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.
Three Rivers, CT - This place is the primary location for the novel. It is a New England town, incorporated in 1653 after the Wequonnoc Nation wars with neighboring Nipmucks, Pequots, Narragansetts, and white settlers.
Easterly Beach - Down Rte. 22 from Three Rivers, CT, this location is the destination of narrator Dominick Birdsey and pal Leo Blood on the night of the first lunar landing in June of 1969.
Groton, CT - Home to the U.S. Navy's submarine fleet and the submarine's builder, Electric Boat, this location is nine miles from Three...
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