What do you think these clues have to do with chapters 7 and 8?

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What lies does Rachel tell and why did she tell them? Do you think this has anything to do with Ginger being stolen?

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What is a red herring? Which suspect might be red herring in this mystery? Explain.

What does Mrs. Speedy ("You bet.") remember about the other party that was interested in Ginger? Is this an important clue? Why?

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What do Jerry and Rachel show Chief Larrimer? Why is it odd?

Rachel said she had never met a "villyun." What is a "villyun?"
What does "detestable" mean? How does Rachel misuse this word? Why doesn't she believe Addie?
Have you ever confused the true meaning of a word? Explain.

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What do you think these clues have to do with chapters 5 and 6?



Definitions of 'reservoir' (rĕźər-vwäŕ, -vwôŕ, -vôŕ) external image audio.gif
Dictionary.com · The American Heritage® Dictionary - (8 definitions)

[French réservoir, from réserver, to reserve, from Old French reserver.]


  1. A natural or artificial pond or lake used for the storage and regulation of water.
  2. A receptacle or chamber for storing a fluid.
  3. An underground accumulation of petroleum or natural gas.
  4. Anatomy See cisterna
  5. A large or extra supply; a reserve: a reservoir of good will.
  6. Medicine An organism or a population that directly or indirectly transmits a pathogen while being virtually immune to its effects.

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What do you think these clues mean from chapters 3 and 4?