Penny from Heaven - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Jennifer L. Holm
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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm is a story about a young girl who is on her way to adolescence. Barbara Ann Falucci, who has always been known by the nickname Penny, lives with her mother Eleanor, grandmother Me-me and grandfather Pop-pop in New Jersey in the mid 1950s. Her father, who came from a large Italian family, has been dead since Penny was so young that she barely remembers him at all. Despite her many efforts to find out the truth, the circumstances of his death are a mystery to her. As a result, Penny often wonders about heaven and death, although she has no intention of dying herself until she is at least a hundred years old or more.

Uncle Dominic lives in a 1940 Roadking Plymouth that is parked in the yard of Penny's grandmother Falucci's house for...

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