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What Jamie Saw Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1 Summary

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Chapter 1 Summary

When Jamie saw Van throw the baby, his little sister Nin, they moved. Jamie, Nin and their mother, Patty, left Van's house. They went to Earl's apartment, which was above Daggert's Sand and Gravel, in Stark, New Hampshire. The next day they moved to a trailer. Jamie was fast asleep when Van came in the room he shared with Nin who kept crying that night. He woke up when Van reached in the crib and grabbed Nin and threw her like a football across the room. By a miracle, Patty stepped in the room and caught the baby in her arms.

Patty bent down and quietly told Jamie to come to her. But he was frozen. She kept trying to encourage him. Jamie shifted his eyes to look at Van, who was standing by the crib, his head bent down. Finally, Jamie jumped off his bed and...

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What Jamie Saw from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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