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What are the girls' theories on what brought them to Arundel?
Jane believes it was fate, while Skye says it was the greedy landlord who sold their vacation house on Cape Cod.
Why were the Penderwicks without summer plans?
The beach house they usually rented had been sold at the last minute, and Cape Cod was booked solid.
Where is the Penderwicks' home?
In Cameron, Massachusetts.
How did Mr. Penderwick hear about Arundel?
Through a friend.
Where is Arundel?
In the Berkshire Mountains
How long did the Penderwicks stay in Arundel?
They stayed for three weeks in August.
How does the family describe Hound?
As big, black, clumsy, and lovable.
How old is Batty?
How old is Rosalind?
How old is Skye?
How old is Jane?
Why did the family get lost on the way to Arundel?
Hound ate the map, which Batty had hidden her sandwich in.
How does Jane feel about the family being lost?
She feels as if it is fate and that they might discover something wonderful while lost.
What game do the girls play in the car?
I Went to the Zoo and I Saw
How long should the trip have taken, and how long did it take?
It should have taken one hour; they took three.
What animals did the girls list for the game?
An anteater, a buffalo, and a (c)kangaroo
What was Mr. Penderwicks humming in the car to Arundel?
His favorite Beethoven symphony about spring.
What is Arundel's address?
11 Stafford Street
What is Rosalind's nickname?
What is Batty always wearing?
Orange-and-black buttery wings
Who is Sabrina Starr?
The heroine of Jane's books.
What has Sabrina Starr rescued?
A cricket, a baby sparrow, a turtle, and a groundhog.
What was the first animal Sabrina Starr rescued?
What color is Jane's favorite notebook?
What is a sign that Skye is bored?
When she blows out her cheeks in imitation of a fish.
Who does the family get directions from?
Harry the tomato farmer.
What does Harry's shirt say?
How many younger sisters does Harry have?
What does Harry give the Penderwicks on their first meeting?
A half-dozen tomatoes
What is Arundel Hall?
Who is Cagney?
How old is Cagney?
18 or 19
What is Cagney's hat?
A Red Sox baseball cap
Who is Rosalind's best friend?
What does Anna always say about hands?
That you can tell a lot about people by their hands.
What phrase do the Penderwicks use to help people identify Skye?
"Blue Skye, blue eyes"
How is Skye different from the rest of the Penderwicks?
She has blue eyes and straight blonde hair, like their mother, while the rest have brown eyes and dark, curly hair.
What is Rosalind embarrassed about when she first meets Cagney?
She was holding vomit-covered paper towels and had a Wildwood Elementary School t-shirt on.
What color is the cottage?
A creamy, buttery yellow
What does Jane see before their first visit to the cottage?
A boy at the window
What is the Hound Draw for Order>
A ritual in which the sisters write their names on paper then drop them on the ground next to bits of dog biscuit, then assign first choice to whoever's paper Hound hit first, second hit, second choice, and so on.
In what order did the girls choose their rooms using the Hound Draw for Order?
Jane, Batty, Rosalind, then Skye.
Why had Skye been looking forward to picking out her own room?
Because she has to share her room with Jane, who is incredibly messy, and that bothers her.
What kind thing do Skye's sister's do for her while they pick their bedrooms?
They leaves the prettiest room for her.
What did Hound throw up on when the Penderwicks arrived at Arundel
Jane's sneakers (yellow high tops)
What does Skye like about her room?
It is large, white, and clean with polished wood floors and two beds.
How many windows are in Skye's room?
What is Skye teaching herself for fun?
What is Skye's lucky camouflage hat?
The hat she wore when she fell off the garage roof and didn't break and arms or legs
What reason does Rosalind give for giving Skye the nice room?
That she wanted to be near Batty.
What does Rosalind keep on her bedside table?
A framed picture of Mrs. Penderwick laughing and hugging a baby Rosalind.
What do the Penderwicks believe about Skye that she herself doesn't believe in?
That she will grow up to look exactly like her mother
What makes Batty and Rosalind's rooms special?
There is a "secret passage" connecting the two from the closet.
Where is Jane's bedroom?
The 3rd floor/the attic
What is the name of the boy who Sabrina Starr saves?
What authors does Jane believe might have formerly inhabited her room?
Louisa May Alcott or Patricia MacLachlan
What language does Mr. Penderwick use in everyday speech other than English?
What does Mr. Penderwick tell Skye before she goes exploring?
"Look before you leap and please don't do anything crazy."
How does Skye get into Mrs. Tifton's gardens?
She uses a clipped hole behind tall flowers in the hedge.
What does Mrs. Tifton have a statue of in her garden?
A man in a bedsheet holding a lightning bolt (possibly Zeus)
Where does Cagney hide Skye?
Inside an urn
What does Cagney say is in the urns to protect Skye?
Pink jasmine from the greenhouse
What does Mrs. Tifton want Cagney to take down from the driveway?
The Frimbriata because it scratched Mrs. Robinette's car after the last Garden Committee meeting.
Why is it hard for Cagney to take down the Frimbriata?
His uncle planted it 30 years ago and spent a long time helping it grow.
What solution does Skye offer Cagney?
To move the Frimbriata flower to their cottage, where Mrs. Tifton won't see it.
Who does Skye crash into after her first visit to Mrs. Tifton's gardens?
How does Skye offend Jeffrey on their first meeting?
She calls his mother "snooty" and "a real pain."
What was on the little white dresser by the window in Batty's room?
Batty's favorite picture of Hound that he father had framed
What does Batty's bed look like?
She has a special unicorn blanket and her stuffed animals on her pillow.
What stuffed animals does Batty have?
Sedgewick the horse, Funty the blue elephant, Ursula the bear, and Fred the other bear.
What does Rosalind and Batty do every night?
Rosalind tells Batty a bedtime story.
What is a MOOPS?
A Meeting of Older Penderwick Sisters
Why does Mr. Penderwick let Hound sleep next to Batty?
He thought she might be worried about sleeping alone in a new room.
What is Hound not allowed to do in Batty's room?
Get on the bed.
How did Batty get her name?
Her mother had wanted to name Batty after her, but her father said there could only be one Elizabeth for him, so she said to name her Elizabeth but call her Batty.
What is Mrs. Penderwick's name?
What is Batty's full name?
What is Mr. Penderwick's name?
What did Mrs. Penderwick die of?
Cancer, two weeks after Batty came home from the hospital.
What nicknames did the older Penderwick sisters call Batty?
Beautiful Baby Batty and Banana Batty
Who apologizes to Jeffrey for Skye?
What do the Penderwicks try to make for Jeffrey has an apology?
What "common interest" does Cagney use to connect with Batty?
What happened when Rosalind tried to help Cagney with the Frimbriata rose?
She pricked her hand on a thorn.
Who answers the door to Jane's apology?
What do the Penderwicks and residents of Arudel keep as a secret from Mrs. Tifton?
Hound's existence, since she hates dogs of his type.
When was the last time Jane had felt extremely proud of herself?
When she had given the speech for the dedication of the new playground at Wildwood Elementary School
What did Cagney give Jeffrey?
An iguana named Darwin
Why did Jeffrey have to get rid of Darwin?
He made Mrs. Tifton break out in hives, so he gave it to Churchie's married daughter in Boston.
Why did no one notice when the cookies started to burn?
They were all busy and not paying attention to the baking
What is one of Mr. Penderwick's favorite sayings?
Take a walk, clear your head.
What was Skye jealous of?
Jeffrey and Jane's conversation; she wanted to them to pay attention to her.
What is in the field?
What does Jeffrey believe about the bull?
That he gored a man in the field, and that some people signed a petition to have the bull shot, but the police said it was the man's own fault for trespassing into the bull's field.
What are the names of Batty's favorite horses?
Eleanor and Franklin
Why does Batty go into the horses' field?
She thinks there might be horses inside.
What does the OAP stand for?
"Oldest Available Penderwick"
What is the job of the OAP?
To watch Batty
What is the true story about the bull?
It had smashed the camera of a tourist who had sneaked into the field.
How does Jane help rescue Batty?
She runs on top of the field wall, yelling at the bull to distract it
What does Jeffrey do to save Batty?
He runs at then around the bull, distracting him from Batty while she and Skye escape.
What does Batty plan to do with the daisies she picked in the bull's field?
She planned to make them into a chain with Rosalind.
What makes Jeffrey an honorary Penderwick?
He saved Batty's life.
What do Jane, Batty, Skye, and Jeffrey swear not to do under the Penderwick Family Honor?
They swear to never tell anyone, including Rosalind, Cagney, or Mr. Penderwick about the bull.
How do Batty's wings get broken?
They get ripped into while they escape from the bull.
What caused the rustle in the pine tree after kids escaped from the bull?
Who does Batty tell about the escape from the bull?
Who misses Mrs. Penderwick?
Rosalind; she cries in her sleep sometimes
What secret does Jeffrey tell Batty?
That he was really scared of the bull.
What did Skye say to Mr. Penderwick and Rosalind about Batty's torn wings?
That Batty had gotten stuck in some prickers and had to be pulled out.
What does Cagney do after Rosalind apologizes for the mess with the fire?
He tells her about the time he and his brother had set their uncle's truck on fire with a firecracker and had tried to blame it on their sister.
Who are Anna's brothers?
College students who are slobs
What does the sign in front of Cagney's house say?
BEWARE OF ATTACK RABBITS
What sport does Cagney play?
What does Cagney wear a lot?
What does Cagney feed to the rabbits?
Which rabbit usually comes out for parsley, and which is more shy?
Yaz is the one who comes out a lot, Carla is the shy one.
Where do the rabbits stay?
Underneath the couch
Which rabbit is brown with spots?
Which rabbit looks like a chubby white blob?
What happened to the girls' soccer ball?
Hound punctured it
What sport is Jane good at?
What position does Jane play in soccer?
The center forward
What does Jane think the inside of Arundel looks like?
What musical instrument is in Jeffrey's room?
What instrument had Skye tried to learn how to play?
What does Jeffrey play for the girls on their first visit inside Arundel?
What school does Jeffrey want to go to?
Who is Teddy Robinette?
The school bully who Jeffrey is forced to entertain
What is the name of Arthur's evil kidnapper?
How do Skye and Jane get out from Jeffrey's bedroom?
They climb out the window and onto a tree and see Cagney, who helps them by getting a ladder for them to climb down.
Why did Jeffrey not return to the cottage after he went to entertain Teddy?
Teddy tripped over a rake and cut his leg, which caused Jeffrey to have to stay inside and watch television with him.
What threat did Jeffrey give Teddy after he cut his leg?
He told him that if he ever came back, he'd tell his mother about how he cheated on all his math tests last year.
What does Cagney do to make it easier for Jane and Skye to escape from Jeffrey's bedroom?
He hangs a rope ladder on the tree that they can get up and down on
What does Churchie make for the kids and Henry?
Who owns the bull?
How many of each appliance is there in Churchie's kitchen?
3 ovens, 4 refrigerators, 3 sinks, and 2 long tables
How old is Jeffrey turning?
Who is Dexter/Mr. Dupree?
Mrs. Tifton's boyfriend
What is the attic of Arundel like?
A treasure chest
What is the name of Mrs. Tifton's mother?
What does Rosalind's dress look like?
Coral striped with buttons all the way down the back
What happened to Mrs. Tifton's first marriage?
It lasted less than a year
What is Mrs. Tifton's first name?
What age was Mrs. Tifton when her mother died?
What stopped the Framley's parties?
Mrs. Framley's death.
Why did Mrs. Tifton use the name Tifton after her first marriage?
Her dad didn't want her to keep her married name and she did not want to go back to being a Framley, so they used his mother's last name.
What are some reasons people think Jeffrey's father left?
Mrs. Tifton got tired of him and threw him out or her dad paid him to go away because he wasn't good enough to be a Framley.
What age was Jeffrey when the General died?
What dress does Skye wear to the birthday party?
A slim black one that reminded her of one her mother used to wear.
What does Jane's dress look like?
It's a "full skirted navy-and-white taffeta sailor's dress"
What does Batty name the wooden rabbit in the attic?
What shoes does Batty wear to the birthday party, and why does she wear them?
Her everyday sandals because the shoes in the attic were not in her size
What resolutions do the sisters come up with concerning Jeffrey's dad?
1) to never ask Jeffrey questions about his father and 2) to get Jeffrey really good birthday presents
What do the sisters list as reasons why they had not met Mrs. Tifton until the day of the party?
Good luck (Skye) and magic (Jane)
What was Batty's private joy?
Sleeping with Hound every night and visiting Cagney's rabbits in the day
What is Jane's private joy?
Practicing soccer with Jeffrey and Skye and writing the Sabrina Starr book
What is Skye's private joy?
The long, wild romps through the gardens with Jeffrey and her bedroom at night
What are Rosalind's private joys?
Cagney's morning visits to water the Frimbriata rose and talking with him on the porch
What is Anna's First Rule of Conversation with a boy?
Ask lots of questions
What does Cagney want to be after college?
A high school history teacher and basketball coach
What does Cagney want to do after his career as a teacher?
To buy a house in the countryside and have lots of kids and write books about the Civil War
What happened to Skye's silver shoes on the day of the party?
Hound threw up on them
What happened to Jane's knees on the day of the party?
She had scraped them during soccer practice
What happened to Batty's hair on the day of the party?
She had gotten gum stuck in her hair and had to get it cut out, leaving an awkward gap in her curls.
What color is Batty's dress?
What does Skye say when the sisters are too scared to approach Mrs. Tifton at the party?
"What are we, men or mice?"
What does Mrs. Tifton's gaze look like?
Steel (rosalind), a hawk (skye), an animal hater (Batty) and the Queen of Narnia that turned everything into winter (jane)
Where does Skye say Rosalind's dress came from?
The Salvation Army
What present did Jeffrey get from Dexter?
A golf bag and lessons with Dexter at the private country club
Who looks just like General Framley? (according to Mrs. Tifton)
What does Dexter do for his job?
He's a publisher for a car magazine
What does Skye want to do?
She wants to be a mathematician or an astrophysicist
What does Mr. Penderwick think Rosalind is well suited to?
What does Batty want to do, and what does Mr. Penderwick think she's suited to?
She wants to be a veterinarian, but Mr. Penderwick thinks she's going to be a Renaissance woman (someone who's good at a lot of different things)
What does Mrs. Tifton think Jeffrey will be when he grows up?
A soldier just like General Framley
What school does Mrs. Tifton want Jeffrey to go to?
Pencey Military Academy at West Point
What happened to the birthday card the girls were going to give to Jeffrey?
Hound ate it
What did Rosalind, Jane, and Mr. Penderwick give Jeffrey for his birthday?
A book about orchestra conductors.
What did Skye get Jeffrey for his birthday?
A camo hat identical to hers
What did Batty get Jeffrey for his birthday?
A framed picture of Hound
What do the kids dance after the party?
What does Mrs. Tifton call Dexter
What do the kids overhear after the party?
Mrs. Tifton and Dexter talking about wanting to marry one another and sending Jeffrey to military school early.
What does Jane think they should do to rescue Jeffrey from military school?
Adopt him or write a letter explaining why he shouldn't go to Mrs. Tifton
What play did the sixth graders put on last spring?
Jekyll and Hyde
Who played Hyde in the 6th grade play?
Why was Mrs. Tifton's presence the hardest on Batty?
She was scared of her.
What do the girls paint as a target for archery practice?
What was the most important part of feeding the rabbits?
Latching the door when you are done so that they won't escape
Which rabbit escaped when Batty forgot to latch the screen door?
What is Cagney's favorite food?
Brownies and the hot dogs you get at Fenway Park
What does Rosalind think about when she sees the pond?
Hamlet's girlfriend, Ophelia
What did Mrs. Penderwick love?
What hat did Jane wear to fit in with Jeffrey and Skye?
A yellow rain hat
Why did Jane do so badly when they practiced archery?
She was too busy thinking of how to integrate bows and arrows into her Sabrina Starr book
How does Jane think of using bows and arrows in the Sabrina Starr book?
She's going to have Sabrina tie one end of a rope to an arrow and shoot it through Arthur's window so that he could haul the hot air balloon to the window so he could climb into the basket.
What does Jane get to put on the arrows so that they'll leave a mark on the target?
Ketchup that looks like blood
How did Jane know something was wrong after Batty went to find Yaz?
Hound was barking his something-is-not-right-in-my-world bark
What does Hound do after Batty goes to look for Yaz?
He escapes from his pen
What does Skye do when the kids look for Hound?
She guards the tunnel while the rest of them look around the gardens
Who finds Yaz?
What causes Yaz to run away from Rosalind?
What happend to Mrs. Tifton's heel when she saw Hound?
Her shoe's heel snapped
Who does Mrs. Tifton always get mixed up?
Jane and Skye
What did Hound do for the kids? What did they think he had done?
He catches Yaz, but they thought he had killed the rabbit
Where does Batty go after she looses Yaz?
She tries to go back to the Penderwick's home in Cameron
How does Batty try to navigate back to Cameron?
She knows Cameron is on flat land and to the east of Arundel, which she knows has to do something with the sun, so she goes downhill and follows the sun.
What did the butterflies in the field think of Batty?
That she was Queen of the Butterflies
What makes Batty sad when she sees the two horses?
One of them is brown with spots like Yaz, which reminds her of her mistake
Where is Mr. Penderwick when Batty gets lost?
In town delivering Rosalind's letter to Anna
What idea does Jeffrey have that helps the girls find Batty?
Using Hound to track Batty
What does Jane get to help Hound track Batty?
Her blue elephant, Funty
Who saved Batty from the car when she tried to run away from the kids?
Who gave Batty a piggyback all the way back to the house after she was almost hit by a car?
What did Mr. Pendwerick tell Mrs. Tifton after she said that he didn't exercise enough control over his children?
"Satis eloquentiae, sapientiae parum"
What is Mr. Penderwick's nickname for Jane?
What distracts Rosalind and Mr. Penderwick from Jane's comment that Jeffrey had saved Batty's life twice?
Hound tossing his steak bone into his water bowl, causing a spill
Why does Mr. Penderwick think Jeffrey is now a part of their family?
He says that in some cultures it's believed that when a person saves someone from death he or she forever owns a part of their soul
What does Batty say Jeffrey could do with her soul?
Who is the judge for the Garden Club competition?
Sir Barnaby Patterne, a distinguished English gardener
What breakfast do Jane and Skye save for Jeffrey?
What does the Pencey pamphlet say?
"Pencey Military Academy. Where Boys Become Men and Men Become Soldiers"
What music courses are offered at Pencey?
Only one- the brass marching band
What example does Jeffrey give of a school he'd like to go to?
He knows of a girl who went to boarding school in Boston just so she could take viola classes at the New England Conservatory of Music
What nickname does Jeffrey give Batty?
What do Batty and Rosalind go to look for on the day of the Garden Club competition?
Dandelion leaves for the rabbits
What drill does Skye pick on the day of the Garden Club competition?
What is two-on-one slaughter?
A soccer drill combination of cross-country running, guerrilla warfare, and monkey in the middle.
Why did the kids use two balls on the day of the Garden Club competition?
Mr. Penderwick had repaired the soccer ball Hound had bitten
What is the name of Jeffrey's ball?
What is the name of the Penderwick's ball?
Pencey Military Academy
Which ball did Jeffrey go after?
The Pencey ball
Which ball did Skye go after?
The Dexter ball
Who is Mick Hart?
A tough and talented center from Manchester, England dreamt up by Jane after a terrible game in which she was pummeled by a fullback twice her size
What effects did being Mick give to Jane?
She could feel no pain, maneuver around any fullback on the face of the earth, adored by fans and teammates, and had a big mouth
What was Jane's favorite part about being Mick Hart?
Having a big mouth
How did Skye trick Jane during two-on-one slaughter?
She faked a fall, causing Jane to hesitate so that she could steal the ball.
Why did Jeffrey, Jane, and Skye end up on the other side of the hedge on the day of the Garden Club competition?
Their balls had been kicked over the hedge
What names did Jane call Skye while she was Mick Hart?
Fish head, knave, curl, gooseberry louse, and silly git.
How did the game of two-on-one-slaughter end?
The balls hit the urn Skye had hid in on their first day in Arundel, breaking it and making a mess of pink jasmine and dirt.
Why did Mrs. Tifton not yell at the children when she found them in the garden?
If she tried to speak, she would yell, and if she yelled, she wouldn't be able to stop yelling, which she couldn't do in front of Sir Barnaby Patterne and the Garden Club
Who chuckled upon seeing the kids in the garden, and why?
Sir Barnaby Patterne because his son play soccer in England
What does Jane try to ask Sir Barnaby Patterne?
If by being English he had seen a World Cup
What did Batty name her lightning bug?
When did Rosalind get a special feeling?
After she released the fireflies, just as Cagney announced his presence
What do Rosalind and Batty surprise Cagney with as an apology for letting Yaz escape?
A book of Civil War photographs
What did Batty accidentally give Cagney instead of his real gift, and what did she want to get him as a present?
The dandelion green porridge for the rabbits; a rabbit calendar
How did Yaz's escape change him?
He stopped trying to escape all the time
How does the girls' rope ladder to Jeffrey's room work?
A twine keeps the ladder rolled up in the tree. You undo the knot and let go of the twine to make the ladder fall down.
What do the girls hear as they climb to Jeffrey's room after the Garden Club competition fiasco?
Jeffrey playing his piano
What did Mrs. Tifton say to Jeffrey after the competition?
She yelled at him about how he doesn't care about her feelings anymore.
What does Skye give back to Jeffrey from the tree?
The Pencey pamphlet
Who got first in the Garden Club competition?
What place did Arundel get in the Garden Club competition?
What happened to Jane the day after the Garden Club competition?
She got a fever and had to go and rest
What do Skye, Batty, and Jeffrey do together on the rainy day after the Garden Club competition?
They go into Arundel and Jeffrey tries to teach Skye the piano
What book did Cagney lend to Rosalind?
A book about the Battle of Gettysburg
Why does Jeffrey think Skye will do well at playing the piano?
Music is a lot like math, which she is good at
Why do Jeffrey and Skye use the piano in the music room and not in Jeffrey's room?
The one in Jeffrey's room only has a stool, so they couldn't both sit.
What does Skye want to do instead of play the piano?
Explore the basement
What happens after Skye starts messing around with the piano?
Jeffrey tickles her, then she tickles him, which leads to a fight.
Why did Mrs. Tifton come home early to find Skye, Batty and Jeffrey?
Dexter's car got a flat tire on the way to Vermont and he got so wet and dirty changing it in the rain that he took Mrs. Tifton home early.
Why were Dexter and Mrs. Tifton gone on the day with the piano?
They had gone to shop for antiques in Vermont
What was Batty holding when she came out of her fort?
General Framley's African sculptures
What is Batty's silent storm?
Her way of crying- fast, furious, and without any noise.
What do Batty and Skye do after they're caught with Jeffrey and forced to go outside?
Snoop/eavesdrop on his and Mrs. Tifton's conversation
What does Mrs. Tifton say about the Penderwicks that gets Skye really angry?
That they're uncouth, rude, conceited; their father is a pushover; their mother ran off because she was tired of them; Rosalind is chasing after Cagney like a lovesick puppy who will get her innocence snatched away; that there's something wrong with Batty who has tacky wings.
What do Skye and Jeffrey do after her argument with Mrs. Tifton?
They swear on the Penderwick Family Honor to be friends forever.
What does Batty ask Skye after her argument with Mrs. Tifton?
If she's odd or if something is wrong with her, to which Skye responds that she's perfect
What is the rule of stories at bedtime?
Only one story at bedtime
What story does Batty pick to listen to the night after Skye's argument with Mrs. Tifton?
The story about Mrs. Penderwick and Uncle Gordon and the bobsled.
How does the bobsled story go?
When Uncle Gordon was 7 and Mrs. Penderwick was 5, he wanted to learn how to bobsled, but it was summer, so he took the mattress off his bed and dragged it to the top of the stairs and made Mrs. Penderwick take the first ride. She said no, but then Uncle Gordon paid her $.25 to do it, so she did it and got folded in the mattress.
How much did Uncle Gordon pay Mrs. Penderwick to ride the bobsled?
What book is Jane reading?
Magic by the Lake
How many buttons are on Rosalind's striped party dress?
What had Cagney said when he saw the sisters on the day of the birthday party?
"Wow, you girls look great."
What happened to Rosalind in 3rd or 4th grade that made her loose her temper?
Tommy Geiger dumped her book report in a puddle on purpose.
How did Rosalind deceive Mr. Penderwick?
She pretended to be asleep when he came in to say good night.
Who has Rosalind kissed but not been in love with?
Nate Cartmell at the Valentines Day party and Tommy Geiger when she pecked his cheek after loosing a bet to Anna
What constellation does Rosalind remember?
Who did Rosalind see by the lily pond?
Cagney and a girl with long, red hair
What happened when Rosalind tried to slip away from Cagney and the girl he was kissing?
She fell into the lily pond/
What does Rosalind say after she wakes up after falling into the lily pond?
"Too much of water hast thou, poor Ophelia."
What covered Rosalind after she fell into the lily pond?
A Red Sox sweatshirt
What is Cagney's favorite baseball team?
The Red Sox
Who was Cagney's girlfriend?
What does Rosalind remember when she sees a Red Sox sweatshirt?
The long trip back to the cottage after she hit her head.
What does Mr. Penderwick ask Rosalind when trying to understand what happened to her when she fell into the lily pond?
If her mother were alive, would there be anything too shameful about that night to explain to her?
What message does Churchie give the girls by phone about Jeffrey?
That Mrs. Tifton and Dexter took him to Pennsylvania/Pencey
What did Jeffrey tell Churchie to say to Skye?
"Tell Skye it's not her fault"
When did Mr. Penderwick not listen to Skye?
When he made her be a flower girl in Uncle Gordon's wedding
What does Skye do while waiting for Jeffrey to come home?
She lurks in the the edge of the gardens and does algebra
Why does Jane take over for Skye on duty for watching when Jeffrey gets home?
Skye needed to have dinner
What is Jane's mission while waiting for Jeffrey?
To watch and gather information and see if they bring Jeffrey home.
What does Jane say makes a book great?
That you can read it over and over and never get tired of it.
What is Jane's middle name?
What two books did Jane bring out to the lookout?
Magic by the Lake and Sabrina Starr Rescues a Boy
How many pages is Jane's book?
How did Jane reveal herself to Dexter while she was hiding in the rose bushes?
What word did Jane spell wrong in her book?
What did Dexter say about Jane's book that made her rip it apart?
That it was lousy
What did Jane do after Dexter insulted her story?
She destroyed Sabrina Starr Rescues a Boy and swore to quit writing
What was Mr. Penderwick's favorite part of Jane's book?
The part when Arthur threw the bread and water back at Ms. Horriferous and said, "Give me liberty or give me death."
What is the name of the magazine Dexter publishes?
Lines on the Road
Where does Sabrina make an emergency landing during a tornado?
What made Skye think that her dad was thinking about her mom?
He was listening to sad italian songs that her mother had loved
How does Jeffrey get Skye's attention when he sneaks to her room?
He makes a rubber tipped arrow hit her window
What does Jeffrey call Skye's reaction to Mrs. Tifton's insults?
Courage, she calls it temper
Why were Batty's wings off when Jeffrey saw her at night?
She took them off to sleep.
What movie did Jeffrey watch in the hotel in Pennsylvania?
To Kill a Mockingbird
What did the interviewer tell Jeffrey when he told him Pencey was the last place he wanted to go?
That he'd feel different after he'd lived like a real soldier for a few weeks
What did Jeffrey do to deceive his mother into thinking he was asleep?
He put his golf bag under the covers
What is Jeffrey's plan to run away?
To sleep under Harry's tomato stand, ask him for a ride to the bus station in the morning, then live in Boston with Churchie's daughter or his distant cousins
What would Jeffrey use to pay for the bus ticket?
His birthday money and his grandfather's collection of rare coins
What does Jeffrey plan to do in Boston?
Find his father
What did Jeffrey bring for Batty when he tried to run away?
Her picture of Hound
Where does Jeffrey sleep?
In Batty's room
What color is Rosalind's blanket?
Why was Hound confused on the night Jeffrey stayed over?
He knew he wasn't allowed to sleep on Rosalind's bed but he didn't want to sleep with Jeffrey and not Batty, so he ended up sleeping on the floor.
Who woke Batty up before Rosalind's alarm?
Hound, who was licking her face
What does Batty do every morning for Hound?
She pours Cheerios on the floor for him to eat and opened the back door for what Mr. Penderwick called his morning rituals
What bowl does Batty use?
The Peter Pan bowl
What cereal does Batty eat?
What does Mrs. Tifton call Batty?
What did Dexter do to Hound?
He hit him on the head
What did Batty do when Mrs. Tifton asked her to open the door?
She locked the screen door
What did Jeffrey's note say?
I'll never go to Pencey. Don't bother to look for me.
What does Mr. Penderwick tell the girls to tell Jeffrey?
Not to worry too much because he's not alone in this
Who goes down with Jeffrey to see his mother, and why?
Jane because she's the only one Mrs. Tifton doesn't completely despise her.
What does Jane say she'll do once she's famous and on television talk shows?
She'll tell the story of Dexter Dupree (Mr. Lines on the Road) and humiliate him in front of the world
What did Jeffrey do with the little military cap General Framley gave him for Christmas?
He would march around and call himself General Jeffrey
How did General Framley teach Mrs. Tifton how to swim?
By throwing her into the deep water and yelling SWIM, SWIM, when she was five years old and despite her begging
What does Jane say Jeffrey is after he talked honestly with his mother?
What did Rosalind make for Jeffrey's farewell gift?
Her last batch of Arundel brownies
What did Jane give for Jeffrey's farewell gift?
A bound copy of Sabrina Starr Rescues a Boy with "To Jeffrey, Love from the Author" on the title page.
What did Batty give for Jeffrey's farewell gift?
His picture of Hound and a picture of the bull, which Rosalind accidentally labeled as Hound
What did Skye give for Jeffrey's farewell gift?
A Dexter targey, larger than the last and with an even smirkier face with D.D.D.D. written on it
What does D.D.D.D. stand for?
Dreadful Dopey Dexter Dupree
Why didn't Skye contact Jeffrey on their last day at Arundel?
The rope ladder was gone
Why does Henry wear black on the day the Penderwicks leave?
He's sorry they're leaving and will miss the excitement they brought.
Where did the girls leave Jeffrey's farewell presents?
On the front porch
What does Harry give the Penderwicks on their last day in Arundel?
A bag of tomatoes
Why did Mr. Penderwick turn around the first time they tried to leave Arundel?
He forgot his glasses on the kitchen counter
Why was Cagney late to see the Penderwicks off?
He brought the rabbits, but they took a while to capture because Carla hid behind the fridge and Yaz wouldn't let him catch him.
What did Cagney bring for Rosalind?
A Frimbriata rose.
Why did Cagney break up with Kathleen?
She was hard to talk to
What piece of advice did Cagney give Rosalind?
That she should hold onto her skill of being easy to talk to when she's old enough to care about boys because they'll appreciate it.
What does Cagney do to Rosalind and Batty before he leaves?
He gave them a light kiss on the top of their heads
Why do the Penderwicks stop a second time when they tried to leave?
Churchie is running after them.
Why was Jeffrey late to see the Penderwicks off?
Mrs. Tifton had called the school he wanted to go to and they accepted him.
What good news does Jeffrey give the girl at the end of the book?
That he's not being forced to go to Pencey and will attend the boarding school he wanted to go to in September and be able to take music class at the conservatory.
Why did the Penderwicks stop for the third time when they were trying to leave?
Batty wanted to give something to Jeffrey
What did Batty give Jeffrey at the very end of the book?
Her butterfly wings
What did Jeffrey tell Batty after she gave him her wings?
Thank you and good-bye for now.
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