A Year Down Yonder - Study Guide Vittles and Vengeance Summary & Analysis

Richard Peck
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Halloween is a huge occasion in Grandma's town, and something that goes on for weeks instead of a single day. It is also Grandma's favorite holiday, because of its mischief and pranks. Mary Alice has a Halloween party at school, and Grandma decides to bake pumpkin and pecan pies for it.

Grandma does not like Bootsie the cat, and makes him live in the cobhouse out back. Bootsie had become a lean, independent cat, catching field mice and what not. One night, Mary Alice is shocked to discover that Bootsie had a rusty tin can tied around his tail, the result of pranksters. Wordlessly, Grandma stews up some glue on the stove, and she and Mary Alice go out to the cobhouse with the glue, a couple railroad spikes, and some picture hanging wire. Grandma drives the spikes into the ground near the...

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