Shelters of Stone Book Summary and Study Guide

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In this 5th book by Jean Auel, Ayla and Jondalar have reached his home. Ayla works at fitting in and finding out what she is meant to do, whether it be serving the mother or simply having Jondalar and her child. She has to deal with rejection from a few select people, but also has the first real feeling of acceptance and family as well.
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The review of this Book prepared by J-me

This is book 5 in Earth Children's Series about Pre-historic Cro-Magnon civilization. Ayla and Jondarlar have reached the Ninth cave of the Zelandonii with their animals Wolf, Whinney, and Racer. The book deals with her adjustment into Zelandonii life as she prepares to marry Jondarlar and thier attempts to change people's ideas of Flatheads. But she has a few enemies in camp, including Jondarlar's old fiance.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Life of a profession:    -   caveman (ug!) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   a teen Has magical powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   can talk to animals Unusual characteristics:    -   Genius


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   9 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of hetero sex    -   Boob talk!    -   Vagia talk!    -   Weiner talk! Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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