Tisha: The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness - Chapter 7-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7-8 Summary and Analysis

During the next school day, Merton Atwood visits, as many of the old timers often did. He asks Anne to teach him arithmetic and she agrees. He drew a map of Chicken on the board for her project for the children to learn about Chicken. After school, Rebekah Harrington arrives to enroll her four-year-old, Lily. She will stay in class with the young child.

After the first day with Rebekah in the classroom, there is a school board meeting. The board consists of Maggie, Angela and Mr. Vaughn. The board doesn't like Rebekah being in the classroom, and Lily is too young for school. Students must be between five and sixteen years of age. Anne is not allowed to have Lily and Rebekah in the classroom. Anne has to tell them the board's decision the next day and says...

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