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A girl named Bella leaves her home in Phoenix to go live with her dad in Forks, Washington for a little while. On her first day of school, she meets a guy named Edward. Edward seems like a very mysterious person. Bella and Edward are immediately drawn to each other.
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Bella anticipates seeing Edward on the second day of school, but Edward disappears for several days. When he returns, they talk for the first time in class.

After school, a car skids out in the rain and heads for Bella. Edward jumps in front of the car and saves Bella by stopping the car with his hand. Bella keeps asking Edward how he stopped the car with his hand. Edward insists that he had an adrenaline rush.

One day when Bella is out in the city, she gets attacked by a group of drunk men while she is walking in an alley. Edward appears in his car and saves her.

After he saves her, Bella and Edward have dinner together at a restaurant. When Edward is driving Bella home, Bella feels Edward's skin and it is ice cold. Combined with the fact that his eyes change colors, Bella's research leads her to find out that Edward is a vampire.

Bella confronts Edward, and Edward admits that he is a vampire. Edward and Bella fall in love. Their love is interrupted when another vampire thirsts for Bella's blood. Edward must save Bella and destroy the vampire that wants to kill her.
Best part of story, including ending: This story had a great message about love. The connection between Edward and Bella was very strong. The fact that Edward had to save Bella from the evil vampire made this a very good story.

Best scene in story: The part when they talk in class for the first time is a very good scene. I like this scene because of strong interaction between Edward and Bella. This scene set the mood for the rest of the story.

Opinion about the main character: I liked Bella because she was a unique person. Her character was very sweet. She was not afraid when she found out the truth about Edward, and this made her very honorable.

The review of this Book prepared by Alex Peterson a Level 4 Yellow-Headed Blackbird scholar

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Romance    -   Yes Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   vampires Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Human/magical couple?    -   Yes Type of couple:    -   She's a human, he's a magical being

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen

Setting

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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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