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“What’s on Your Mind?” Friend, March 2019

What’s on Your Mind?

My friends say some of the things I like to do, like music and art, are “girl” stuff. Is that true? —Concerned in Calgary

Friend Magazine, 2019/03 Mar

Illustrations by Adobe Stock

Dear Concerned,

There’s not one list of talents for girls and another one for boys. Our interests and talents make us unique, and that’s a good thing! As you keep developing your talents, you can find friends who like those things too.

Keep being you!

The Friend

Use these clues to fill out the chart to find out what each person is interested in. Check your answers on page 39. Tip: Put an X on what you know is not true. The first one is done for you.

  1. The basketball player is not Talia or Sakura.

  2. Pablo doesn’t like flowers.

  3. None of the boys like math or sports.

  4. The girl who likes baking is not Talia.

  5. Ethan is the only one who likes dancing.

Ballet

Bugs

Math

Flowers

Baking

Basketball

Sarah

Alejandro

Anthony

Sakura

Ethan

Talia

Answers: Sarah—basketball; Sakura—baking; Talia—math; Ethan—ballet; Anthony—flowers; Alejandro—bugs