* "A Girl Named Zippy" is the memoir of Haven Kimmel about coming of age in the small town of Mooreland, Indiana.
* The population or Mooreland stayed at 300 for several decades.
* The author remarks that Mooreland was untouched by the outside world that was America during the 1960s and 1970s.
* The author makes it clear that she is not speaking for anyone who still lives in Mooreland, Indiana.
* Kimmel summarizes the records her mother took of her baby years in "Baby Book."
* The nickname "Zippy" came from her father, he acted like a roller-skating chimpanzee he saw on television.
* Zippy was a quiet baby, and Zippy's mom wondered if her silence might be because a bad staph infection had affected her brain.
* She felt that God was in control of Zippy's life and that he had a special plan for her.
* Zippy's favorite activity as...
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