The Dogs of Littlefield - Chapters 11 – 15 Summary & Analysis

Suzanne Berne
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In Chapter 11, snow covers the town. Julia Downing is in seventh grade at Duncklee Middle School. Julia does her best to dress well and do well in school, and keeps meticulous lists of things in her life–such as ranking her fellow students at school in terms of popularity. Julia lists herself at number 73. At school, transgender Ms. Manookian hands out the class’s next assignment: as historians, she asks, what details about Littlefield would they record for future generations? Principal Anderman and Clarice sit in on the class. Ms. Manookian also attempts to get the class to draw connections between George Washington and Norman D. Mayer (a man who demanded an end to nuclear weapons while threatening to blow up the Washington Monument before being shot dead). When no one makes the connection, Manookian says that Washington and Mayer were both revolutionaries. Albert...

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