The Red Pencil - Part 1, Fleeing – Part 2, The Red Pencil Summary & Analysis

Andrea Davis Pinkney
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Part 1, Fleeing – Amira’s family, along with the other survivors of the Janjaweed attack, are now refugees and begin to leave the village, the darkest night they will ever see. They only take what they can carry, but the heaviest burden is the sadness at what has happened.

Part 1, Ashes – The refugees from the village and farms form a single line. Amira knows who many of them are, but doesn’t truly know them individually. Amira asks her mother where they are going. She tells Amira they are going to safety. Everything in their old life has been scorched and burned, including Muma’s wedding toob.

Part 1, Soles – Old Anwar reveals that they will make their journey day by day, never knowing their ultimate destination, but going on each day only as there is peace ahead. Food and water...

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