Summer of the Monkeys - Chapters 2 - 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 2 - 4 Summary

In town, Jay Berry tells his grandfather about the monkey Rowdy treed. His grandfather tells him that a few days ago a train wreck had cracked open a circus train car, allowing numerous monkeys to escape. About thirty monkeys were not recaptured; these must be the monkeys—at least some of them—that Jay Berry heard and saw. Grandfather says that one monkey is worth one hundred dollars in reward money, and the other twenty-nine monkeys are worth two dollars each: Jay Berry could potentially earn $158 for capturing the monkeys and returning them to the circus. Grandfather helps Jay Berry wrap some small animal traps' jaws in thick material so they will not damage the monkeys' paws. With the modified monkey traps and his mother's needed items, Jay Berry sets out for home. In Chapter 3 Jay Berry secures his...

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