Francie - Diller's Drugs and Commencement Summary & Analysis

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Diller's Drugs and Commencement Summary

Diller's Drugs:

A new letter arrives from Francie's father, promising a better life in the future, including piano lessons for Francie. Her daddy has been gone one year. Francie likes to sit under a pecan tree to watch the train go by.

After doing laundry at Miss Beach's, Francie takes her Nancy Drew book and goes to Green's to buy a Scooter Pie. She likes to read, eat her Scooter Pie and watch the local train go by, which will someday take her to Chicago. White children throw spitwads of paper at her back. Since Green's is out of Scooter Pies, Francie goes to Diller's Drugs. When she tries to pay the nickel for her treat, Mr. Diller accuses her of stealing the Nancy Drew book under her arm. Other children in the store try to incriminate...

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