The Cricket in Times SquareGeorge Selden • Where is Tucker when we first meet him? When we first meet Tucker, he is in a drainage pipe in the subway station atTimes Square. • Who is Mario? Mario is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bellini. He works in the news stand at the subway station in Times Square.
Questions Ch. 1 • How does Mario help his family? Mario helps his family by selling papers and magazines in his family’s newsstand at the Times Square subway station. He works early and late to help them too. • List the 5 items in the Bellinis’ newsstand.
4. List the 5 items kept in the Bellinis’ newsstand. The five items kept in the Bellinis’ newsstand are: a radio for listening, a kleenex box for Mama’s hayfever, a cash register for money which there was not much of, an alarm clock for no good reason, and a box of kitchen matches for lighting Papa’s pipe.
What are some of the city sounds that Tucker heard? The sounds of the city that Tucker heard were birds, New York cats, airplanes, subway trains, cars, rubber of tires, beating of car horns, howling of brakes,barking dogs, and babbling of people.