For story Mother and Daughter
"Why do we have to be poor?"
"Despite their jokes, mother and daughter usually got along. They watched bargain matinees together, and played croquet in the summer and checkers in the winter" (Soto 2).
"But there was nothing funny about Yollie needing a new outfit for the eighth-grade fall dance. They couldn't afford one" "The best Mrs. Moreno could do was buy Yollie a pair of black shoes with velvet bows and fabric dye to color an old dress" (Soto 2).
"The phone rang. Yollie lurched out of her chair to answer it, thinking it would be her best friend Janice. But it was Ernie wondering why she had left. When he had found out she wasn't mad at him, he asked her to the movies" (Soto 6).
"... Yollie, who kept smoothing her dress down when the wind picked up, had her eye on Ernie. It turned out that Ernie had his mind on Yollie, too. He ate a handful of cookies nervously, then asked her for a dance" (Soto 4).
" The dance continued successfully, romantically , until it began to pour" (Soto 4).
"Yollie bent down to pick up a bobby pin, and shame spread across her face. A black puddle was forming at her feet. Drip, black drip. Drip black drip. The dye was falling from her dress like black tears" (Soto 4).
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