Pages 35-40 Summary

Sita thought no one could see her dancing topless in the cemetery, but from an upstairs window Mary sees and wonders how long her cousin is going to continue her ridiculous behavior. Mary hears Celestine reenter the house and begin banging around in the kitchen and goes down to join her. Celestine meticulously removes cookies from the baking sheet, and Mary can tell that Celestine knows Mary observed the events in the cemetery from an upstairs window.

Suddenly the sky grows dark as a storm approaches, so the two girls decide to get Sita from the cemetery. Sita meets them along the way, passes them without speaking, gets on her bike, and rides home without uttering a word. Now Mary has to walk home, a distance of more...

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