Tuck Everlasting Ch. 8-25
By: Betsy & Bailley
• Jesse told W innie about the spring.
• They took W innie to their house to explain more about
• The man in the yellow suit was hiding behind the
bushes and heard the entire conversation.
• Winnie and the Tucks arrived home.
• Winnie met Angus.
• Angus said that Winnie was the best
thing that had happened in 80 years.
• He also said that he was very happy
because she was the first child that was
actually going to grow up.
• The author was describing the Tucks dirty
house (green plush sofa, shotgun in the
corner, three armchairs, an old rocker…
• The boys slept in the loft.
• Winnie got a tour of the Tucks home.
• They had flapjacks, bacon, bread, and
applesauce for breakfast.
• Winnie realizes that there are no rules to
eating at the Tucks.
• Winnie realizes how uncomfortable she
feels and wants to go home (she’s
• Angus takes Winnie rowing on the pond to
• Tuck and Winnie went rowing and a frog
• Tuck was talking about how the pond is
always different and is only the same for
less than 2 seconds.
• Winnie was talking about the spring and
said that she didn’t want to die.
• Miles was screaming about how the horse
• Around midnight the man in the yellow suit
got down from the saddle on the Tucks
horse and tied it to the Foster’s gate.
• The man in the yellow suit invited himself
in to the Foster’s home.
• The man in the yellow suit told Winnie’s
Grandmother that he knew were they have
taken her little girl.
• Winnie couldn’t go to sleep because her
bed was lumpy and her pillow was hard.
• Jesse told Winnie to drink the spring
when she was 17 so they could run away
together and see the world.
• The Tucks kept asking if she was okay in
the middle of the night.
• Jesse told Winnie in the middle of the
night that she must keep the secret!!!
• The man in the yellow suit told the Fosters
again that he knew where Winnie was.
• The man in the yellow suit said he would
find Winnie if the Fosters gave him the
property next door; the woods.
• Mr. Foster wanted to go with the man in
the yellow suit, but the man in the yellow
suit said that he wanted to do it his way.
• The constable was fat, and sleepy.
• The constable thought that the man in the
yellow suit was working with the
kidnappers (the Tucks).
• The police officer was surprised that they
would have to ride at least 20 miles.
• The man in the yellow suit was in a hurry
to get to the Tucks house so he went
ahead of the police officer.
• Winnie said that she loved the Tucks and
that they were friends and hers alone.
• Winnie and Miles went fishing to get
breakfast and to talk. Miles started talking
about his daughter, Anna, and his son.
• Winnie asked Miles what he was going to
do with his life, and he said something
quite important but he doesn’t know yet.
• Winnie and Miles went fishing and Miles
caught a fish but Winnie cried and asked
him to through it back.
• The Tucks had flapjacks for breakfast
• Winnie thought that Angus Tuck was the
dearest of them all.
• The man in the yellow suit knocked on the
• The man in the yellow suit told the Tuck’s that
his grandmother had taught him the melody of
the music box.
• The man in the yellow suit said that he was
going to sell the spring water because he owns
the woods including the magic spring.
• The man in the yellow suit took Winnie away
against her will.
• Mae smacked the man in the yellow suit with the
forgotten shotgun and the constable just came
through the woods and saw it all.
• The constable questioned Mae about why she hit him.
She told him that he was taking Winnie unwillingly, but
he said that was what they did. Then Winnie said that
she wanted to go with them.
• Winnie has to go home with the constable, and Mae
must be locked up.
• Winnie was about to leave with the constable, when she
told Angus that is was going to be okay.
• On the way to her home Winnie kept thinking that Mae
couldn’t go to the gallows, because she can’t die.
• Winnie arrived home and her grandmother was
babbling on, her mother was weeping, and her
father was speechless.
• The Fosters were talking about if the man in the
yellow suit died the woods would be theirs
• The constable came to the Foster’s house later
that night and told the Fosters that the man In
the yellow suit had died, and that Mae would
have to go to the gallows.
• Winnie gripped the bars on the fence and
immediately thought about Mae in the jailhouse.
• Winnie saw the toad that she threw rocks at
across the road.
• She asked her grandmother if she could have a
bowl of water for the toad, but by the time she
came back it was gone.
• Jesse showed up crouching on the other side of
the fence, and Jesse gave Winnie a bottle of the
• Winnie hid the bottle of water in her bureau
• Winnie lay awake all night.
• Winnie was thinking about the conversation
about the jail and if she was caught.
• Winnie went downstairs as the clock chimed
five ‘til 12.
• Winnie crept outside and found it
• Winnie kept thinking of an old poem;
Stone do not a prison make, nor’ iron bars
• Winnie switched places with Mae in the jail
• She wouldn’t go asleep, in fear that she
would kick the blanket off of her.
• The constable found Winnie in the cell.
• The constable told Winnie that she
should be punished, but that she was
• Winnie put the spring water on the
toad and said," There! You are safe.
• The gallows fell over in the wind.
• Mae and Angus Tuck returned to Treegap, and
knew that is was different.
• There was an electrical storm in the woods
about 3 years ago and it split a tree in half.
• Angus saw Winnie’s tombstone and said aloud,
• Mae and Angus agreed that they didn’t need