86 pages 2 hours read

Jacqueline Woodson

Harbor Me

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2018

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Chapters 24-30Chapter Summaries & Analyses

Chapter 24 Summary

The novel's timeline jumps back into the past, during the school year. Haley and her uncle are traveling to the prison in Malone to see her father. She talks with her uncle about Esteban and his father, and how Esteban's family is afraid they will have to leave at any time. Her uncle is a little lost regarding what the story of Esteban, and Haley realizes she hadn't told him everything. In fact, Haley begins to feel a little strange about divulging ARTT group conversations outside of the group. Still, she and her uncle talk about how unjust it seems that Esteban's father has been taken.

Chapter 25 Summary

Haley and her mother arrive at the prison in Malone to see her father. This time, he rushes to the visitor's room and is overjoyed to see his daughter. He hugs her and once again profusely apologizes to Haley for not coming down to see her last time. Haley still feels upset about his refusal to see her, but she keeps her feelings to herself and tells her father that she is just glad they are together at that moment. He hugs her again and Haley thinks about how she hopes to have the story of his imprisonment behind them as soon as possible.