|Plot Summary of Wish You Well|
This story is all about Louisa May Cardinal, a precocious twelve-year-old girl living in the hectic New York City of 1940 with her acclaimed but sadly underpaid writer father, her loving mother, and younger brother Oz. For Lou, her family's financial struggles are invisible to her. She is a daughter who idolizes her father and is in love with the art of storytelling.
Then, in a single, terrifying moment, Lou's life is changed forever, and she and Oz are on a train rolling away from New York and down into the mountains of Virginia. There, Lou's mother will begin a long, slow struggle between life and death. Lou and Oz will be raised by their remarkable great grandmother, Louisa, Lou's namesake.
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|Chapter Analysis of Wish You Well|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kids growing up/acting up?
- struggling to earn a living to survive
Kind of living:
- farm poverty
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Age group of kid(s) in story:
- grade school
Parents/lack of parents problem?
- orphan story
- a kid
- White (American)
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
- climbing on trails
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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