The Berkshire County Chronicles

While I may not be writing this series anymore, I will never take down this page. Feel free to read through it even though spoilers abound. Though if you genuinely want to read Natalie, I suggest you don’t until you finish. 😂 

Stories

Natalie: Volume One (completed)

  • Part 1: Christmas Dreams
  • Part 2: Marshmallow World
  • Part 3: Heaven Everywhere
  • Part 4: I’ll Be Home For Christmas
  • Part 5: Joy to the World!

Farm Girl (hiatus

Gifted (hiatus)

My Crazy Life

  • Episode I: The Summer Everything Changed
  • Episode II: From Home-School to High School
  • Episode III: Peace on Earth (COMING SOON!)
  • Episode IV: (COMING SOON!)

Natalie: Volume Two (COMING SOON!)

  • Part 6: Christmas Hope (COMING SOON!)
  • Part 7: (COMING SOON!)

The World According to Me (COMING SOON!)

Characters

Main (all the main have or will be getting their own books)

Natalie Zoey Baldwin-Matthews 

Birth Date: November 25

Hair Color: A cross between ash blonde and dirty blonde

Eye color: Blue

Nickname(s): Nat (occasionally used by Darcy Edwards), Sugar (Mr. Hank)

Featured In: Natalie (narrator), Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Natalie Baldwin is the daughter of Alexander and Riley Baldwin. She was born a month early in Miami, Florida. Her father was killed in a car accident when she was five years old. Seven years later, she and her mother got into their car and just drove until they end up in Florida, Massachusetts where her mother reconnected with and eventually married her high-school-sweetheart Steve Matthews. Natalie has two older stepsisters, one older brother, one older sister, three younger sisters, and two younger brothers.

Virginia Powers

Birth Date: September 8

Hair Color: Red

Eye color: Brown

Nickname(s): Ginny (Michael Powers)

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl (narrator), Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Virginia Powers is the daughter of Michael and Debbie Powers. Her parents were killed in a bus crash and she moved in with her Aunt Jane soon after her parents death. She has one older brother and two younger sisters.

Jessie-Maria Sean

Birth Date: July 22

Hair Color: Brown (blonde highlights)

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): Sean (everybody)

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted (narrator), and My Crazy Life 

Jessie-Maria Sean is the daughter of a music conductor and Broadway dancer. She was put in foster care after parents split and both of them were deemed unfit to raise her. She lived in foster care until she was twelve years old and was adopted by Tom and Joan Rivers. She has two adoptive siblings, Austin and Addison Rivers.

Charlotte Lily King  

Birth Date: September 17

Hair Color: Light Blonde

Eye Color: Grey

Nickname(s): Charlly (everybody), Lottie (Robert King)

Featured In: My Crazy Life (narrator)

Charlotte Lily ‘Charlly’ King is the daughter of Robert King and Jennifer Gray. Up until she was seven, her parents stayed together until her father was sent to jail. Charlly’s mother moved her and her younger sister around the country until they landed in Chicago. Charlly was shot in the back by one of her mother’s boyfriends and has been a T12 complete paraplegic ever since. Two years after Charlly’s accident, her mother married Larry Stewart and he moved them back to where he grew up. Charlly has one sister and one stepbrother.

Noel Joy Stewart

Birth Date: December 25

Hair Color: Red

Eye Color: Gray

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, My Crazy Life, and The World According to Me (narrator)

Noel Stewart is the daughter of Fowler Stewart and Riley Baldwin. She was separated from her mother and sent to live with her older brother, aunt, and uncle in New York City. When she was four years old, she was diagnosed with autism and is not very social and has a poor vocabulary because of it. When she was thirteen, she was eventually reunited with her mother and went to live with her, her stepfather Steve Matthews who later adopted her, and her other siblings. She has two older sisters, one older brother, four younger sisters, and two younger brothers.

Emily Elizabeth Stewart

Birth Date: July 27

Hair Color: Red

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life 

Emily Stewart is the daughter of Gavin and Tammi Stewart. She is also the granddaughter of Fowler and Lori Stewart. Even though she was born in Nevada, Emily is still considered a Florida native because her father moved his family to Florida when she was just a baby. After her father was sent to jail for fault in the car crash that killed her mother Emily and her older brother were put in the custody of her grandparents and have been raised by them ever since.

Regina Drew 

Birth Date: October 19

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color:

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life 

Regina Drew is the daughter of Samuel and Rebecca Drew. Born in North Adams, Regina is a Berkshire County native true and true. When she was three years old, her parents moved her and her younger twin brother into the Sunshine B&B and has lived in Florida ever since. She also has one younger brother, Fred.

Recurring

Darcy Chadwick Edwards

Birth Date: August 10

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Blue

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Darcy Edwards is the son of Robert and Donna Edwards. He was born at the Sunshine B&B and has lived their ever since. He is good with computers and enjoys playing hockey. He has one older brother and one older sister.

Yule Stewart

Birth Date: August 1

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Amber

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie and My Crazy Life

Yule Stewart is the son of Fowler Stewart and Riley Baldwin. He like his younger sister was also separated from his mother and was reunited with her until he was sixteen years old. He too is adopted by his stepfather Steve Matthews. Yule has a photographic memory and got his high school diploma early. Yule has two older stepsisters, five younger sisters, and two younger brothers.

Riley Baldwin-Matthews 

Birth Date: August 24

Hair Color: Ash Blonde

Eye Color: Amber

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Riley Baldwin is the mother of Yule, Noel, Natalie, Love, Emmanuel, and Avery Matthews , stepmother to Abby and Jaci Matthews, and adoptive mother to Megan and Bella Matthews. Born in Pittsfield, Riley lived there until she ran away at eighteen. She eventually moved to Miami, Florida were she met her first husband Alexander Baldwin. Seven years after Alexander’s death, Riley moved her and her daughter back to Berkshire County and she later married her high-school-sweetheart Steve Matthews. Riley is the daughter of Jack and Shirley Walters and has two older brothers and a younger fraternal twin sister.

Jaci Ireland Matthews

Birth Date: December 24

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Jaci Matthews is the youngest daughter of Steve and Karen Matthews. Her mother ran away without knowing she was pregnant with her and had and raised her in Maine without her father’s knowledge. After her mother’s death, Jaci comes to Berkshire County to find her father and moves in with him. She later marries Timothy-Caleb Stewart.

Steven John Matthews

Birth Date: October 12

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Hazel

Nickname(s): Steve, (everyone), Stevie (occasionally used by Riley Baldwin)

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Steven Matthews is the father of Abby, Jaci, Love, Emmanuel, and Avery Matthews, is the stepfather to Yule, Natalie, and Noel Matthews, and is the adoptive father of Megan and Bella Matthews. Steve was born and grew up in Pittsfield and fell in love with Riley Walters during high school but because their mothers hated each other Steve married Karen, a girl his mother approved off. Only a couple of months after having Abby, Karen left Steve. Steve moved into the Sunshine B&B after he got a job teaching math at Drury High School. Only a month after Riley Baldwin moved back to Berkshire County, he proposed and she accepted. Steve is the only child of Steven and Mary Matthews.

Abby Matthews

Birth Date:

Hair Color: Auburn

Eye Color:

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Abby Matthews is the daughter of Steve and Karen Matthews, the wife of Zachary Davis, and the mother of Zachary Davis Junior. Abby’s mother left a couple months after she was born and because of that Abby pushed herself to be the best. Abby graduated high school at fourteen and went to college to study to be an architect at fifteen. After college, she went to work for a design company, but she left after getting married. She still occasionally designs buildings.

Donna Dana Edwards

Birth Date: March 9

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Donna Edwards is the mother of Cece Elizabeth, Bennet, and Darcy Edwards and widowed wife of Robert Edwards. She was born in Florida and inherited her uncle’s bed and breakfast at the age of eighteen. She married her husband Robert Edwards a year later and he died ten years later in a coffee house shooting. Donna is the daughter of William and Etta Chadwick and has one older brother.

Timothy-Caleb Jeffrey Stewart

Birth Date: April 3

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Grey

Nickname(s): Timmy (everyone)

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Timothy-Caleb Stewart is the son of Gavin and Karen Stewart. Timmy was born in Nevada, but his father moved the family to Florida when he was three years old. Timmy had a reputation for being rebellious and shooting Aunt Jane’s chickens, but stopped after becoming a Christian. Timmy is the husband of Jaci Matthews and has one younger sister.

Nelson Drew

Birth Date: October 19

Hair Color: Dirty Blonde

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Nelson Drew is the soon of Samuel and Rebecca Drew. He and his twin sister were born in North Adams and moved to Florida when they were three years old. Nelson is known for goofing off and being laid back. Nelson also has one younger brother.

Joan Rivers

Birth Date: September 2

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Blue

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Joan Rivers is the adoptive mother of Jessie-Maria Sean, the mother of Austin and Addison Rivers, and the wife of Thomas Rivers. Joan has lived in Florida all her life and is practically like sisters with Donna Edwards. She is the daughter of Bruce and Jody Foxx and has one younger brother and one younger sister.

Lori Mary Stewart

Birth Date: April 1

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Grey

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Lori Stewart is the mother of Gavin Stewart, the grandmother of Timothy-Caleb and Emily Stewart, and the widowed wife of Fowler Stewart. Lori grew up in Berkshire County and fell in love with Fowler in high school and they married soon after graduating. Lori is the daughter of Richard and Beatrice Martin and has five older brothers.

Jane Powers

Birth Date: November 4

Hair Color: Auburn

Eye Color: Green

Nickname(s): Aunt Jane (everybody)

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Jane Powers was born in Virginia and grew up on a farm down there. She left at twenty-two to go to college in North Adams and has lived their ever since. She keeps chickens, a goat, and a pig in her yard as to never forget where she grew up. She adopted her four orphaned nieces and nephew and a year after adopting them married Berkshire County native Hank Miller. Aunt Jane has one older brother and one younger brother.

Thomas Rivers

Birth Date:

Hair Color: Dark Brown

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): Tom (everybody)

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, Gifted, and My Crazy Life

Thomas Rivers is adoptive father of Jessie-Maria Sean, the father of Austin and Addison Rivers, and husband of Joan Rivers. Tom was born in Michigan and got his dental degree in California. His father’s best friend offered him a partnership in his dental businesses in Williamstown and Tom moved to Florida because it was a quiet little town. He met his wife on his first day there and they married a year after him moving to Florida. Thomas is the son of Harris and Naomi Rivers and has one older sister.

Zachary Davis 

Birth Date: January 1

Hair Color: Dirty Blonde

Eye Color: Blue

Nickname(s): Zach (everyone)

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, and My Crazy Life

Zachary Davis is the son of Louis and Catherine Davis, the husband of Abby Matthews, and the father of Zachary Davis Junior. Zach was born in North Adams and was very interactive with the Stewart family. Mr. Stewart had high hopes for him, but Zach wanted to work with children. Zach found the car crash wreck that had killed Tammi Stewart and Mr. Stewart was upset that Zach went to the police before telling him about the find. Zach moved to Boston at his uncle’s orders and worked with the ‘adoption’ agency there. He eventually found the courage to move back to Florida and marry Abby Matthews. Zach has one older brother, Ned Davis.

Leopold Logan II

Birth Date: May 19

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Green

Nickname(s): Leo (everyone)

Featured In: Natalie, Farm Girl, and My Crazy Life

Leopold Logan better known as just Leo is the only child of Leopold and Georgia Logan. Leo is known for smirking and is less known for writing Sci-Fi stories. Leo enjoys playing hockey and having water balloon and water gun fights during the summer.

Bennet Chadwick Edwards

Birth Date: September 30

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Blue

Nickname(s): Ben (Robert Edwards)

Featured In: Natalie and My Crazy Life

Bennet Edwards is the oldest son of Robert and Donna Edwards. Bennet grew up all his life wanting to join the army and at eighteen he did. His career was cut short after being shot in the back and becoming an incomplete paraplegic. He went to therapy and relearned how to walk. Bennet has one older sister and one younger brother.

Shirley Walters

Birth Date: February 6

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Amber

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie

Shirley Walters is the mother of John, Cael, Riley, and Clarisse Walters and the wife of Jackson Walters. Grandma Shirley as she is called is known for being shrewish and unforgiving of her daughter who ran away, but she eventually comes around and forgives her daughter for hurting her so much.

Cecelia Elizabeth Etta Edwards

Birth Date: January 5

Hair Color: Strawberry Blonde

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): Cece Elizabeth (everyone), Eliza (Robert Edwards), Beth (Robert King)

Featured In: Natalie and My Crazy Life

Cecelia Elizabeth Edwards is the oldest child and only daughter of Robert and Donna Edwards. Cece Elizabeth was born legally blind and used to be able to wear glasses to effectively ‘see’, but over the years her eyesight as gotten so worse that she is only able to tell shapes by wearing the glasses so she doesn’t wear the glasses most of the time. Cece Elizabeth doesn’t let her disability stop her and still participates in helping her mom around the Sunshine B&B and the occasional water balloon fight. Cece Elizabeth has two younger brothers.

Andrew Powers

Birth Date: December 2

Hair Color: Ash Blonde

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): Drew (Mr. Hank)

Featured In: Farm Girl

Andrew Powers is the oldest and only son of Michael and Debbie Powers and the older brother of Virginia Powers. Andrew is the typical annoying older brother who is almost just as noisy as Virginia.

Shelby O’Donnell 

Birth Date: November 25

Hair Color: Brown with some grey.

Eye Color: Grey

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie and Farm Girl

Shelby O’Donnell is the mother of Erin O’Donnell-Davis. Mrs. O’Donnell is the seventh grade teacher at Memorial School and is known for being tough on her students but she is a cool, calm, and collective person when not in glass. She runs an orchid/farm and also runs A Father’s Presence a non-for-profit organzieation that helps kids iwhtout fathers in their lives to have a father’s presence. Mrs. O’Donell has one older brother and one half younger brother.

Matthew Stewart

Birth Date: June 23

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Blue

Nickname(s): Matt (everyone)

Featured In: My Crazy Life

Matthew Stewart is the son of Larry and Janet Stewart. His mother left his father after she got tired of being a military wife and Matt chose to live with his father. Matt is known for being annoying to his stepsister Charlly. Matt has two younger stepsisters and a half-sister.

Hank Miller

Birth Date: January 17

Hair Color: Grey

Eye Color: Brown

Nicknames(s): none

Featured In: Natalie and Farm Girl 

Hank Miller is the uncle of Andrew, Virginia, Rachel, and Caroline Powers and the husband of Aunt Jane. Hank grew up in Pittsfield and went to college in North Adams. He’s lived in Florida ever since. He always orders Beef Stew at the Sunshine B&B and calls Natalie ‘sugar’. Hank has two older sisters, one younger brother, and one younger sister.

Rebecca Louise King

Birth Date: March 11

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Hazel

Nickname(s): Becca Lou (everyone), Ducky (Robert King)

Featured In: My Crazy Life

Rebecca Louise is the daughter of Robert King and Jennifer Gray. She has named after her father’s mother and the second part of her name is the female verison of her father’s middle name. Becca Lou is known for a trade mark lisp that gets her stepdad Larry almost every time. Becca Lou has one older sister and one older stepbrother.

Jennifer Gray

Birth Date: July 2

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Hazel

Nickname(s): Jenny (everyone), Jen (Robert King)

Featured In: My Crazy Life

Jennifer Gray is the mother of Charlly and Becca Lou King and the stepmother of Matt Stewart. Jennifer never married the father of her two children and married Larry two years after their meeting. Jennifer has one younger sister who she lost touch with years ago.

Larry Stewart

Birth Date: October 20

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): Laz (everyone)

Featured In: My Crazy Life

Larry Stewart is the father of Matthew Stewart, stepfather to Charlly and Becca Lou King, and husband to Jennifer Gray. Larry grew up in a Stewart household with much influence from his Uncle Fowler. Larry joined the army and retired after seeing what his lifestyle was doing to his son. Larry stayed on good terms with family, but did not move back until asked to by his Aunt Lori. Larry has one younger sister and had a younger brother who died of leukemia.

Megan Matthews

Birth Date: Unknown, celebrated on January 14

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Blue

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie and My Crazy Life

Megan Matthews is the adoptive daughter of Steve and Riley Matthews. Megan was sent to the Matthews and a box and legally adopted as Megan Walters. Megan is known for her blonde curls and her cute blue eyes. She sometimes annoys her older siblings and gets along well with her older sister Bella. Megan has five older sisters, one older brother, two younger brothers, and one younger sister.

Rachel Powers

Birth Date: December 6

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Brown

Nicknames: None

Featured In: Farm Girl

Rachel Powers is the daughter of Michael and Debbie Powers and is Virginia’s younger sister. Rachel is best friends with Becca Lou and likes to be included in her older sister’s activities.

Robert Louis King III

Birth Date: February 13

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Amber

Nickname(s): Lou (everyone)

Featured In: My Crazy Life

Robert King III is the son of Robert II and Martha King and father of Charlly and Becca Lou. Because he was born while his grandfather was still alive and his father was called Rob, everyone called him Lou as a nickname to his middle name and it stuck with him. Lou was born into a wealth family, but never was happy. As a teenager, he turned alcohol and didn’t get out of his addiction until his ex-girlfriend and mother of his two daughters sent him to rehab after Lou decided he wanted to be in Charlly and Becca Lou’s life. He moves in the Sunshine B&B after finishing treatment and being sober out in the world for six months. Lou has a much younger sister who still lives with their parents.

Bella Matthews

Birth Date: Unknown, celebrated on December 23

Hair Color: Dirty Blonde

Eye Color: Brown

Nickname(s): None

Featured In: Natalie and My Crazy Life

Bella Matthews is the adoptive daughter of Steve and Riley Matthews. Bella was born with Down Syndrome and was dumped on the Matthews because no one else would take her. Bella is known for being artisty like her older sister Natalie and will draw on anything. Bella has four older sisters, one older brother, two younger sisters, and two younger brothers.

Fowler Stewart

Birth Date: Unknown, never celebrated

Hair Color: Gray

Eye Color: Grey

Nicknames: None

Featured In: Natalie

Fowler Stewart is the father of Gavin Stewart and Yule and Noel Stewart-Matthews and the husband of Lori Stewart. Mr. Stewart was known for always getting what he wanted no matter how he got it. He was eventually arrested and received Christ just before he died. Fowler had three younger sisters and five younger brothers.

Everyone Else (everyone else is in order by last name)

A

B

C

Paige Chadwick- The daughter of the owner of the Treasure Chest. She is also the daughter of Ms. Donna’s older brother.

Erin Cooper- One of Regina’s closet friends.

Judy Carlson- The daughter of one of Ms. Donna’s customers. She has a fraternal twin sister Jody.

Jody Carlson- The daughter of one of Ms. Donna’s customers. She has a fraternal twin sister Judy.

Libby Carlson- The daughter of one of Ms. Donna’s customers.

Michael Carlson- The son of one of Ms. Donna’s customers.

Claire- One of Regina’s friends.

D

Fred Drew- Regina and Nelson’s little brother.

Ned Davis- He is Mr. Stewart’s great nephew, and older brother of Zach Davis. He used to be a famous actor, but moved back to Berkshire County when his daughter, Emma, was born. He is married to Ms. Erin.

Emma Davis- She is the daughter of Ned Davis.

Ms. Erin O’Donnell Davis- She is the Youth Group Teacher. She is the only child of Shelby O’Donnell. She is married to Ned Davis.

Mr. Drew- The father of Nelson, Regina, and Fred Drew.

Mrs. Drew- The mother of Nelson, Regina, and Fred Drew,

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

Ms. Ross- The sixth grade teacher at Memorial School.

S

Gavin Stewart- He is Lori and Fowler’s only child and son.

T

U

V

Victoria- One of Regina’s friends.

W

Clarisse Walters- She is Riley’s fraternal twin sister.

Grandpa Jack Walters- He is Riley’s father, and is married to Shirley.

Cael Walters- He is Riley’s brother.

John Walters- He is Riley’s brother.

X

Y

Z

Mentioned

Alexander Baldwin

Alexander Baldwin was the father of Natalie Baldwin and husband of Riley Walters. He was born in England and moved to America when he was twenty-seven. He met his future wife on his first few days later and they got married six months after meeting. He was killed in a car crash before the series started and is mentioned often by Natalie. Alexander has two younger sisters.

Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards was the father of Cece Elizabeth, Bennet, and Darcy Edwards and husband to Donna Edwards. Robert grew up in Boston and was raised by a controlling mother and a there-but-not-there father. He feel in love with Donna Chadwick on one of his family’s vacations to the Mohawk Trail and the Berkshire Mountains. His mother disapproved of Donna and they had a shaky relationship at best before his death. Robert was killed in a coffee shop shooting before ever meeting his youngest son.

Discussion Questions

Natalie

Part 1: Christmas Dreams

1. Why do you think that Natalie loves Christmas so much? Do you think that your parents play a role in what you like and don’t like?

2. Why do you think Natalie didn’t tell the janitor that Ryan was scaring her?

3. Why do you think Riley decided to leave Miami? Do you think that there is more to it than Ryan?

4. What is your first impression of Ms. Donna? Have your feelings about her changed?

5. How do you think you would react if your parents suddenly moved you to a strange new place for at least a year?

6. What is your first impression of Darcy? Have your feelings about him changed? Do you think that Natalie tried to make him sound worse than he really was?

7. What do you think of Natalie’s first night as waitress? Would you like to be a waitress at the Sunshine B&B?

8. Do you think that Darcy purposely tripped her? Why or why not?

9. Do you think that Mr. Stewart purposely hit Mr. Drew’s car? Why or why not?

10. What is your first impression of Emily Stewart? Have your feelings about her changed?

11. Why do you think that Emily pulled Natalie’s hair?

12. Why do you think that Ms. Donna had Darcy go with Natalie and Nelson to get the gift?

13. Who do you think was in the speeding car?

14. What is your first impression of Timmy Stewart? Have your feelings about him changed?

15. Do you think it would be fun to have a bunch of people in your house during a blizzard? Why or why not?

16. Why do you think Natalie went along with Mr. Steve and Darcy to find the Stewarts?

17. Why do you think Natalie got out of the car to save the Stewarts?

18. Why doesn’t Natalie want Christmas to come?

19. At the end of the story, Natalie says that she has finally found a place to call home. What actions do you think made her decide to call Florida, MA home?

20. Why do you think that this part is called Christmas Dreams?

Part 2: Marshmallow World

21. Why do you think that seeing the fudge tin caused Natalie to have a panic attack?

22. Why do you think Riley chose to tell Natalie that the accident wasn’t an accident at this time?

23. Why do you think Emily still had her pajamas on?

24. Why do you think that Riley denied knowing Nurse Sarah at first?

25. Why did Grandma Shirley visit Riley at the hospital? Why do you think she was so cold?

26. Why do you think Riley tried to leave the country? What do you think Mr. Steve said to change her mind?

27. Why do you think Riley tried to leave without Natalie?

28. Why do you think Darcy went along to help find Riley?

29. Do you think Riley’s car accident was no accident?

30. What is your first impression of Mrs. Stewart? Have your feelings changed about her?

31. What do you think of Mrs. Stewart’s punishing method? Do you think its harsh?

32. What is your first impression of Abby Matthews? Have your feelings about her changed? Why do you think Natalie was so nervous about meeting her?

33. What is your first impression of Megan? Have your feelings about her changed? Do you think she is a little creepy?

34. What is your first impression of Jaci Matthews? Have your feelings about her changed? Do you believe her story?

35. What do you think of Natalie’s snow day? What is your perfect snow day?

36. Why do you think Abby bumped Natalie off the sled with Timmy Stewart?

37. What events made Natalie question if Darcy was her friend?

38. Why do you think Natalie was dreading the dinner with the Stewarts?

39. What do you think about Mrs. Stewart using a whistle to communicate with her family?

40. Why do you think Mr. Steve was upset to see Timmy escorting Jaci?

41. Why do you think Jaci spoke out against Mrs. Stewart’s treatment? Do you think you would have been that bold?

42.  Are you surprised that Mrs. Stewart did not dislike Jaci after what she said?

43. What would you have done in Natalie’s situation? Would you have welcome Timmy even with his family history?

44. What was your first impression of Virginia Powers? Have your feelings about her changed?

45. What was your first impression of Ms. O’Donnell? Have your feelings about her changed?

46. Did you think an ice cream party was silly? Why or Why not.

47. Did you see anything wrong with Leo’s Balentines? Why or Why not?

48. What was your first impression of Zach? Have your feelings about him changed?

49.  Do you think the accident on the Mohawk Trail was a real accident? Why or why not.

50.  Why do you think Natalie is so against eating oranges and strawberries? What would you do in her place?

51. Do you think Mr. Stewart accidentally ran his car into the B&B restaurant.

52. Do you think Grandma Shirley accidentally ran her car into the B&B restaurant?

53. Why do you think Natalie wished her father a happy Valentine’s Day?

54. Why do you think Natalie was so against getting braces? Do you relate with her?

55. Why do you think Mr. Stewart asked Emily to steal Natalie’s money?

56. Why do you think Regina dyed her hair?

57. Do you think Natalie was overreacting about having to change her last name

58. Why do you think Mr. Stewart pushed Riley into the street and then denied it?

59. Why do you think Natalie didn’t want her ears pierced?

Part 3: Heaven Everywhere 

60. Was the water balloon fight funny or mean?

61. What do you think about Mrs. Stewart and Grandma Shirley’s feud?

62. Why do you think Natalie’s father wants her to call Steve dad?

63. What do you think about Natalie not telling her mother about not knowing she had sleepwalked into the kitchen?

64. Do you think it was wrong of Mr. Steve to drop moving like that on the family?

65. What was you first impression of Yule? Have your feelings have him changed? Why do you think Natalie and Yule instantly clicked.

66. What was your first impression of Noel? Have your feelings about her changed?

67. Why do you think Natalie decided to learn how to skateboard?

68. Do you believe that what Mrs. Quinn said was true?

69. Why do you think Riley kept her secret for so long?

70. What would you have done in Natalie’s place after breaking your back? Have there been any life changing advents in your life?

Part 4: I’ll Be Home For Christmas

71. Why do you think Natalie wanted to go to Florida so badly?

72. Do you think it was right of Ms. Donna to keep Cece Elizabeth and Bennet a secret from new commers? Why or why not?

Part 5: Joy to the World!

73. Why do you think Ryan came back?

74. Why do you think Natalie’s father went looking for Noel and Yule and though he knew he might die?

75. What did you think of Jaci and Timmy’s wedding?

 

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