A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana - Julie Hit Me Three Times, Daniel, There She Is Summary & Analysis

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Zippy describes her friendship with Julie in "Julie Hit Me Three Times." Julie does not talk much because her brother knocks out her two front teeth when she is young and she never learns how to speak correctly. Instead, Zippy talks for Julie. On the first day of kindergarten, Zippy insists that Julie does not want the blue crayon, that she likes green, but the teacher wishes Julie to speak for herself. When Zippy proves to be correct, she does all of Julie's talking for her, although the teacher chooses not to acknowledge it. Zippy continues to talk for Julie—both at school and at home. Zippy even manages to say what is on Julie's mind over the phone. Julie's parents, who are tired of reading her mind...

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