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Good Night, Mr. Tom Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8, "School" Summary

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Chapter 8, "School" Summary

It is Willie's first day of school and Mr. Tom has prepared a nice lunch of egg sandwich and two apples for the boy. Tom walks him as far as the Littles' gate, where Zach is waiting for him. The first glimpses of school are seen through the eyes of the children, both the newcomers and the regular students, who all comment that the school is very crowded and that a new teacher was hired to accommodate the city children. Zach is thrilled that there is a stage in the school, because he loves acting.

The children are divided according to age and oddly, religion, as the Catholic kids are separated out. Zach, who is nine, goes with his age group, but Willie, who cannot read and write though he is eight, is sent to study with the younger children. He is completely...

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