Year of the Elephant: A Moroccan Woman's Journey Toward Independence, and Other Stories - Study Guide A House in the Woods, and A Vacation Summary & Analysis

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A House in the Woods: The setting is a small village. Three young girls, sisters, played near a stream. The eldest declared that they would build a house. The girls brought pebbles from the stream to the build site. The two younger sisters waded into the stream and used their dresses to carry many pebbles.

An old man saw the sisters struggling with pebbles, so he lent them an orange sack. He then settled down under a tree for a nap, pleased by the babble of the brook and the sounds of the girls' voices.

The girls completed their house, and then the eldest declared they would gather flowers to make it pretty. While gathering flowers, one sister had fun as she chased a hornet among the flowers. The girls played...

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