this impacts the characters because their apartments burn down, therefor the do not have a place to live. They then move to their grandmothers house.
The main character finds a mystery egg when they move out of the burnt down apartments, she then takes the egg with her to their new home.
The theme of the story is, is that you shouldn't give up on somebody so easily because chances are they didn't give up on you.
This is the turning point because the egg is hatching and shes finally going to see whats in the egg.
The phoenix flys out the window and she follows it to the barn where she finds her father.
The characters father comes home after he had been missing for weeks. He came back with a job, and a house in phoenix Arizona. So now the father is back and they don't have to live with the grandma anymore.