Looking At The Moon Book Summary and Study Guide

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In this sequel to “The Sky Is Falling”, guests of war, Norah and Gavin Sykes spend the summer of 1943 at the wealthy Ogilvie family cottage in the Muskokas. Three years after their move to Canada, Norah is finding it difficult to remember her past life in England, and young Gavin seems to remember very little about their parents at all.
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The story is complicated by the arrival of a distant Ogilvie cousin, Andrew. He is nineteen and handsome and Norah develops a crush on him. Andrew, however, has his own problems – he doesn't want to fight in the war.

This is the second installment in the “Guest of War” trilogy.

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Mother (or standin) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 7-10 War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school Conflict:    -   War, WW II

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   on vacation

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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