Q3. Why does Wanda’s house remind Maddie of Wanda’s blue dress?
Answer – When Maddie and Peggy reached Wanda’s little house at “Boggins Heights”. They find that her house was looked shabby but clean. So, It reminds Maddie about a Wanda’s blue dress which is faded blue cotton dress, Shabby but clean.

Q4. What does Maddie think hard about? What important decision does she come to?
Answer – Maddie was really upset for Wanda.  She could not meet Wanda, Because she have already left her house. She thought about Wanda, her faded blue dress and the glowing pictures of hundred dresses. She decided that she was never going to stand by wrong things and say nothing again

Q2.  Maddie thought her silence was as bad as Peggy’s teasing. Was she right?
Answer – Yes, Maddie realized that her silence was as bad as Peggy’s teasing. Because when Peggy use to tease Wanda, Her silence would give more strength to Peggy. A person should fight against wrong thing but Maddie’s silence really helped Peggy to tease more. Maddie was poor too, that’s why she don’t argue back with anyone. She thought if she argues for her, then everybody would start knocking her too.

Q3. Peggy says, “I never thought she had the sense to know we were making fun of her anyway. I thought she was too dumb. And gee, look how she can draw!” What led Peggy to believe that Wanda was dumb? Did she change her opinion later?
Answer – Once Wanda told everyone about her hundred dresses and confirmed that she have hundred dresses, So Peggy thought that she was too dumb. Peggy and everyone knows that she was a poor girl and she can’t have hundred dresses. Later when she come to know about the hundred dresses were the drawings that she made, she changed her mind and believed that she was very good artist.

Q5. Why do you think Wanda gave Maddie and Peggy the drawings of the dresses? Why are they surprised?
Answer – Maybe Maddie And Peggy hurt Wanda so much but she is very good girl and don’t have anything negativity for anyone. And she gave dress designs to them because they have made fun of her hundred dresses. And they also thought that Wanda was a liar. This incidence makes them surprised because they always made fun of her then also she have gifted them her dress designs.

Q6. Do you think Wanda really thought the girls were teasing her? Why or Why not?
Answer –
Yes, Wanda knew that the girls were teasing her and knocking her for her poverty, as well as dirty shoes. They always made fun of her, and this can be easily understood by Wanda. So, all these things makes her very sad.

1. What did the girls write to Wanda?   Ans: The girls wrote a friendly letter to Wanda telling her that she had won the contest. They also wrote how pretty her drawings were. They asked her if she liked the place where she was living and if she liked her new teacher. They wanted to say that they were sorry. However, they ended up with just writing a friendly letter. They signed it with lots of X’s for love.
2.Did they get a reply? Who was more anxious for a reply, Peggy or Maddie? How do you know?

Ans: No, they did not get a reply. Maddie was more anxious for a reply as she thought a lot about it. She would put herself to sleep making speeches about Wanda and defending her from great crowds of girls who were trying to tease her. Before Wanda could press her lips together in a tight line, which she did before answering, Maddie would cry out and ask everybody to stop and then, everybody would feel ashamed the way she felt. Peggy, on the other hand, had begun to forget about the whole affair. This shows that Maddie was more anxious for a reply than Peggy.

3. How did the girls know that Wanda liked them even though they had teased her?

Ans: The girls came to know that Wanda liked them even though they had teased her as she had asked Miss Mason to give the green dress with red trimming to Peggy and the blue one to Maddie. Later when Maddie looked at the drawing very carefully, she realized that the dress had a face and a head, which looked like her own self. The head and face in the drawing given to Peggy looked just like Peggy. That is why the girls knew that Wanda liked them even though they had teased her.

4. What important decision did Maddie make? Why did she have to think hard to do so?
Ans::The important decision that Maddie made was that she would never stand by and say nothing again. If she ever heard anybody picking on someone because they were funny-looking or because they had strange names, she would speak up. She did not even mind losing Peggy’s friendship over it. She knew she could not make things right with Wanda. However, she had decided that in the future, she would never make anybody else unhappy again.She was unhappy that she could not find Wanda at her home. She could not sleep that night. She thought about Wanda, her faded blue dress, and the little house she lived in. She also thought about the hundred glowing pictures, which were all lined up in the classroom. She was feeling guilty of not having said anything when everybody else was teasing Wanda. It was her guilt that made her think very hard and arrive at the important decision.