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Lily's Crossing Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 1 - 4 Summary

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Chapters 1 - 4 Summary

Lily's Crossing is the story of Lily Mollahan and her summer adventures at the beach in Rockaway, Queens. World War II is underway in Europe and Lily, her friends, and family are all affected. Lily has difficulty telling the truth sometimes and though it bothers her to lie, she cannot help herself. When Lily's father leaves to go overseas, things change for her and the uncertainty of war hits home. When Lily meets a boy with a strange accent, she learns about friendship, family and the damage lying can do.

Chapter one takes place in the Queens neighborhood of St. Albans in New York City. The year is 1944. Lily Mollahan lives with her father Jerry (who Lily calls Poppy) and her paternal grandmother, Gram. Lily's mother passed away when Lily was much younger. Lily is in the fifth grade. When the chapter opens, Lily is...

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