by Laurie Halse Anderson
Lucille Cook Timeline and Summary
- Lucille learns of the death of Polly the serving girl.
- We learn that Lucille is a widow and lost her husband when Mattie was only four.
- Lucille takes ill with yellow fever.
- Lucille demands that Mattie be taken to the country.
- Mother is missing.
- Mother returns from the country and is reunited with Mattie.