Flash Fire Book Summary and Study Guide

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Diane is jealous of all the other LA residents who get all the action of bush fires, but one afternoon, when there is a fire accross the valley, a flame ball gets thrown directly over to her lot. Beau, another teen living on her quiet street in the middle of no where, is home alone with his little sister Elizabeth (who's own mother openly tells everyone her daughter is hopeless and overweight)when the fires rage close by. Who will survive? Will Beau be able to tell his parents he wants to be a cousellor, not a high-income rich man?
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   scarey (primal ax-wielding fear) Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Disaster, natural or nuclear    -   Yes Kind of disaster:    -   fires Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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