Alvin's Swap Shop Book Summary and Study Guide

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Alvin Fernald has a knack for coming up with great schemes and falling into adventure. That's why when he starts a swap shop that allows his friends to trade their junk for other kids' oddities, none of his friends are surprised when he finds Pim, a young island boy, hiding in his shop. Pim is running from a gang of thieves who believe he possesses something very valuable. As Alvin, his best friend Shoie, and his sister Daphne try to discover what treasure Pim is carrying, they use the junk in the swap shop to set a trap for the thieves and make them sorry they ever messed with the Magnificent Brain of Alvin Fernald!
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   solving crimes (scooby doooo!) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 7-10 Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Pacific Islands Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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