Losing Joe's Place Book Summary and Study Guide

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Joe Cardone pounds on his brother Jason's door, demanding to know why he was kicked out of his apartment after lending it to Jason and his friends over the summer. As he hides in his room, Jason flashes back to the events of the last three months, recalling the misadventures his friends had trying to satisfy Joe's rent-hungry landlord. As the boys struggle through a variety of low-paying jobs, they receive unexpected help from a friendly giant named Rootbeer who earns money by participating in outrageous physical contests. But when Jason discovers the recipe for an irresistible chocolate shake, he opens a popular restaurant that could solve all his money problems.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Life of a profession:    -   chef or baker Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

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


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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