Dreamland Book Summary and Study Guide

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Caitlin has a hard family life. Her sister Cass disappeared and her family is falling apart. One night she notices Rogerson Biscoe, and everything changes. Caitlin knows Rogerson is a drug dealer, but he makes her forget her problems.
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Caitlin gives up her friends for Rogerson because he gets mad when she's with them. She starts using drugs with his friends, and he begins beating her. They have sex, and after that she is afraid to leave him, although in the back of her mind she knows things aren't right.

One day Caitlin's friend convinces her to go out for the day with her. Caitlin tries to call Rogerson so he won't be mad, but she can't get through. When she gets home he is waiting and beats her. A neighbor calls the police and he is arrested. Caitlin's family takes her to a mental hospital to help her get over the trauma and to get her off the drugs.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Wild kid(s)?    -   druggie culture (& crime) Loving/sexing?    -   guy chasing

Main Character

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


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   touching of anatomy Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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