by Laurie Halse Anderson
Grandfather (Captain William Farnsworth Cook) Timeline and Summary
- Grandfather takes Mattie to the print shop.
- Grandfather sets off for the countryside with Mattie.
- Grandfather and Mattie are abandoned by the farmer and his family.
- Grandfather takes ill in the countryside.
- Grandfather incessantly flirts with Mrs. Flagg at Bush Hill.
- Grandfather and Matilda return to the city to find the coffeehouse in shambles.
- Grandfather is attacked during a break-in at the coffeehouse.
- Grandfather passes away with Matilda at his side.