The Hundred Dresses – Eleanor Estes

The Hundred Dresses- by Eleanor Estes-  is an ideal character building story for girls in grades 3-5. It is a story about bullying, compassion, and regret. In addition to learning a valuable life lesson through this story, children will be inspired to draw hundred dresses themselves.

The Hundred Dresses – Book Report and Reading Comprehension Questions

 

 

Book Report Questions

What is the title of the book?

Who is the main character of the story?

Who are other characters in the story?

What happens to the main character in the book?

What is the story about?

Where does the story take place?

How does the story end?

What did you learn from the story?

Reading Comprehension Questions 

Compare and contrast Maddie and Peggy? How are they similar and different?

Why did the girls tease Wanda?

Why did Maddie feel bad about the way Peggy was treating Wanda?

Why didn’t Maddie say anything?

How did Maddie feel about teasing that Wanda had to endure?

Can you think of the time when you did not stand up for yourself or someone

else because you were scared of what might happen to you?

Vocabulary

shabby

assail

impulsive

contrary