11, Emerald Street Book Summary and Study Guide

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Robbie is an 11-year-old boy growing up in 1950's Ireland surrounded by an eccentric but loving family and plenty of friends.
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During a trip to a local football match, Robbie is caught up in a surging crowd and suffers a serious head injury. After his near-death experience Robbie believes he has the power to heal and aims to cure those who need his help.
When he is sent away to a children's hospital he finds he has a great opportunity to test his 'gift' and his lovable and caring character earn him a great many friends.
Upon his return from hospital Robbie's powers are put to the ultimate test when he discovers his father in bed suffering from cancer.
Written with humour, this is the heart-warming story of life as seen through the eyes of a lively and very entertaining Irish school boy.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Family, caring for ill    -   Yes Who is sick?    -   Father because he/she is    -   physically ill Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   special abilities Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Irish


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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