Chapter 3 Summary

While Calvin and Meg walk toward the Murry home, Meg cannot understand why she feels so happy; she has certainly not had a great day. Then Calvin tells Meg that although he had known of her in school, it just was not meant for them to meet until now. He says he has a feeling they are going to become good friends.

Once they reach the house and Calvin is invited to stay for dinner, Calvin calls his mother to let her know he will not be home until late. He leaves a message with one of his siblings to not lock him out of the house, which apparently has happened before. Calvin tells Meg he does not know why he even bothers to check in; his mother never notices when he is gone. Calvin tells Meg she is lucky to have such a...

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