The Gift Book Summary and Study Guide

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A girl has sex with a boy, and accidentally gets pregnant. Then, her dad sends her away to a place to have the baby. She doesn't like it there, and runs away. She meets this boy named Tommy. They fall in love, and a few times, they come very close to having sex. He finds out she's pregnant. He tries to help her with the baby, and falls even more in love with her. She wants to put it up for adotption, but he doesn't want her to. He wants to marry her, but she wants to wait.
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The review of this Book prepared by Danielle

The story is about a young girl who has sex for the first time. She then ends up pregnant. Her parents where not pleased with this. They sent her off to a place where girls went to hide there pregnancy, but little did they know she went else where. She got a job as a waitress. She ends up giving the baby to another family.
The review of this Book prepared by crystal lamke

A family is devastated after the loss of a cherished young child. Their life is torn apart and they are unable to repair the damage. When a young girl enters their life and helps them heal. She gives to this family the greatest gift of love.
The review of this Book prepared by Nancy Guler

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Children/Pregnancy    -   Yes Children/Pregnancy:    -   Get accidently pregnant

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   student Age/status:    -   a teen Sex makes him    -   mature    -   sensitive Unusual characteristics?    -   Very naive/shy - Doesn't know where to put weiner

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   a teen Profession/status:    -   student Effect of sexing    -   mature    -   unhappy for sexing the guy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex    -   Boob talk    -   Vagia talk    -   Weiner talk How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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