Tomorrow, When the War Began - Chapters 6 through 8 Summary & Analysis

John Marsden (writer)
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Chapters 6 through 8 Summary

In chapter six, they arrive at Ellie's family home, the first they come to on the route down from Tailor's Stitch. The very first thing Ellie notices is that the dogs, all tied up outside the house, are dead. The only one still alive is Millie, the mother of the others, and she is in bad shape. Ellie rushes first to Millie, then yells for someone to take care of the dog before she rushes in the house. Inside, she finds nothing. There's no one home, no electricity and the telephone is dead. They begin trying to come up with scenarios to explain it but nothing explains why they would go away and leave the dogs to die. At Lee's insistence, Ellie finds a radio, but they can't pick up anything but static.

They go next to Homer's house, which is the closest of any...

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