Cassie has been Lillian Jeans slave for an entire month now, by carrying her books to school and after school. Shes been holding her books to get secerts out of her to use agaisnt her. One day she takes Lillian Jean to the woods and drops her books and fights her. Cassie knows she wont get in trouble because she knows Lillian Jeans darkest secerts and will use it against.
Mr. Granger has threatened papa to put his family in chain gangs. Someone sabotaged the wagon and the wheels came off. Mr. Morrison and papa were trying to fix it. Then a truck came up behind them and they couldnt hear it from the heavy rai. The truck drove by and shot papa and grazed his temple, but the donkey got scared and ran over papas leg.
Mr. Morriosn has been helping the family and trying to get oney to pay off their taxes. Mr. Morrison goes to Mr. Wiggins to plant seeds and he takes the logans kids with him. When their coming back from the Wiggins they run into Kalleb Wallace. He uses his pickup truck to block the road and threatens Mr. Morrison for what happened to brothers. Mr. Morrison is tired of him and physcially moves the truck to the side of the road and drives off.