Rules - Pages 1 - 20 Summary & Analysis

Cynthia Lord
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Twelve-year-old Catherine is experiencing the first day of her summer vacation. She is trying to get eight-year-old David to come to the car with her so they can go to David's occupational therapy appointment. David is her brother, and he is autistic. David does not want to go to therapy, and only wants to go to the video store. Catherine explains that the video store is David's favorite place. He likes to read the parental advisory information on all the videos.

Their father is set to arrive later in the day at five o'clock, but Catherine explains that sometimes their father is late, and this is confusing for David, who goes by very particular times and gets distressed if Dad is even five minutes late. Catherine further explains that David loves rules, and she has written many rules for David in...

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