From my bed I could see the samovar.
I used to pretend it was a good soldier.
"All right," she replied flatly.
Inhaling a chicken feather
Getting pecked by chickens
Losing the brass samovar
She decides to keep it in her bedroom.
She decides to keep it in the kitchen.
She decides to keep it in the living room.
Joe planned to escape by running with his family to the neighboring country.
Joe planned to escape by hiding his family in a wagon filled with chicken coops.
Joe planned to escape by hiding in the attic of a neighbor's house.
Sashie kept Louie quiet by threatening to spank him.
Sashie kept Louie quiet by singing to him softly.
Sashie kept Louie quiet by giving him sugar sticks.
Ida's strange prayer was that Louie would grow old enough to have rotten teeth.
Ida's strange prayer was that Louie would grow old enough to become bald.
Ida's strange prayer was that Louie would grow old enough to have 13 children.
She made up stories about the chickens in the coop.
She drew tiny faces on her thumb and index finger so she could do a puppet show.
She told him stories about how they would live in their new land.
He suggests that the commander ride with them for the rest of the way.
He gives the commander money so he'll stop searching.
He suggest that the commander take the "plumpster" chickens instead of taking the chicken coops.
Make her keep quiet
Help her overcome her fear
Show he was afraid also
Because their claws always need trimming
Because they scratch themselves a lot
Because they scratch for their food
A small stove for warming food
A metal container used for heating tea
A platter for serving fresh fish
A lucky sign
A big surprise
A crying fit
Belonging to a ruler
Part of a secret plan
Like a sports team
A diet for the rich
A group of soldiers
A team of athletes
Made the chickens seem less noisy
Scared the chickens into being noisier
Caused the chickens to be totally silent