Fish in a Tree - Chapters 1 – 5 Summary & Analysis

Lynda Mullaly Hunt
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In Trouble Again – Ally tries to disguise her discomfort by writing an essay about herself, narration describing how, at seven schools in seven years, she has always tried her best but always been criticized. As her teacher and her classmates make rude and judgmental comments, Ally responds first with jokes, then with scribbling, then with writing the word “why?” repeatedly on her paper. “One, because I know how to spell it right and two, because I’m hoping someone will finally give me an answer” (5).

Yellow Card – At the classroom baby shower for their teacher, Ally is initially pleased at the pretty yellow card she buys, but becomes concerned when the teacher seems somewhat upset. Later, Ally is taken aside by the school principal, who asks her why she would send a sympathy card to a pregnant woman. Ally realizes her mistake, commenting in...

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