"One drowned right off,but the other kicked and kicked, and in the morning they found him there, floating on a big pat of butter."
Work is slow in the winter, so they let me see how you were.
Have you been to home at all?
Lyddie the main character was scared that she won't be able to wake up early in the windowless room, but in the end she still found out.
Lyddie is churning butter, when Triphena told her the story about the frogs. Triphena story was meant to point out that Lyddie is the frog. She'll keep on kick and working until something good happens.
Will my dream of taking the calf money home come true?
Charlie came to visit Lyddie. He is also a hard working boy. Lyddie is worried about her mom, charlie and the house.
Lyddie and charlie talked for a little while. They talked about there home and charlie and especially because lyddie missed home.
Lyddie overheard a conversation between two men named Enoch and Otis. They were talking about catching escaped slaves and how the reward could be up to $100. Lyddie had never seen or heard of so much money in her life. She wondered if she found a runaway slave if she would take the money or if she would let them go free.
Lyddie have thought about what she heard from the two mens. Will she accomplish her goal???