by Laurie Halse Anderson
Nathaniel Benson Timeline and Summary
- Nathaniel sees Mattie in the marketplace.
- Nathaniel sends Mattie a painted picture of flowers in a vase.
- Mattie sees flowers falling from the second-story window of the Peale house. She assumes they are the work of Nathaniel Benson.
- Nathaniel and Mattie are reunited in the marketplace. He steals one of her apples.
- Nathaniel runs errands for the newly opened coffeehouse. His paintings hang there as well.
- Nathaniel attends the feast of thanksgiving at the coffeehouse.
- Nathaniel meets Mattie's mother, Lucille.