A Time for Dancing Book Summary and Study Guide

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         Juliana and Samantha are two typical teens, the summer before their senior year. Julie begins to get a pain in her hip, and goes through 13 doctors to find out whats wrong. The 13th doctor (Doctor Connor) tells Julie she is diagnosed with cancer.
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         Julie becomes cranky as Sam struggles to keep their friendship in order. She trys to talk to Julie, but with all the chemo...Julie doesn't have enough time to phone Sam back.
         Against Julies parents wishes, she decides to stop the Chemo. She then becomes ill again. She goes to see Doctor Connor again, and has to start the chemo back again. Doctor Connor promises Julie will not lose her hair, but she lied.

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Family, caring for ill    -   Yes Who is sick?    -   platonic (!) friend because he/she is    -   physically ill Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

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


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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