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walk-two-moons-sharon-creechOHIOKENTUCKYIDAHOMrs. Partridge, Chapter 9on’t judge a man until youve walked two moons in his moccasins.Sources: Scholastic, SharonCreech.com, New York TimesCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.Newborn CalfStands for Sals emotional independence from her motherNative American Peace PipeSymbolizes both remembrance and letting go of the pastBlackberriesRepresent Sals mother and her love of natureSymbolsAnxious, dutiful wife and mother; has a huge secret and feels trapped by her lifeMrs. WinterbottomBeloved wife and mother; died after leaving home in search of her innermost identitySugar Pickford HiddleAnxious 13-year-old whose fantastic imagination spins tales of good and evilPhoebe WinterbottomObservant, thoughtful, part–Native American 13-year-old; grieving her mothers deathSal Tree HiddleMain CharactersAs a girl, Creech loved books but never thought shed be a writer. After years of teaching high school, Creech began writing while living in England. She frequently writes about young people who gain greater knowledge of themselves and the world, often through travel and storytelling, as Sal does in Walk Two Moons.SHARON CREECHBORN 1945AuthorMaking peace with her mothers actions and death, Sal finds happiness.AcceptanceSals physical journey to her mothers grave mirrors her emotional journey.Journeys Sal and Phoebe feel abandoned by their mothers, who both suddenly leave home.AbandonmentAfter her mother dies in a wreck while on a bus trip to Idaho, 13-year-old Sal Tree Hiddle retraces her mothers journey on a road trip with her grandparents. She grapples with her loss by telling the story of her friend Phoebe Winterbottom, whose mother left but returned.A Daughters LossTHEMESEnglishOriginal Language1994Year PublishedSharon CreechAuthorWalk Two MoonsFictionNovel

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