Amelia and the Outlaw Book Summary and Study Guide

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Abandoned on a doorstep as a baby, Jesse has never known love. So it was no surprise when he became an outlaw at age 12 and landed in jail at age 14. Now after five years in prison he's free to serve the remainder of his sentence working on a judge's ranch. Amelia Harper is nearly 17 and the judge's daughter. She's grown up living a privilaged life, and has been overprotected, especially since her mother's death five years ago. Amelia and Jesse have feelings for each other, but will his past prevent a relationship?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   American "wild west" era Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   love with a criminal

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age/status:    -   a teen

Main Female Character

   -   a teen Profession/status:    -   homemaker Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas Prairie    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   60% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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