Angels Turn Their Backs Book Summary and Study Guide

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15 year-old Addy Jarrick is an average teenager who's smart, likes reading and school. Her parents split up and she moves out with her mom. She starts to hear these weird voices inside her head that nobody else can hear. She goes crazy developing a crazy phobia of the outdoors. It comes to the point where she feels as if she'll die if she steps out of the apartement. She stays in this room across her apartement where there's a parrot and that's the only creature she manages to talk to. The whole novel is basically Addy battling what's inside her head.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Family, caring for ill    -   Yes Who is sick?    -   Daughter because he/she is    -   mentally ill Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Brain/Body disability?    -   mental illness

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally ill


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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