POHW Before & After Poster

By Alexa Herbert

1) Hollis outlook on life

In the beginning , Hollis is sad and lonely after running away from several foster homes. In the end she is happy to be a part of the Regan family. Quote - how about W for wish or want or wouldn't it be lovely. Pg. 1

2) Hollis feelings change

At the beginning Hollis was lonely at the end she met Josie and wanted to stay with her but the mustard lady told her she had to leave. Quote - But if the mustard lady talked to Josie for 5 minutes she'd know about Josie. pg. 56

3) Hollis behavior

At the beginning everyone thought Hollis was a selfish trouble maker at the end Hollis was caring and kind. Quote - No one knows you. You can be different you can be good know what I mean? pg.6

4) Hollis attitude

At the beginning Hollis was shy and she didn't want anyone to know what she was thinking. Quote- I didn't want anyone to see inside my soul. pg. 5

5) Hollis relationship with Steven

At the beginning of the book Hollis was trying to impress Steven at the end of the book Steven started acting like a brother. Quote - I trotted back to them tossing it over my head and catching it a couple of times just to show them what I could do. pg. 15

6) Steven and The Old mans bonding

At the beginning Steven and the Old man argued but then Hollis came for the summer and then Steven and The Old man were fighting a lot. Quote- Was the old man comparing him with me? pg. 78

7) Josie and Beatrice

At the beginning of the book Beatrice left to go paint the desert then Hollis asked her to stay with Josie while Hollis lives with the Regans. Quote- I'm coming home Hollis right now. pg. 161