The Sky Is Falling Book Summary and Study Guide

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In the summer of 1940, two English children - ten year old Norah Sykes and her five year old brother Gavin - are sent to live with a family in Toronto, Canada to escape the danger of the Second World War. Living as “guests of war”, Norah and Gavin face culture shock and homesickness as they try to become accustomed to their new Canadian life. This is the first of the “Guests of War” trilogy.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 7-10 War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school Conflict:    -   War, WW II

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Water?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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