1. What conclusions can be drawn from Marigold's initial reaction to the news that she is 5 foot 2 inches tall?
2. How does Marigold think her brother Ryan's reaction to her short stature differs from her own?
3. What did Marigold's mom mean when she said that "sometimes being short can be an advantage"?
4. What evidence is there to suggest that Marigold's parents might have prepared her to handle her short stature?
5. How does Marigold's attitude about her height evolve throughout Chapter 1?