Forgot your password?  

A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana Chapter Summary & Analysis - Blood of the Lamb, Unexpected Injuries, The Kindness of Strangers Summary

Haven Kimmel
This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Girl Named Zippy.
This section contains 695 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana Study Guide

Blood of the Lamb, Unexpected Injuries, The Kindness of Strangers Summary and Analysis

In "Blood of the Lamb," Kimmel writes about her church experiences. Before Quaker church every Sunday, the Jarvis family listens to Batsell Barrett Baxter, an early version of a telepreacher. Although he is a man of God, he lacks the energy and enthusiasm of an evangelist and sometimes has guests who are as lackluster as him. Although Zippy's mother loves Baxter, Zippy's father has decidedly less patience, making jokes like "Batsell Barrett Baxter was born dead." Zippy comments on the power of being grown up—how she is forced to spend hours worshiping a God she does not believe in without complaint while her Dad is able to just call it like he sees it. Zippy employs a variety of strategies to procrastinate going to church...

(read more from the Blood of the Lamb, Unexpected Injuries, The Kindness of Strangers Summary)

This section contains 695 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana Study Guide
Copyrights
A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook