The Graduation of Jake Moon - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

Barbara Park
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Chapter 12 Summary

"Graduation Boy:"

Jake describes in narration how Skelly's shopping cart stays in the house for a while, how all the family's routines, including Jake and James feuding, go back to normal soon after Skelly's return, and how James surprises everyone one day by taking the shopping cart out on his and Marguerite's regular walk with Skelly. This, Jake comments, is how life changed after Skelly's "great adventure." He also comments that he had initially decided to not invite Skelly to his grade eight graduation, but after Skelly had come home, had changed his mind. He then describes the days leading up to graduation; specifically, how the decorating scheme involves stacks of books on brightly colored painting ladders. On the day of the ceremony, Jake, his mom, James, Skelly and Mrs. Russell go to the gym. Aunt Marguerite had said she would arrive late...

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