Time For The Stars Book Summary and Study Guide

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When twin brothers must cope first with being seperated and then must survive both alien monsters and the effects of time, they find solace by communicating through their telepathic abilities. A quote by the main character, "It is mighty lonesome to start off somewhere by yourself when you've always done it with someone," nicely sums up this imaginative, suspenseful, well created, sci-fi classic.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   an adult (general) Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena    -   surviving natural elements on planet Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Family relations    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar worker Age:    -   a teen If magical mental powers:    -   mind reading


Terrain    -   Water    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   medium future 22-24th century Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human freighter/transport Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation

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