Flour Babies Book Summary and Study Guide

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Simon Martin, a young hooligan, is in Mr. Cartwright's class for troubled students. When the science fair comes along, their class gets stuck with Flour Babies. Small six-pound bags of flour that must be cared for at all times. Simon attacks the project with little enthusiasm, but as time passes he grows fond of his flour baby. He also realizes the pressures and strains of being a parent.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   high school Wild kid(s)?    -   committing crimes Loving/sexing?    -   bun/oven

Main Character

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


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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