Getting Near to Baby - Chapters 21, 22 and 23 Summary & Analysis

Audrey Couloumbis
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Chapters 21, 22 and 23 Summary

Chapter 21: The Last Straw

Someday, Willa Jo will have to figure out why she and her sister keep sitting on the porch. The night before, Aunt Patty had been calling around trying to find playmates for the girls. Willa Jo had becomevery annoyed. She and Aunt Patty had soon gotten into a war of words. Aunt Patty had brought up all the things that either embarrassed her or insulted her. She had wailed that no one appreciated her, including Hob. She had mentioned the dead June bug she had to throw out which sent Little Sister running from the room. She had told Willa Jo there wasn't one cooperative bone in her body. She had been totally fed up with her. In that case, Willa Jo had said, she should send her home.

Chapter 22: Talking Things Over

Willa Jo doesn't want to complain about Aunt...

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