What big event happens in the beginning of the book?
Rebecca’s mother leaves her dad to go to live with her mother (Rebecca’s grandma) for awhile.
Where does Rebecca find the bread box and why was she originally there?
She found it in the attic while she was angry with her mother.
What is the first item Rebecca finds in the breadbox?
A book, “The Secret Adversary” by Agatha Christie
Why doesn’t Rebecca correct her new teacher when she is called “Becky” instead of “Rebecca”?
She thinks of “Becky” as being someone new and different, and the new name is a type of disguise.
Why does Rebecca wish for small things?
They will go unnoticed by her mom and grandma, and she enjoys being able to share them and give them away.
What one girl doesn’t fit in with Hannah and how do you know this?
Megan gives Rebecca a note to encourage her after Hannah teases her and starts excluding her.
What item finally reveals to Rebecca how the box’s magic works?
The coat she wishes for is actually Hannah’s, so Rebecca is technically stealing each time she wishes for something.
What out-of-character thing does Rebecca say to Hannah after she returns to school?
She tells Hannah that she doesn’t know the difference between followers and friends.
How does Miss Adda react when Rebecca tries to return the spoon?
She goes a little crazy, and when Rebecca falls down the cellar stairs, Miss Adda locks her there.
Where did the spoon really come from?
Harold’s grave (ew!)
What does Rebecca do with all the items she wished for?
She puts the money in a tip jar and donates the rest at a donation box.