Dicey's Song - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

Dicey's Song is the sequel to Homecoming. In Homecoming, thirteen-year-old Dicey Tillerman must travel through the long summer to find a place where she and her three younger siblings can call home after the disappearance of their mother. At the end of the novel, they come to live with their maternal grandmother. This is where they remain as Dicey's Song begins.

Dicey lies under a tree thinking about the long summer in which she led her siblings across two states to find a new home after the disappearance of their mother. Dicey wants to believe in happy endings, but does not believe there will be one for the Tillermans. Dicey's thoughts turn to a small sailboat she found in her grandmother's barn that she dreams of sailing one day. However, it needs to be scraped and painted. Dicey looks forward to the work...

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