Little Brother Book Summary and Study Guide

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“Follow the lines out of the war…to the border…”
These are Mang's last words to his younger brother before they are separated in an urgent attempt to flee the soldiers. Vithy is on his own, with Mang's puzzling riddle as his only chance of survival. But what does it mean? Which lines and which border? The journey will be ruthless and unmerciful, and Vithy needs to persevere if he is going to find his brother. But will he make it? Or will the challenge be too much for him?
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The review of this Book prepared by Rachel Lim

This is a story about the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.
The review of this Book prepared by Stephanie Manhuyod

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Conflict:    -   War, Vietnam

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Chinese    -   Other Asian


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia Forest?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   very gullible, like Gomer Pyle

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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