Hattie Big Sky - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Kirby Larson
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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson is a novel that takes place beginning in 1917 and follows the adventures of a sixteen-year-old orphan for approximately one year, telling her story from her own perspective. Hattie lost both her parents by the time she was five and has been reliant on a series of relatives for shelter and care, never really knowing a home of her own. At the age of thirteen, she is taken in by her Uncle Holt, who is really a distant cousin, and his wife Ivy. From Aunt Ivy's perspective, Hattie is inconvenient and should be placed somewhere useful as soon as possible. She finally accomplishes her goal when a local boarding house requires help, and though Hattie is sixteen and only months from finishing school, Ivy doesn't care. Uncle Holt is more inclined to let Hattie decide her future. He is one...

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