The Lottery Rose - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

The Lottery Rose by Irene Hunt focuses on the difficult life of a young boy faced with domestic abuse. After he is taken out of his abusive situation, he must heal himself with the help of new friends and people who care for him. He also learns how to forgive and not quickly judge others.

Chapter one begins with Georgie at the library. He is hunched over his desk, pinching his shoulder blades together to get rid of the pain from the stretched wounds on his back. Calmly, the school librarian, Ellen Ames, asks Georgie if he will bring his favorite book back to the library. She will let him check the book out again, but the school policy only allows students to keep a book checked out for two weeks at a time. Georgie loves this particular book because it is filled with colors and pictures...

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