Secrets in the Fire Book Summary and Study Guide

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Secrets in the Fire tells the story of Sofia, a daring girl. When her father is horrifically killed and her village destroyed, Sofia and her family must journey to find a new place to call home. They settle in and it looks as though everything is going to be alright. But then Sofia steps off the path. Right onto a landmine. Will she survive?
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Brain/Body disability?    -   physical disability Conflict:    -   War, general

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Africa    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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