The Moon Is Down - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Soldiers notice bombers circling and dropping small packages all around town. Hundreds of the little blue packages are sent earthbound via small parachutes. Some of the ten-inch tubes of dynamite land softly in the snow banks, some on roofs, others in trees. In the morning, the townspeople begin to discover the tiny gifts. They unwrap the packages finding that each contains printed words and TNT. The townspeople dispatch their children to find as many of these packages as they can, like they are on an Easter egg hunt. At the same time, the soldiers are scrambling to find as many as they can. The kids did better—they find more TNT than the soldiers.

Hunter and Lanser open one of the packages and find a piece of chocolate, the tube of TNT and written instructions on the use of the explosive. The...

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