Special Sub-Topic: Garden of Angels
|What state does Darcy live in?|
Georgia. Darcy lived in Conners, Georgia, a small town outside of Atlanta.
|What war is taking place during the book?|
Vietnam War. Darcy does a project on the war and Barry (Darcy's brother in-law)helps her by giving her a journal his brother wrote while he was in the war.
|What was the name of Darcy's best friend?|
Becky. Becky was Darcy's friend but also a gossiper who couldn't be trusted to keep secrets for very long.
|What was the name of Darcy's sister?|
Adel. Adel was 5 years older than Darcy. They were never really close to each other like most sisters are.
|What was the name of the boy Darcy falls in love with?|
Jason. Jason was Carole's younger brother from Chicago who gave Darcy her first kiss.
|Who was Darcy named after?|
her great-grandmother. Darcy's full name was Darcy Rebecca Quinlin. Her great-grandmother's name was Rebecca.
|What is the name of Darcy's niece, Adel's baby?|
Joy. Joy Rebecca was named for Darcy and Adel's mother.
|What was the name of the minister's wife who was Darcy's mother's friend?|
Carole. Carole was the minister's wife at the Baptist Church and Jason's older sister.
|Where were Barry and Adel sent after they were married?|
Germany. They were sent to Germany because Barry was in the military. Eventually, when Barry left for a secret mission, a pregnant Adel begged her parents to allow her to return to Conners.
|In which year does this book take place?|
1974. The book takes place in 1974 when the Vietnam War was going on.
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