The Pushcart War - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 11 Summary

Carlos, who takes cartons from businesses and sells them to others, remembers a toy his son invented that might help. Carlos tells his idea to Maxie because when he is excited, Carlos speaks in Spanish, and Maxie understands Spanish and several other languages. Carlos's son invented a peashooter that shoots peas with pins stuck in them. Carlos is very proud of this invention, but he told his son he must not use it for fear he will hurt someone. Now Carlos thinks they should take this peashooter and shoot at the tires of the trucks. Everyone agrees this is a good idea, but they are unsure about how to pay for the peas and pins. Maxie says he will call Wenda Gambling and ask her to pay for them. Maxie will order a ton of pins and peas in the morning. Wenda agrees...

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