The Penderwicks - Chapter Twelve: Sir Barnaby Patterne Summary & Analysis

Jeanne Birdsall
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Jeffrey is under considerable strain because of the threat of military school, so the girls decide not to tell him that he now owns some of Batty’s soul or that she intends to marry him. Batty tells Hound all about it, but he won’t talk.

The girls and Jeffrey stay away from Arundel Hall as Mrs. Tifton prepares for the Garden Club competition. Jeffrey manages to sneak out of the house, and shows the girls the pamphlet he found advertising Pencey Military Academy. The courses are listed on the back and aside from the marching band, there is no music offered. Jeffrey doesn’t mind the idea of going away to school, especially if his mother plans to marry Dexter, but he’d much rather go to a school that at least has a music program.

Rosalind reminds...

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