Chapter 4 Summary

It is Friday afternoon, but Lucky is working on her homework already. She is starting a report on the life cycle of the ant when she gets a phone call from her friend Lincoln, who asks her to find a black permanent marker and meet him next to a sign on the highway at the entrance of Hard Pan. Lucky agrees to go, and before she leaves her trailer, she examines herself in the mirror. She does not like her appearance, mainly because her hair, eyes, and skin are all about the same color. Brigitte will not let Lucky wear makeup yet, so she dabs some mineral oil on her eyebrows to make them shiny.

Lucky arrives at the sign before Lincoln does. She looks around for ants, hoping to capture some for her report, and she...

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