Seventh Son Book Summary and Study Guide

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In this alternate historical view of a magical America of the 1800s that young Alvin Miller is the seventh son of a seventh son giving him powers to "make." Alvin learns about his powers and how to fight agains the Unmaker with the help of his family and Taleswapper. It is a great tale about Alvin and his family with all the normal sqabbles and love combined with magic and battles agains the evil Unmaker.
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The review of this Book prepared by gardener

Young Alvin Miller, a seventh son of a seventh son, is born into the world, blessed with magical abilities to "make", he is the first Maker born in hundreds of years. Set in the early 1800's in colonial America, Alvin makes friends, learns of his powers and what they should be used for, and learns of the Unmaker, an evil entity that wants the destruction of Alvin.
The review of this Book prepared by Bryan Cole

A young child, the seventh son of a seventh son is born. He is to be a great beacon unto the world. A powerful human who can develop the power to heel the wounds of earth. But the Un-Maker is at work to undo the world, and this special child.
The review of this Book prepared by Joseph P Hession

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   alternate history Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   great mental powers person Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   coping with mental/magical powers Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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