Faithful: A Novel - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Shelby is now the store manager, which means that she deals with the weekly work schedule. She allows Maravelle to take a few days off in order to visit her grandmother in Florida. However, Maravelle assumes that Shelby will babysit her kids while she is away. Shelby resists at first because she has never been around kids, and because she assumes that she hates them. During the course of her week at Maravelle's, she becomes attached and enjoys spending time with them, even noting that spending time with them is exactly where she wants to be at that moment (77).

Maravelle’s kids are named Jasmine, a teenage girl, Dorian, and Teddy. The boys are twins with very different personalities. The shy twin, Dorian, refuses to go to school on the first day. Shelby learns that he is afraid of going to the bus because...

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