Brown Paper Bags Book Summary and Study Guide

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Brown Paper Bags is a critical analysis of a system designed to help innocent children. Written as seen through the eyes of a child you will journey from a normal family setting through its breakup and into life in the foster care system. This is the true accounting of four children growing up strangers to each other and the lives they endured as wards of the state. This story was written to bring awareness to the foster care system and the lives foster children are given. Warning, read with Kleenex available, this is not a story with a happy ending.
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Plot & Themes

Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   growing up orphaned    -   orphan story Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Century:    -   1960's-1970's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   concerned If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 11-14 Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book

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