The Luckiest Girl Book Summary and Study Guide

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Sixteen year old Shelley Latham is tired of her boring life. She's tired of her boyfriend, Jack, and at odds with her mother, who won't let Shelley grow up. Shelly finds a way out of her problems when she is sent to California to live with friends of her family for her junior year of high school. The Michie family is much more fun and energetic than Shelley's own and at first, Shelley finds her new life in California to be everything she'd hoped for even her new boyfriend Philip seems perfect. But as the year goes on and Shelley's grades begin to slip, she soon learns that having a new life isn't all it's cracked up to be.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   high school Loving/sexing?    -   guy chasing

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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