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.
The Des Moines Register - Bill's father and mother worked at this business.
Des Moines, Iowa - Bill grew up here during the 1950s.
Bishop's - This was a cafeteria in Des Moines that the family went to often.
Dahl's - This was the neighborhood supermarket.
The Kiddie Corral - Located in Dahl's, this was where kids stayed to read while their parents shopped.
Younker Brothers - This department store had a building on either side of Eighth Street and an underground passage connecting them.
The Tea Room - Located in...
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