In this section of the book the town is preparing for the Jericho District Spring Dance. Kim is surprised when he hears that his sister wants to go to the dance and even more surprised when she choses to go in a stylish modern dress. Kim's father doesn't like the dress because he thinks it's to revealing. On the way back from the dance they nearly run over something when it runs in front of the car. Julia thinks that it was one of the missing children.

In this section of the book the town is preparing for the Jericho District Spring Dance. Kim is surprised when he hears that his sister wants to go to the dance and even more surprised when she choses to go in a stylish modern dress. Kim's father doesn't like the dress because he thinks it's to revealing. On the way back from the dance they nearly run over something when it runs in front of the car. Julia thinks that it was one of the missing children.

A key theme in this last section of the book is trust. Trust is used and betrayed many times in this section of the book. Julia betrays her parents trust by continuing working at a cafe even though they think she is just going to a boarding school, Kim's parents trust Kim to keep an eye on and look after the two "wild children" that are in their care, and Julia and Kim continuously trust the other with their secrets and plans.

A key theme in this last section of the book is trust. Trust is used and betrayed many times in this section of the book. Julia betrays her parents trust by continuing working at a cafe even though they think she is just going to a boarding school, Kim's parents trust Kim to keep an eye on and look after the two "wild children" that are in their care, and Julia and Kim continuously trust the other with their secrets and plans.

In the last section of the book Kim goes camping with Bobby in search of the last missing "wild boy". They find the wild boy in a cave in the mountains. The only entrance to the cave was a rope from the roof into the base of the cave. Bobby traps the wild boy in the cave by pulling up the rope. He then takes Kim home because he fell sick from leach bites. When Kim awakes the wild boy has been captured and child services visit the two children trying to figure out what to do with them.

In the last section of the book Kim goes camping with Bobby in search of the last missing "wild boy". They find the wild boy in a cave in the mountains. The only entrance to the cave was a rope from the roof into the base of the cave. Bobby traps the wild boy in the cave by pulling up the rope. He then takes Kim home because he fell sick from leach bites. When Kim awakes the wild boy has been captured and child services visit the two children trying to figure out what to do with them.

In this section of the book Kim is excited about Christmas but is also puzzled about what to get everybody. He decides to make a leather bookmark for his father and a fossil rubbing for his mother. One night Kim wakes up to loud noises of cars and sirens and figures out that they'd caught one of the wild children. The wild child was then moved to the infirmary to be looked after by Kim's parents until they could find any relatives to take her.

In this section of the book Kim is excited about Christmas but is also puzzled about what to get everybody. He decides to make a leather bookmark for his father and a fossil rubbing for his mother. One night Kim wakes up to loud noises of cars and sirens and figures out that they'd caught one of the wild children. The wild child was then moved to the infirmary to be looked after by Kim's parents until they could find any relatives to take her.

"I was impressed. I thought that she would make something fancy, just to be different, but she hadn't: she knew plain food  that our father liked. She was smart, our Julia"  -Kim This quote is from when Julia is preparing to tell her parents that she has found a part time job. She is positive that she can manipulate them easily with cooking them a nice dinner and breaking the news quietly. This quote is interesting because it shows the way Kim looks up to his older sister.

"I was impressed. I thought that she would make something fancy, just to be different, but she hadn't: she knew plain food that our father liked. She was smart, our Julia" -Kim This quote is from when Julia is preparing to tell her parents that she has found a part time job. She is positive that she can manipulate them easily with cooking them a nice dinner and breaking the news quietly. This quote is interesting because it shows the way Kim looks up to his older sister.

"You were very brave tonight. You made me proud."- Kim's Father This quote is after Ben Cullen broke into the house in an attempt to get the "wild children" to tell him where his money was. However Kim hid them in a room and locked the door holding Ben off until Kim's father came home. This quote is unique because it is one of the few times that Kim's dad shows any strong open affection towards Kim.

"You were very brave tonight. You made me proud."- Kim's Father This quote is after Ben Cullen broke into the house in an attempt to get the "wild children" to tell him where his money was. However Kim hid them in a room and locked the door holding Ben off until Kim's father came home. This quote is unique because it is one of the few times that Kim's dad shows any strong open affection towards Kim.

A key theme in this section of the book is rumours. When Kim finds out about the wild child having been caught, Keith whose father helped catch the wild child filled her in on all the details. However a lot of these detail were false and inaccurate, and even though Kim was warned not to she tells everybody at school all about the "wild child".

A key theme in this section of the book is rumours. When Kim finds out about the wild child having been caught, Keith whose father helped catch the wild child filled her in on all the details. However a lot of these detail were false and inaccurate, and even though Kim was warned not to she tells everybody at school all about the "wild child".

When Patrick Flanagan was found dead in his camp site with obvious signs of foul play involved the one question that was on everybody's mind was. Where are his two mysterious children?  Some people didn't believe they were with Mr Flanagan and others thought they had been murdered like Mr Flanagan. Kim hears all the gossip through his father or his mother because his father was the coroner of the case and his mother listens while tending to the injured or sick every day.

When Patrick Flanagan was found dead in his camp site with obvious signs of foul play involved the one question that was on everybody's mind was. Where are his two mysterious children? Some people didn't believe they were with Mr Flanagan and others thought they had been murdered like Mr Flanagan. Kim hears all the gossip through his father or his mother because his father was the coroner of the case and his mother listens while tending to the injured or sick every day.

This is an image of a Blue Mountain Lorikeet similar to the two that the gruff man with mysterious children brought in as payment to Julia’s father for stitching his arm. Julias father was not impressed with the man for he had killed two beautiful birds so he instructed Julia and Kim to bury them in the back yard.

This is an image of a Blue Mountain Lorikeet similar to the two that the gruff man with mysterious children brought in as payment to Julia’s father for stitching his arm. Julias father was not impressed with the man for he had killed two beautiful birds so he instructed Julia and Kim to bury them in the back yard.

One of the key themes in this section of the book is independence. This is clearly shown in preparation for the spring dance when Julia is determined to get a stylish and modern dress which would set herself apart from everybody else and she also insists that Bobby wears a suit even though everybody else would be going in Jeans. She also fights with her father trying to get permission for Bobby to bring her home from the dance.

One of the key themes in this section of the book is independence. This is clearly shown in preparation for the spring dance when Julia is determined to get a stylish and modern dress which would set herself apart from everybody else and she also insists that Bobby wears a suit even though everybody else would be going in Jeans. She also fights with her father trying to get permission for Bobby to bring her home from the dance.


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“They get all of us sooner or later,” –Julia  I like this quote because it shows a part of Julia’s often gloomy character and it is placed to also show the authority over her brother she possesses because he is always turning to her for advice or direction. This quote also builds suspense for the rest of the novel leaving the reader wondering who they caught and who they are.

“They get all of us sooner or later,” –Julia I like this quote because it shows a part of Julia’s often gloomy character and it is placed to also show the authority over her brother she possesses because he is always turning to her for advice or direction. This quote also builds suspense for the rest of the novel leaving the reader wondering who they caught and who they are.

"No, I don't think so. Kids never run away from me..."-Mr Stafford  This quote is from the coroners inquest that occurred after the death of Patrick Flanagan. Mr Stafford was one of the last people to see Mr Flanagan alive and when he was leaving he saw some movement in the trees which he didn't know the cause of. I like this quote because it not only adds to the obvious suspicion of foul play but also throughs some more doubt into Mr Stafford's character and motives.

"No, I don't think so. Kids never run away from me..."-Mr Stafford This quote is from the coroners inquest that occurred after the death of Patrick Flanagan. Mr Stafford was one of the last people to see Mr Flanagan alive and when he was leaving he saw some movement in the trees which he didn't know the cause of. I like this quote because it not only adds to the obvious suspicion of foul play but also throughs some more doubt into Mr Stafford's character and motives.

When Patrick Flanagan was found dead in his camp site with obvious signs of foul play involved the one question that was on everybody's mind was. Where are his two mysterious children?  Some people didn't believe they were with Mr Flanagan and others thought they had been murdered like Mr Flanagan. Kim hears all the gossip through his father or his mother because his father was the coroner of the case and his mother listens while tending to the injured or sick every day.

When Patrick Flanagan was found dead in his camp site with obvious signs of foul play involved the one question that was on everybody's mind was. Where are his two mysterious children? Some people didn't believe they were with Mr Flanagan and others thought they had been murdered like Mr Flanagan. Kim hears all the gossip through his father or his mother because his father was the coroner of the case and his mother listens while tending to the injured or sick every day.

"You're as proud of it as Punch; ain't you, Aged?" said Wemmick, contemplating the old man, with his hard face really softened; "there's a nod for you;" giving him a tremendous one; "there's another for you;" giving him a still more tremendous one; "you like that, don't you? If you're not tired, Mr. Pip - though I know it's tiring to strangers..."

"You're as proud of it as Punch; ain't you, Aged?" said Wemmick, contemplating the old man, with his hard face really softened; "there's a nod for you;" giving him a tremendous one; "there's another for you;" giving him a still more tremendous one; "you like that, don't you? If you're not tired, Mr. Pip - though I know it's tiring to strangers..."

"Wemmick was up early in the morning, and I am afraid I heard him cleaning my boots. After that, he fell to gardening..."

"Wemmick was up early in the morning, and I am afraid I heard him cleaning my boots. After that, he fell to gardening..."

Recipes for Vanilla and Chocolate SNOW ice cream.  Made it two Winters ago (we barely got snow in 2011)..same texture as regular ice cream and delicious!

Recipes for Vanilla and Chocolate SNOW ice cream. Made it two Winters ago (we barely got snow in 2011)..same texture as regular ice cream and delicious!

"These were agreeably dispersed among small specimens of china and glass various neat trifles made by the proprietor of the museum, and some tobacco-stoppers carved by the Aged."

"These were agreeably dispersed among small specimens of china and glass various neat trifles made by the proprietor of the museum, and some tobacco-stoppers carved by the Aged."

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