Judgement in Walk Two Moons

by Madi Cloward

Walk Two Moons summary

Sharon Creech's Walk Two Moons tells the story of Sal Hiddle, a thirteen year old girl on a road trip across the country with her grandparents so they can go visit her mother's grave. On the drive, Sal tells the story of Phoebe Winterbottom, her disappearing mother, and the lunatic.

Judgement One (Mrs. Cadaver)

One judgement in the book Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech is that Mrs. Cadaver killed her husband. Mrs. Cadaver is the neighbor of Sal's friend Phoebe Winterbottom and Sal's dad's girlfriend. Mrs. Cadaver was married and Phoebe jumped to conclusions and assumed that Mrs. Cadaver chopped him up and buried him in their backyard. Later, they learn that he was killed by a drunk driver. Mr. Birkway tells them this.

Judgement Two (Mr. Birkway)

Mr. Birkway is Sal and Phoebe's over-exuberant and crazy english teacher.Phoebe once again jumps to conclusions and assumes that he and Mrs. Cadaver are partners in crime. Later in the story we find out that they are not partners in crime, but they are twins.

Thesis Statement

Sharon Creech uses judgements in this novel to show that judging people before you actually learn anything about them is bad.