• In New York, Ruth Connors heard from her dad over the phone that the sinkhole was to be filled in by the developers.• She plans to visit the sinkhole before the developers closed the area.
• Ruth was unaware that she was a celebrity in heaven.• She wrote individual prayers on her journal.
• Buckley - now on seventh grade takes care of the garden left by their mom. -In the morning, he carry a box of Susie’s clothes to use it for his tomato stakes. - complained to Jack of taking the Monopoly shoe away from him• Jack - argued he can’t use Susie’s clothes. - heard a voice saying Let go. Let go. Let go -had a heart attack and was sent to hospital.
• Susie wants his father to die for her to have him in heaven, forever.• Buckley, in guilt, prayed to Susie to not let their daddy die.• Susie left the gazebo and saw his grandfather and dance with Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings.
Quiz• 1. What does Ruth wrote in her journal after seeing women and girls murdered?• 2. True or False. Jack complained of taking the Monopoly Shoe away from him.• 3. What are the words heard by Jack before he collapsed?• 4. True or False. Susie wished his father to die.• 5. Who danced with Susie in heaven?
Answers• 1. prayers• 2. False• 3. Let go. Let go. Let go.• 4. True• 5. her grandfather