did Charlotte wrap the apron strings around tree brambles?
To make it look like she drowned.
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How long did it take Charley to travel to Sacramento?
one month
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Charley bought Margaret's land and made a deal with her, what was the deal she made with Margaret?
Margaret tended the chickens and did some cooking for Charley in trade for rent.
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How was Charlotte saved from the fatal wagon accident?
She was thrown clear to safety
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Who was Charlotte's only friend in the orphanage and why?
Hayward, because he was not like other boys. He had big ears and was easy to make fun of so many of the boys did not care for him.
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Where was Ebeneezer moving his stable to in the near future and why was he moving it?
To Providence, Rhode Island. He needed another stock tender and then soon would need a stage driver.
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What did Ebeneezer call his new stables and why?
What Cheer because there was a lot of activity, there were plenty of passangers to carry in the stage and plenty of mail to deliver.
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Why did Charley say she couldn't go back to Missouri with Hayward?
She had registered to vote in Santa Cruz county.
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How long had Charlotte been at the orphanage and why hadn't she been adopted?
10 years and because she was a girl. Nobody wanted a girl, they wanted a boy to help work at their home.
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What news did Charlotte receive about Hay, how did she feel about this news?
Hay was being adopted and she felt sad because she was losing her only friend.
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How did Charlotte get the stage unstuck from the mire and who helped her?
With brush under the wheels and Mr. Millshark helped her.
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What happened to Charley as she was readying the shoe on a wild horse and what bad news did she receive about what happened?
She got kicked in the eye (her left eye) and was blind in her left eye.
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Who came to help Charley create the way station and deliver the breach foal?
Ebeneezer
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Why did William not like Charolette?
She was better at climbing trees and riding horses than he was.
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What two things did Charlotte ask Vern for the night before she ran away from the orphanage and why did she want them?
She asked him for scissors and money for the stage. She wanted them so she could disguise herself as a boy and escape the orphange. She wanted to find a job and make money to live.
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What are Argonauts?
gold diggers
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Why was Charley so alarmed about being in the doc's office?
The doc knew she was a girl and she was worried about her left eye.
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What was the surprise announcement as the filly stood up?
There was another one coming, they were twins and the second horse was a colt.
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What were three conflicts from the story?
Charlotte's parents die when she was a baby, she got kicked by a horse in the eye, she goe blind in her left eye.
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