Why didn’tMaddie ask Peggie to stop teasing Wanda? What was she afraid of?
Maddietried to tell Peggy to stop teasing Wandaby writing a note to her. She knew she would never have the courageto speak to Peggy about this matter. As she was writing the note, shepictured herself in the school yard as a new target for Peggy and thegirls. She thought Peggy might ask her where she got the dress shehad on and she would have to say that it was one of Peggy’s oldones. This was what she was afraid of. Consequently, she ended uptearing the note.