The tension created by Ben's moving into Aunt Jeanie's makes the chapters very suspenseful. How do you think the relationship between ben and Jeanie will work out? How will Ben's change of home affect him and other characters?
Ben's life continues to be full of unfortunate events. Through it all, Flip continues to be Ben's source of comfort. Yet, Ben leaves Flip with the Mold's. Why does the author have him do it> how does it influence the themes of the story?