Farmers in Africa plant hot chili peppers around their crops to keep elephants away.
1. Predict what this quote has to do with this part of the story.
Barn loft --- this is a lot fancier than the loft Jack discovers!
1. What do you think is happening to Jack's Mom during her "spinning times"?
2. Have you every had an "a-ha" moment where you saw yourself in a different way than usual (like Jack did when he went to "the Pantry")? Describe the situation.