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Caddie Woodlawn Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 20, Alas! Poor Annabelle! Summary

Carol Ryrie Brink
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Chapter 20, Alas! Poor Annabelle! Summary

Katie and Mrs. Hyman arrive to help Harriet and Clara make new clothes. Harriet and Clara scour magazines for the latest styles. Clara wishes they could have hoops for every day wear, but Caddie says she wouldn't like that. Clara says Caddie is too much of a tomboy to master the art of wearing hoops, but Caddie knows she is not as much of a tomboy as they think. She will wear hoops only when she is good and ready.

Cousin Annabelle arrives on the Little Steamer. Caddie and Clara accompany their parents to meet her. Annabelle is finely dressed and has brought seven boxes and trunks. Her speech is as refined as in her letter. Caddie feels awkward and tongue-tied around Annabelle, who comments on the number of children the Woodlawns have, nor will Annabelle hold the wilting flowers Hetty...

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