Define ADMONISH and use it in a sentence. To warn or caution gently, but seriously The teacher admonished Cassie for daydreaming.
Define PLACID and use it in a sentence. Peaceful, calm Her placid face didnt show the anger she felt.
Define METICULOUS and use it in a sentence. Extremely or overly careful in small details Little Man is meticulous when it comes to his clothing.
Define FEIGN and use it in a sentence. To pretend or fake T.J. feigned ignorance when accused of cheating.
Define INDIGNANT and use it in a sentence. Filled with anger caused by something unjust, unworthy, or mean Little Man was indignant when he discovered his new school book was a hand-me-down.
Then I turned and left the forest, not wanting to believe that Lillian Jean didnt even realize it had all been just a game. Cassie
You my only friend...aint never really had no true friend but you. T.J.
Yall go ahead and get dirty if yall wanna...Me, Im gonna stay clean. Little Man
Then Jack reared up, scared by the shot, and I – I couldnt hold him...and...and the wagon rolled over Papas leg...Its my fault his legs busted! Stacey
It will be easy enough for anyone to see whose responsibility it is, Daisy, by opening any seventh-grade book. Because tomorrow Im going to mess them up too. Mama
Uh...excuse me, Mr. Barnett. I think you forgot but you was waiting on us, before you was waiting on this girl here, and we been waiting a good while now for you to get back. Cassie
See if you was smart like me, Stacey, youd use the old brain to get the questions on that big test comin up. Just think, they probably just sittin right here in this very room waitin to be discovered. T.J.
Hell be thirteen next month, honey, and he needs to be with me more. I cant take him with me on the railroad, but I can take him with me where I go around here. And I want him to know business...how to take care of it, how to take care of things when I aint around. Papa
Built it myself and I sleeps up there. Come these hot nights, I just climbs in my tree and its like going into another world...Sometimes I think I can even see all the way over to yalls place. Jeremy Simms
Jim Lee Barnett and his wife are still alive. Yall let the sheriff and me take the boy. Let the law decide whether or not hes guilty. Mr. Jamison
He caused Mama to be fired for covering the inside of her seventh grade books. T.J.
They befriended T.J to use him and make him look like a fool. R.W. and Melvin Simms
Papa brings him to live with the family to protect them from possible trouble with the white community. Mr. Morrison
Uncle Hammer has a car like his. Mr. Harlan Granger
He is the Yankee lawyer with an office in Strawberry. Mr. Jamison
Mrs. Crocker Cassies teacher
The cruelest day of her life. When she had to apologize to Lillian Jean.
Her grandfathers first and middle name. Paul Edward
Cassies roommate. Big Ma
She cried for him and she cried for it. T.J. and the land