"'Eleanor Kerchner is real. That's the doll-girl's name... So her grave stayed empty,'" (64).
"'Well, we're going to go into the office and we're going to call [your parents] right now, okay?'" (195).
"'We did it... The quest is complete,'" (240).
Exposition When our main character, Zach, gets his dolls thrown away, his friend Poppy convinces him and their friend Alice to go on an adventure to bury the remains of the "Queen," or an old doll that ended up containing the remains of a little girl.
"'Good-bye, Eleanor,' Poppy whispered as Alice set the bouquet she'd made on top of the soft, new-turned earth. A few petals fell, dusting it gold," (242)
Rising Action After many arguments about whether Poppy was telling the truth or not and how Zack was acting weird, the three end up getting caught in a library and forced to call home.
"'...This was real. This was a story that we lived. Maybe we can live other stories too,'" (243)
"Poppy smiled a familiar scheming smile, her eyes alight with new hope. 'You want to play?' she asked," (244).
Climax The gang escapes from the library, learning some new information about Eleanor along the way, and make their way to the cemetery to bury the Doll.
Falling Action Zach, Alice, and Poppy give a proper memorial for Eleanor and bury her to put her spirit to rest.
Resolution The three head down the road to go home, aware of how they are changed and ready to face the world from a new perspective.