Summer of the Monkeys - Chapters 16 and 17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 16 and 17 Summary

The family spends the evening reading the Bible. Early in the morning after the telegram, the Lee family is surprised to see a truck drive up to their farm. Automobiles of any kind are exceptionally rare, but they have never seen a big truck like this before. Daisy states she recognizes it from picture books. It is a circus truck. The two men who step out of the truck are the Johnson brothers, the proprietors of the circus. They are overjoyed to see the monkeys, and Jimbo is obviously quite pleased to see them. They load the monkeys into the truck, give Jay Berry $156.00 in reward money, give Papa four lifetime passes to their circus, and then drive away with the monkeys. Jay Berry is ecstatic and marvels at the vast amount of money he has. He pays Daisy six dollars...

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