Bat Summer Book Summary and Study Guide

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Terrance's summer takes a strange turn when he becomes friends with Lucy, a thirteen-year-old girl who thinks she's a bat. The two have fun flying kites and playing, despite ridicule from Terrance's other friends. When Lucy runs away from home, however, Terrance finds her hiding in a cave near a ravine. To help her, Terrance finds himself compromising his morals by stealing and lying. As time passes, Terrance discovers the truth behind Lucy's bat identity.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Wild kid(s)?    -   committing crimes

Main Character

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


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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