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Do not read if you don't want to know what happens! Skip to main content. Discussion Questions Spoiler alert! How does Lily feel about her father serving in the war?
What would it be like if one of your parents had to go away to serve in the military? Do you know anyone whose parents have done that? Do you have a special place that your family goes to like a cabin or campground? What does it feel like to return somewhere special? Describe Lily.
What kind of person is she? What are her strengths and weaknesses? Describe Lily and Margaret's friendship. How is Lily's friendship with Albert different? Why does Lily say that he is the best friend she ever had?
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Throughout the book, Lily makes a list of her problems and solutions to the problems. One of her worst problems is lying. She also has a vivid imagination.
This theme is relatable to many readers but especially to those who have a family member overseas who is protecting our rights and freedom. In regards to the style, the author captures the flavor of the time period through speech patterns of the era. For example, when Albert speaks, he sometimes does not understand what Lily means and asks for clarification at times because English is his second language and his cultural norms differ from those of Lily.nybidyna.tk
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Lastly, the author does a great job in balancing World War II facts with fiction. Overall, I recommend this historical fiction book because it showcases the ties of family and friendship.
Gather other historical fiction books set during World War II:. Number the Stars. ISBN Bibliography: Giff, Patricia Reilly.
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