Dream Water Book Summary and Study Guide

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During a field trip to the Victoria Seaquarium, two elementary school students witness a tragic accident when a trainer falls into the killer whale pool and is deliberately drowned by the whales. Now in their final years of high school, these students have been heavily influenced by this experience. Cassie is a talented ballerina who's “shrink” parents haven't been able to help her get over her experience (in her mind, haven't seemed to try). She is haunted by frequent nightmares. Meanwhile, Holden, also 17, is an alcoholic painter, obsessed with painting killer whales and still living in Victoria with his dad. Both teens struggle to face the horrific accident that has so influenced their lives.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   actions leading to death of someone Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14

Main Character

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


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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