Getting Near to Baby - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Audrey Couloumbis
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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

Chapter 1: Early Morning

Aunt Patty tells Willa Jo that she is fed up with her. It makes Willa Jo's stomach hurt. The next morning Willa Jo is on the roof to watch the sunrise. She spots fifty-year-old Mrs. Garber jogging. It is very early, especially for a woman her age to be out running. She comes to the front door and knocks. In a bit Willa Jo hears a gasp from Aunt Patty and a bunch of whispering. But that all fades as Willa Jo concentrates on the beautiful oranges and reds of the sun that has burst up from the horizon. The neighborhood begins to wake up.

Aunt Patty calls to Willa Jo to come back down and bring Little Sister with her. Willa Jo looks down to see Aunt Patty standing on the lawn, looking up in panic, scared to death that one...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Getting Near to Baby from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.