Section: The First Day
Read from the beginning to the following line in the narrative about Santigo's dreams of lions:
They played like young cats in the dusk and he loved them as he loved the boy. He never dreamed about the boy.
Common Core Objectives
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.