A Bird, A Bloke and A Boyfriend Book Summary and Study Guide

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After three years back home in the States, Sarah Little is staying with her Australian grandmother for a year. The boy next door, A.J., used to be her best friend, but now he's got a girlfriend. Unable to fit back into their easy relationship, Sarah makes herself a "model boyfriend" from clay.
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A.J., his girlfriend, Clem, and Sarah all attend a youth camp called N.E.W., where Sarah acts as a peer tutor in pottery. An old adversary is running Kiln Shop and she and Sarah clash. A.J. tries to help, but Clem is suspicious. And then a new guy turns up. Clay Newman is handsome, considerate, and hunky. . Only A.J. and Sarah herself have their suspicions about Clay, and only Sarah knows the truth.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 70%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Coming of age    -   Yes Romance    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14) Human/magical couple?    -   Yes Type of couple:    -   She's a human, he's a magical being

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen


Earth setting:    -   current (early 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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