Everything you need to understand or teach Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls.
The Lee family lives in the late 1800s on a family farm on Cherokee land in the middle of the Cherokee Nation. The farm is in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains on the banks of the Illinois River in northeastern Oklahoma. The family includes Bob Lee and Sara Lee, and their twin children Jay Berry and Daisy. Jay Berry and Daisy are both fourteen years old each and because Daisy was born second, Jay Berry refers to her as his little sister. Daisy was born with a crippled leg. Doctors have advised the family that Daisy's leg can be made to function with an expensive operation. For years, the family has been saving money to pay for the operation. One day, a circus train derails near the Lee farm; one car bursts open allowing twenty-nine circus monkeys to escape. The circus... View more of the Summer of the Monkeys Summary
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