Sarah, Plain and Tall - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Patricia MacLachlan
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Chapter 5 Summary

Sarah quickly befriends the sheep, even naming the lambs after her three favorite aunts in Maine, Harriet, Mattie and Lou. When they find a dead lamb in the field, Sarah keeps Anna and Caleb away, and shakes off the turkey buzzards with her gesturing fist. She guards the body until Papa arrives to bury it and take Sarah back to the house. After dinner that night, she draws pictures of the family to send home to Maine. She draws the rolling fields, with a sheep and a windmill. It makes her think of the sand dunes on the beach in Maine. She and her brother had a sand dune all their own, which they used to slide down into the water. Caleb morosely comments that there are no sand dunes here, but Papa says there are.

Papa leads them out to the barn...

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