Choose one prompt:
Ma finally tells her own story. How does her story
show how she has changed from the beginning of the
book? What is different now?
When Minli returns to Dragon, she is able to show
him why he can’t fly. What does she do?
When Dragon discovers Minli sacrificed her
opportunity to ask her own question in order to ask
his, he wants to fly her back to the Old Man of the
Moon. Minli replies that she does not have to ask
the question because she already knows the answer.
She realized fortune and gold do not make a fortune;
it is something else. What does Minli mean? Do you
agree with her? Why or why not?
On the way back home, Minli and Dragon see
another dragon. Minli thinks the dragon looks
familiar. Why does she think this?
Dragon begins to act a bit strange. He seems
reluctant to leave Fruitless Mountain, and Minli
agrees to walk home from there. Why do you think
he was acting this way? Why do you think he said he
felt he was home?