What are two important events that happen during the third chapter of "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler?"

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The first and most obvious important event is that Claudia and her brother, Jamie, actually make it to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is important since the two previous chapters have been all about Claudia and Jamie trying to get there. It's equally important because most of the rest...

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The first and most obvious important event is that Claudia and her brother, Jamie, actually make it to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is important since the two previous chapters have been all about Claudia and Jamie trying to get there. It's equally important because most of the rest of the book takes place at the museum.

Another important event is less obvious because it's a small moment between sister and brother, but it has a big impact. On page 38, Jamie and Claudia both tell each other the other isn't "that bad." This is significant because Jamie and Claudia have spent much of the novel so far fighting. The author highlights the importance of this moment when she writes, "Something happened precisely at that moment."

What happened? She explains a paragraph later that, "What happened was: they became a team, a family of two."

Jamie and Claudia are finally getting along, which is crucial if they're going to fulfill their plan of staying overnight at the museum.

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