Memories Of Summer Book Summary and Study Guide

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Memories of Summer is about two loving, unseparable sisters, the youngest one is Lyric, and the other one is Summer.Together with their dad, they move to Flint,Michigan to start a new life. Soon, Summer starts scratching her face, talking to imaginary people-who she believes are her grandpa and grandma. Lyric and her dad take her to the doctor. They find out that Summer has schizophrenia-a mental illness.
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The review of this Book prepared by Nga Ngo

Lyric Compton, her sister Summer, and her father have just moved to Flint, Michigan and begun a new life. Summer has always been a little strange, but soon after the move, she starts scratching her face, making up weird words like "jibble", and even claims she can talk to her dead mother and grandfather. When Lyric and her father realize that Summer is mentally ill and needs help, they learn to let go and put her in a mental facility.
The review of this Book prepared by Katie Malone

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999    -   1930's-1950's Family, caring for ill    -   Yes Who is sick?    -   Sister because he/she is    -   mentally ill Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14

Main Character

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


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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