1. 2 vocabulary words.
Gingerly (page 49) -
1. ( Adverb) with great care or caution.
2. (Adjective) cautious, careful, or wary.
Bland (page 64) –
1. ( Adjective) pleasantly smooth or agreeable.
2. soothing or balmy
2. Emerging theme in the book.
One emerging theme of the book would be loyalty. The people who were friends with Crow before the incident, stayed friends with Crow, they have not even began to doubt him. They believe strongly that he did not commit the crime.