20 Home Again

  1. How does Little Tree’s secret place help him to heal from the spiritual wounds he received at the orphanage?
  2. Why did the Reverend decide to sign “give-up” papers on Little Tree?
  3. For what reason did Granpa fail to tell Little Tree that he is free to return to the mountain when he saw him at the orphanage?
  4. Granpa does not send Wilburn a long knife because Little Tree thinks Wilburn might stab the Reverend with it. Who do you think Wilburn might represent in this story?