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The Weight of Silence Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 1-850 Summary

Heather Gudenkauf
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Section 1-850 Summary

"The Weight of Silence" by Heather Gudenkauf tells a story about a parent's nightmare. When Calli, a seven-year-old selective mute and her seven-year-old best friend go missing, an investigation ensues.

Antonia and Louis see someone running out of the woods and tries to embrace the silent person. She is so happy to see her, but the girl goes right past her to the deputy sheriff. The girl speaks for the first time in three years.

Calli wakes up very early in the morning. She hears her father downstairs as he gets ready to go different. She has to go to the bathroom badly, but there is only one bathroom in the house, and if she uses it, her father will see her. Calli looks around her room to distract herself and sees her school materials. She is about to go into second grade. She loves...

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