The Pushcart War Summary
Jean Merrill

Everything you need to understand or teach The Pushcart War by Jean Merrill.

  • The Pushcart War Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Pushcart War Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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The Pushcart War Summary

The year is 1996, and a diligent historian sets out to describe for young readers the Pushcart War of 1986. With meticulous attention to detail, the narrator skillfully presents a straightforward account of the events of the war, drawing on history texts, newspaper articles, and interviews. Each action in the developing conflict is supported by ample documentation gathered in imaginative, absurdly coincidental, but amazingly believable ways. The interaction of people and events clearly defines the escalation...

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