The Penderwicks - Chapter Seventeen: The Next-to-Last Day Summary & Analysis

Jeanne Birdsall
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Hound wakes Batty before the alarm, wanting to go in to see Jeffrey, but when Batty refuses and heads downstairs, he follows. She lets him out for his ‘morning rituals’ and he begins barking wildly. Outside, Mrs. Tifton calls out to her. Batty is frozen until she hears a smack and a yelp. She opens the screen door to let Hound in and hugs him to reassure him.

At the door, Mrs. Tifton says she is looking for Jeffrey and asks to come in but Batty locks the door instead. Calling her a naughty girl, she asks where her father is but Dexter reminds her Batty can’t talk. Mrs. Tifton remembers how Batty called to Hound and Batty isn’t sure what to do. Then she remembers Skye, and standing up straight, she faces Mrs. Tifton and tells her...

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