Waiting for Anya - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Michael Morpurgo
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Chapter 4 Summary

Jo hikes into the mountains over the village toward the border with Spain. When Jo reaches the mountain cabin where his father stays while tending the sheep in the summer pastures, he finds Benjamin and Leah in the shed. While running from an unexpected patrol, Benjamin broke his ankle. Jo carefully helps Benjamin and Leah back down the mountain to Madame Horcada's farm. Jo returns home late to find his mother and grandfather distracted by a postcard from his father. Jo overhears his mother tell his grandfather that she does not believe his father will ever come home again.

A few days later the teacher has Hubert get his drum to call everyone to the town square. When they arrive, they discover that the soldiers have arrived. Lieutenant Weissmann tells the villagers that his men will be living in the parish house behind the church. The lieutenant...

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