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Getting Near to Baby Setting & Symbolism

Audrey Couloumbis
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Objects/Places

Raleigh, North Carolina

Most of the story in Getting Near to Baby takes place in Raleigh, North Carolina. Willa Jo's and Little Sister's permanent home is across the state in a small town.

Aunt Patty's Roof

In a defiant move, Willa Jo climbs out on the roof to watch the sunrise. Little Sister wakes and follows her out there. They refuse to come down and Aunt Patty is appalled at their behavior.

Liz Finger's Excavation

Liz Finger, who is Willa Jo's age, shows the girls the huge cave that she and her brothers are digging in their backyard. They are building a tunnel but aren't sure where it will end up.

Vacation Bible School

Willa Jo and Little Sister attend Vacation Bible School at a local church. They only last one day and refuse to return because the cranky Bible school teacher made the kids sit in the...

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This section contains 332 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Getting Near to Baby Study Guide
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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.
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