Explain why Marty is feeling “as happy right then as you can get in your whole life” and what happens right afterwards to change the way he is feeling.
Book: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor — Ch. 8
Read the three details from chapter 8 below.
“When dad tells us that piece of news at dinner, my whole body goes cold.” (p. 66)
“Having Shiloh a secret is like a bomb waiting to go off.” (p. 66)
“Whomp, whomp, whomp. That’s my heart.” (p. 69)
What do these details suggest about Marty?
Read the sentence from the end of the chapter below.
“The breeze is blowing cool air in from the west, and I figure I’m about as happy right then as you can get in your whole life.”
Why is Marty feeling that way? What happens right after that changes the way he is feeling?
to look for secret or private information
the solution to a problem