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Waiting for Anya Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8 Summary

Michael Morpurgo
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Chapter 8 Summary

Grandpere brings Madame Horcada to their home in order to listen to an idea by Jo's mother. The idea is not made clear initially, but it hinges on a concert the priest is asked to give later in the week. At the concert, all the German soldiers are in attendance and all the villagers are thought to be in attendance. However, Grandpere and father are not there. After the concert, the reader learns that Grandpere and father have sneaked all twelve of the children from Madame Horcada's farm into the various homes of the villagers. The following day the entire village herds their animals into the town square for what they make the Germans believe is an annual migration to the summer grazing lands.

The entire village moves past the German soldiers into the mountains. It becomes a large party once they appear to have achieved at...

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