Jeannette's teacher, Miss. Bivens, made her the news editor of Maroon Wave. Jeannette had to report and take pictures for the school. This job helped her gain popularity and more friends. Jeannette stayed after school, write articles and work on the newspaper. At this time Jeannette would go through the garbage to eat food. Chuck Yeager, a public figure Jeannette had to interview, came to her school. Once Jeannette's dad got ahold of this news, he helped Jeannette practice the things she'd ask him. After the interview, everyone wanted to know what happened with Chuck. Jeannette's dad even helped her spice the article up, just to make the article even better. This is a part that shows how good Jeannette and Rex can be together.
What was going through your head when you first broke Mach I?
Jes' spell my name right, ma'am. So's my kin'll know who you're writin' about.
Miss. Bivens made Jeannette the news editor of The Maroon Wave. She began reporting and writing articles and taking pictures for the school newspaper and this made her more known and liked.
I'm Jeannette Walls with the Maroon Wave
Jeannette would stay after school, write articles and worked on her newspaper. She didn't eat lunch in school and would sneak into the cafeteria after school and eat lunch out of the garbage.
Chuck Yeager was visiting Jeannette's school and this man also happens to be Jeannette's dad's idol. They practiced and recited what she should ask. "What was going through your head when you first broke Mach I?" (233)
"I'm Jeannette Walls with the Maroon Wave," Jeannette said. "Jes' spell my name right, ma'am," he said, "so's my kin'll know who you're writin' about." (234)
Jeannette walked out of school and all of the kids were excited and curious to ask questions about Mr. Yeager to Jeannette.
Dad was excited to hear about the conversation with Mr. Yeager and helped Jeannette "spice up" her article.
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