My Girl Book Summary and Study Guide

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In this book basically a girl, about 11 years old, had to deal with the death of her best friend Thomas J. She also has to deal with her dad having a girlfirend, who she probably thought was replacing here mother who died. She also had to deal with her crush of an older man who also had a girlfriend.
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The review of this Book prepared by sarah

Vada is a young girl whose best friend is a little boy named Thomas J. Her father is an undertaker and her grandmother is a little bit crazy. Vada believes she's dying and constantly visits the doctor to see if she is. The basic idea of this story is how young Vada deals with friends, family, crushes, and tragedy.
The review of this Book prepared by Laura J. Miller

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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