This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Green Town - This is the main location in the novel and is based on the author's experience of growing up in Waukegan, Illinois.
The Woods - This is a place where Father and the boys have often ventured to collect fox grapes and wild strawberries and picnic under the trees.
Grandfather and Grandma's House - This is the home that Douglas wakes up in on the first day of summer and the one he goes to sleep in on the last day.
The Ravine - This divides Green Town and...
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