A Stranger is Watching Book Summary and Study Guide

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A young boy's mother was murdered in front of him but he wrongly accuses a seventeen year old boy. The boy is about to be executed when the boy and his father's girlfriend are kidnapped. The race is on to save the two hostages before the suspect is executed.
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The review of this Book prepared by Kayla Stairs

Neil's mom was murdered in front of him. His father Steve is pushing the execution of a boy who just might be innocent. Neil is kidnapped along with Steve's new girlfriend who has been trying to win over Nei'ls trust for some time. During the wait Sharon realizes that this is the murderer of Neil's mom.
The review of this Book prepared by Sherrie L. Jones

Steve Thompson's wife Nina was strangled in his home two years ago. He and his son, Neil, an eyewitness, are trying to move on with the convicted killer set to be executed. When his girlfriend, Sharon, and Neil are kidnapped. Steve is afraid it may have something to do with his wife's murder.
The review of this Book prepared by Deanna Victor

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 56.7%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 13.3% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   escape/rescue from kidnappers General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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