Out of Time Book Summary and Study Guide

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Annie Lockwood travels from her time (1995) to 1898 to find her lover Strat. Strat is in an asylum and Annie must save him. Annie and her family are in a difficult spot as her mother is in Tokyo and her dad is with another woman. When Annie travels through time to 1898 Strat's sister helps Annie get to the asylum and save him. But Strat is engaged to Harriet, Strat's old lover and they must get to her before she dies. Harriet is in a cure cottage and dosen't know where Strat is and is afraid she may never see him again.
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The review of this Book prepared by shelby clemens

Annie is 17 and goes back to the Victorian Era a second time to not only reunite with a lost lover, but to escape her parents' problems and she discovers some things about herself on the way as well. She has to overcome many obstacles in order to get to the asylum where her love (Strat, whom she had to leave almost a year ago) is confined because he told someone about her. She manages to outwit the antagonists. In her time though, her family is falling apart. She has to choose between saving her family and staying with her love.
The review of this Book prepared by Summer Spirit

    A 16 year old girl goes back in to the Victorian Era in order to be reunited with Strat, the love she left behind a little over a year ago. She has to overcome several obstacles in order to get to the asylum where he is confined but she manages to outwit the antagonists. Meanwhile, her family falling apart, will she go back to save her family or will she stay with her true love?
The review of this Book prepared by Lizbeth

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Time Travel:    -   largely backwards/past Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   two lovers coping with tough mission Inner Struggle    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes Story largely takes place in    -   Middle Ages-1899

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Really unusual traits?    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Terrain    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   19th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths

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