Waiting for Anya - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Michael Morpurgo
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Chapter 5 Summary

Jo avoids the German soldiers as the weeks and months pass. Jo takes food to Madame Horcada once or twice a week. Each set of orders increases because the number of children at the farm has increased. By the middle of the winter, Madame Horcada is attempting to feed ten children and more are expected. They have attempted to slow the flow, but the need is just too great. Madame Horcada and Benjamin pull Jo aside one day and tell him they need more money. Madame Horcada asks Jo to ask his grandfather to visit her so that she might speak with him about selling her pigs to him. Grandpere visits with Madame Horcada alone. The following day, he and Hurbert drive the pigs to the family home.

A short time later, Jo is with his friend Laurent when he gets in trouble for sticking his tongue...

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