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By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Providing a wealth of maps and geographic routes for 28 books, this advisor illustrates tips to train with literary maps, taking scholars on a trip via actual and imaginary terrains. Entries span a variety of genres and literary codecs (including novels, dramas, and diaries); each one follows a book's protagonist via area and time, overlaying locations visited in addition to historic figures, customs, cultures, and events.Geographic summaries, itemized itineraries, and particular maps support scholars hint every one character's trip and understand the geographic scale of motion. As a prelude to interpreting, the maps might help deprived readers larger comprehend the tales and settings of a ebook, so one can considerably increase any student's studying event. guideline on marking maps with notes and arrows can help scholars arrange for college-level periods as they arrange their paintings, simplify complicated parts, define chronology, and comprise extra interpreting and examine.

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Easton, Maryland Mr. Lingerle, Maybeth’s music teacher, helps out by babysitting and sometimes stays for meals. He proposes that Gram sell her long-handled silver stuffing spoon at an antique store at Easton. 10. From Salisbury to Baltimore, Maryland When Gram asks Dicey to pack for a journey to Boston shortly before Christmas, she offers no other information about the purpose of their abrupt departure. M. plane to Boston’s Logan Airport. On the tense plane trip, paid for by the proceeds from Gram’s heirloom spoon, Dicey anticipates that they will see her mother.

After Gram has a telephone installed as a safeguard for the family, Dicey realizes how much her grandmother has sacrificed to take them in. 7. Salisbury, Maryland In November, Gram realizes that Dicey has reached womanhood and needs clothes that suit a mature body. She takes Dicey by bus to Salisbury, a “scraggly city” in southeastern Maryland. They walk through an arched gateway at the Salisbury Mall at Civic and Glen avenues, where they shop for clothes, shoes, and underwear and dine on club sandwiches.

The area is now one of the Western Hemisphere’s most cherished vacation spots for its dunes and long beach fronting the Atlantic Ocean and the protected inner shore of the hook-shaped peninsula, which curls around Cape Cod Bay. Dicey recalls, “The ocean rolled up toward her rickety cabin, like it wanted to swallow it up; but it never did. . The wind was always blowing around the cabin, like it too wanted to have that little building gone” (Chapter 7, p. 118). Gram, once more a mother to young children, begins adoption proceedings.

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