The Wizard’s Dilemma - Young Wizards 5 Book Summary and Study Guide

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In The Wizard's Dilemma, the 5th book in Diane Duane's Young Wizards series, 14-year-old Nita Callahan is struggling with the bumps of adolescence wizard style. She can't seem to connect with Kit Rodriguez, her best friend and partner in wizardry. When she and her family discover that her mom has brain cancer, Nita must face a darker and more painful dilemma than she has ever faced before: Can she, a servant of Life, give her powers up to save her mother from death?
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   a powerful magician Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14) Family relations    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   mage/magician Age:    -   a teen If magical mental powers:    -   can cast many different spells


Earth setting:    -   current (early 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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