POHW After Poster

By Gianna Giglio

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1) Hollis' Outlook on Life

In the end, Hollis is happy to be apart of the Regan family.


(So there are five of us now: a mother, a father, a brother, and two sisters. A family.

Page #: 166)

2) Hollis Going From Josie's House to The Regan's Summer House

In the end, she needed to run away so the Mustard Lady wouldn't take her away from Josie. So she went to the Regan's summer home because she knew nobody would be there.


(Never mind that I didn't even know exactly how to get to the house in Branches; I'd find it. Never mind that the house wasn't mine.

Page #: 80)

3) Steven and The Old Man fighting

In the end, they still fight but Hollis knows it wasn't her fault.


(I'd never tell him what I had thought about the Old Man not loving him. "You were always arguing, and I thought it had to with ..." I waved my hands. With you? He said. Oh Holly. It doesn't have to do with anyone. It's just the way we are.

Page #: 157)

4) Why Hollis runs away

In the end, she finds a family that she is gonna stay with.


(What do you say? Want to help? Want to come home? I didn't say anything. I didn't have to. I climbed up on the back off the snowmobile take me to the telephone booth down to the grocery, "I said.

Page #: 169)

5) Josie's Memory Loss

In the end, Josie is still suffering from memory loss and has to live with Beatrice.


("I'm coming home, Hollis. I'm coming home right now. Don't worry. I'll move right in with Josie."

Page # 161)

6) A New Home For Hollis

In the end, Josie and Hollis become best friends. But Hollis goes to another family but visits Josie every month.


(Josie doesn't remember exactly who I am anymore. She loves me though I know that, and always reaches up to touch my cheek.

Page # 166)

7) An adventure on Old Man's Mountain

In the end, Steven comes up to the mountain to get Hollis. They lost control of the brakes and the went off the side of the mountain.


(He pressed and pressed, but the truck gained speed, and just before the end when we would have been all right, when we would have been fine, the truck tipped, and I could see we were going to go over.

Page #: 125)