A Year Down Yonder - Study Guide Hearts and Flour Summary & Analysis

Richard Peck
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One day in the cold of January, Mrs. Weidenbach knocks at the door. Mrs. Weidenbach is the wife of the banker, and is the leader of the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She is extremely prideful of her membership in DAR, as all DAR members trace their heritage back to aristocratic families from the time of the American Revolution. Mrs. Weidenbach has come to Grandma because of a problem. DAR is having its annual gathering to celebrate George Washington's birthday. Normally, this includes delicious cherry tarts made by Mrs. Vottsmeier, but this year, Mrs. Vottsmeier is completely out of sorts because of menopause, and she will not bake any tarts. Every DAR member looks forward to the famous cherry tarts, and it will be a terrible blow if tarts are not made. Thus, Mrs. Weidenbach went to the...

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