POHW After Poster

by: Brooke Sengbusch

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.

DIRECT QUOTE & PAGE NUMBER SUPPORT THIS STATEMENT: "so there are five of us now: a mother,a father,a brother,and two sisters. A family"

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2) Hollis change in mood

In the end Hollis goes back to school. She also way nicer to children and adults. She does not sass them as much and became more caring and thoughtful of others.

DIRECT QUOTE & PAGE NUMBER SUPPORT THIS STATEMENT: "Josie could not stay home alone.She might now remember when it was supper."

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3) Hollis trusting people

In the end Hollis put herself more out there and started to trust people a lot more. She trusted Josie that she could take her to the house even though she is not that great of a driver. She started to tell more and more about her and her old life as the story went on.

DIRECT QUOTE & PAGE NUMBER SUPPORT THIS STATEMENT: "Can you drive?" I asked. She smiled."of course."

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4) Hollis felling for family

Toward the end Hollis was felt like she was loved and wanted. She felt wanted by the Regan because they have been wanted her back since she ran away. She felt loved by Josie because Josie did not want her to leave.

DIRECT QUOTE & PAGE NUMBER SUPPORT THIS STATEMENT: "We've been hoping you'd come home all these months," he said.

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5)Setting change

The setting changed toward the end from going to the Ragan's summer house and going to the Reagan's house. Josie and Hollis went to the summer house to get away from the mustered lady. She was going to take me to a new family. Then Hollis got to go to the Reagan's real house! She was part of their family!

DIRECT QUOTE & PAGE NUMBER SUPPORT THIS STATEMENT: "It's me Izzy," I said. "Do you think I could come home?"

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6)Hollis different homes

Hollis finally found a home she liked! She ended up staying with Josie for a very long time. Josie's house was the longest she has ever stayed with anyone.

DIRECT QUOTE & PAGE NUMBER SUPPORT THIS STATEMENT: " I had been at Josie's house for three weeks".

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7) A real family

Hollis actually got a family! She felt like she was a family with josie but not totally.She ended going back to the Regan's house and became part of their family. Then Izzy had another baby! It was a girl and her name was Christina. Now she had a real family! Five people total!

DIRECT QUOTE & PAGE NUMBER SUPPORT THIS STATEMENT: "so there are five of us now: a mother,a father,a brother,and two sisters. A family"

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