abhor – hate
- What is “laying-by” time for a farmer? Define “jumped teeth.”
- Who are sharecroppers? Why is it necessary for a sharecropper to have a large family? Why do they move to a new farm every year?
- In what sense are Granpa’s opinions about sharecroppers a continuation of Carter’s satire ridiculing politicians?
- Find an example of superstition in this chapter.
- Why does the little girl’s father beat her for accepting the moccasins?
- What does Little Tree say about the little girl that is probably incorrect?