The Girl Who Drank the Moon - Chapters 1 - 4 Summary & Analysis

Kelly Barnhill
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Summary

The story begins just before a sad event in a town referred to as the Protectorate. The Protectorate is owned and operated by a group of rich and fortunate people called elders, and the elders are led by a man named Grand Elder Gherland. The Protectorate is a difficult place in which to live. Most people are very poor and do not have much money, food, or belongings. They work as farmers in a nearby bog, which is also owned by the elders.

On the other side of the Protectorate is a dangerous forest. The townspeople believe that a witch lives there, and they think that sacrificing a baby to the witch each year keeps the witch away from them and keeps their town safe from harm. Each year, on the Day of Sacrifice, one baby is chosen. This baby is taken from...

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