Mama's Bank Account - Chapters 10 and 11 Summary & Analysis

Kathryn Forbes
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Chapters 10 and 11 Summary

Chapter 10: It is near graduation time at Winford for Katrin. Her friends brag of expensive graduation presents they are receiving, and again Katrin does not want to be shown up. She has her eye on a little pink dresser set in Mr. Schiller's drugstore. Katrin tells Mama of the custom of giving a graduation present, and soon after Mama presents Katrin with a gift: Mama's mother's silver brooch.

Katrin short-sightedly rejects the gift, insisting on the dresser set. Mama takes back the brooch without a word. Some time later, Katrin does get her dresser set and is overjoyed. Her joy, however, is short-lived when she discovers from Papa that Mama traded her precious silver brooch for the dresser set. Knowing how much the brooch means to her mother, Katrin drags the dresser set to Mr. Schiller's and begs for the brooch back. Mr. Schiller is...

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