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Caddie Woodlawn Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6, A Schoolroom Battle Summary

Carol Ryrie Brink
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Chapter 6, A Schoolroom Battle Summary

Autumn is drawing to a close, so Katie Hyman's mother has come to help Harriet make school clothes for the children. Katie comes as well, but she is shy and the Woodlawns do not know what to say to her. Tom seems especially shy around Katie, stumbling and nervous as he tries on his clothes for the seamstress. This year the girls get wonderful new winter coats, and in the evenings Johnny adds designs of trimming braid.

The children set off for school once winter arrives. Their settlement is poor, so the community cannot afford its own teacher. Instead, Miss Parker teaches the children for three months in the winter and two months in the summer while another community hires her for the spring and fall.

Caddie sees Maggie Bunn, her best friend, and runs to her in the schoolyard. The...

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