The Likes Of Me Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Likes Of Me is about Cordelia Hankins who is half Chinese, half American and all albino. She lives on her father's wood mill in western Washington with her father, and her 7 foot stepmother, Babe. In 1918, she is 14 and has her first crush: Squirl, a new, young, advernturous lumberjack, whom her father has warned her to stay away from. He gets fired and so she hops a train--determined to find him. This is the story of how she finds Squirl in Seattle, winds up in a funfair as one of the sideshows, finds and loses love, and reconciles with her family.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   high school Something wrong upstairs/downstairs?    -   physical illness/disability Wild kid(s)?    -   runaway!

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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