2. Write a one-page personal response to the text. Your response might include the answer to one or more of the following questions:
- Which character in the novel are you most like? Why?
- Were there any parts of the novel that surprised you? Explain.
- Did the novel remind you of any other book(s) you have read? Which one(s)? Explain.
- The acacia tree is important to Sprout. What do you think it represents? Explain.
3. Turn in your response on the first day of your freshmen English class.