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Good Night, Mr. Tom Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7, "An Encounter over Blackberries" Summary

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Chapter 7, "An Encounter over Blackberries" Summary

In the morning, Mr. Tom washes out Willie's bedding cheerfully and without comment, further teaching the boy that he's safe there. Noting that water has filled up the shelter, Tom comments that they'll need a pump and prepares to plant some turnips, and Willie indicate he has never gardened before. Willie can hardly stand still, but he feels terrible about it since his mother has told him that jumping and running are wicked. Mr. Tom challenges him to race the dog to the gate. When Willie loses, he nearly cries, because he remembers all the times his classmates have teased him, but Mr. Tom cajoles him out of it.

Just as the three enter the garden, up comes Zach. Zach talks in a bookish fashion, and Mr. Tom comments on that. Zach acknowledges this and asks if...

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