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George Washington's Socks

The main characters are Matt, Q, Hooter, Tony, and Katie. They are all part of the Adventure Club. The secondary characters are Matt’s parents, George Washington, Israel Gates, Gustav, the two...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2020 3:01 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

A character trait is a characteristic of a character’s behavior. Reflecting on a character’s actions can help a reader determine that character’s traits. For example, at the beginning of George...

Latest answer posted July 25, 2020 4:31 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Elvira Woodruff creates suspense around the name Levart in chapter 4 when the children are walking down to the lake at night. Tony tells his friends about the legend of Levart Lake, which involves...

Latest answer posted April 2, 2018 2:30 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

In Elvira Woodruff's young reader's novel George Washington's Socks, kids--Matt, Katie, Tony, Q, and Hooter--are whisked away in a rowboat on a time traveling adventure. They are brought to the...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2015 8:41 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Matt and his friends Tony, Q, and Hooter, as well as Matt’s younger sister, Katie, travel through time and space to join General George Washington’s forces at the Delaware River. As members of an...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2021 4:06 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

In George Washington's Socks, the characters of Matt, Tony, Q, Hooter, and Katie are transported back in time to the eighteenth century. They meet several characters, including George Washington...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2020 8:16 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

At the beginning of chapter 12, Matt is marching in the middle of a storm. He says he can't remember the last time he was out in or experienced such heavy rain. His nose is running and his body is...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2019 10:20 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

The third chapter of George Washington’s Socks by Elvira Woodruff takes place at night in Tony’s backyard. The text itself makes reference to Tony’s house and yard, mentioning a swingset and a car...

Latest answer posted May 25, 2018 8:07 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Hooter's real name is Brian Melrose, but he does not look like a Brian Melrose, according to the author. He is large and goofy looking and, in Matt's mind, resembles the cartoon character Fred...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2018 1:20 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

On his long march to Trenton Matt meets a teenage boy by the name of Israel Gates. When Israel's finished looking at Matt's sneakers, he starts to talk about his background. Israel comes from a...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2019 11:34 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

In this book, the five young members of the Adventure Club of Rumson, Nebraska, travel through time to witness George Washington and his soldiers crossing the turbulent Delaware River in December...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2019 12:11 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Tony's grandfather's friend is named Adam Hibbs. According to the story Tony tells his friends, Adam Hibbs disappeared on Levy Lake (Lake Levart) years ago. At the time of Adam's disappearance, he...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2018 10:07 pm UTC

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Chapter Four summary: In this chapter, the Adventure Club members are hoping to hike along Levy or Levart Lake at night. To get there, they have to make their way through Tony's woods. As they...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2016 4:49 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Chapter 1: Matt is preparing for a campout with other members of an adventure club, but has to finish up his vegetables. While trying to sneakily dispose of them, his little sister Katie notices...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2017 6:47 pm UTC

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The climax of any story occurs at the end of the rising action. It is the most exciting and most important event that occurs in the story. All of the events in the rising action lead to the...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2019 12:03 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

The character of Mrs. Hornbee in George Washington's Socks presents readers with a series of contradictions. On the one hand, Mrs. Hornsbee suspects that Matt is a spy, and she makes him leave the...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2019 2:56 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Washington is understandably suspicious of the four children he rescues from the Delaware River because he encounters them while in the process of carrying out a surprise attack on the city of...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2019 12:56 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Quentin, or Q for short, is the character in George Washington’s Socks who wears glasses. Q is the brains of the group, as described by Matt, and the glasses give him an air of being intelligent....

Latest answer posted April 17, 2018 1:39 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Matt is used to all the modern conveniences of the twentieth century: electric heat and light, durable clothing, television, etc. The soldiers he encounters in the eighteenth century have none of...

Latest answer posted February 24, 2020 11:33 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

In George Washington's Socks, protagonist Matt meets Revolutionary soldier Israel Gates after he gets separated from his friends. Matt is initially impressed by Israel's humility; through his...

Latest answer posted May 12, 2021 1:28 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

The definition of mood in a work of literature is the overall feeling that the writer creates for the reader. I would say that the mood of George Washington's Socks by Elvira Woodruff is one of...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2016 10:09 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Assuming you mean Q from the series Star Trek: The Next Generation, I believe Q would be far more likely to bring George Washington himself to the ship. However, if only in possession of George...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2016 10:56 pm UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Matt and his friends end up in colonial America during the Revolutionary War by accident rather than by design. The last thing the youngsters could possibly imagine is being magically transported...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2021 9:47 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

During the American Revolution there were three main groups of colonists. Loyalists or Tories were those colonists who decided they would stay loyal to the Colonies’ association with Britain and...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2015 11:58 am UTC

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George Washington's Socks

Poor old Matt. He only wanted himself and his friends to have some fun, to go on the occasional adventure. It was with that in mind that he came up with the idea of the Adventure Club. He wanted to...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2021 8:30 am UTC

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For Matt, being involved in the Revolutionary War doesn't seem like such great fun all of a sudden. He's been caught up in the middle of a storm, a storm the likes of which he's never experienced...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2021 11:38 am UTC

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