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About The Borrowers by M. Norton Chpts. 6-10
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|Uploaded||This story was written by Mary Norton. It is about very little people. They are called borrowers. They borrow from us.|
|Uploaded||Podd tells Arrietty that the locks and gates in their clock are there to keep her in. It is to keep her safe.|
|Uploaded||There are lots of dangerous things upstairs in the house. A cat would be very scary to a borrower!|
|Uploaded||But Arrietty isn’t afraid. She wants to see the world. She wants to go upstairs in the house. She wants to go outside.|
|Uploaded||Podd takes Arietty upstairs to go borrowing. He teaches her to take extra bags and look out for danger.|
|Uploaded||Arrietty sees the beautiful world upstairs. It is light. It is pretty. It is big.|
|Uploaded||Arrietty goes outside! She talks to her mom through the grate. Her mom is worried.|
|Uploaded||Uh oh! Arrietty is seen by a boy! He is 10 years old. Arrietty tells him she is 14 years old. But she is small and he is big.|
|Uploaded||The boy told Arrietty he saw a little man climbing on a curtain in the house. She told him that was Pod, her dad.|
|Uploaded||The boy says he helped Pod get the teacup. But is that stealing or borrowing? Arrietty tells him it is not stealing.|
|Uploaded||The boy says there are more big people. He tells her one day there will be no more borrowers left!|
|Uploaded||Arrietty tells the boy she has family that had to leave this house. Where are they? Are they safe?|
|Uploaded||The boy promises to take a letter to her family far away. They can write back. She will know if there are more borrowers.|
|Uploaded||Arrietty will teach the boy how to read to thank him for taking the letter.|
|Uploaded||What else can the boy tell Arrietty about the house and the outside world?|