|Plot Summary of The Sky Is Falling|
|"In the summer of 1940, two English children - ten year old Norah Sykes and her five year old brother Gavin - are sent to live with a family in Toronto, Canada to escape the danger of the Second World War. Living as “guests of war”, Norah and Gavin face culture shock and homesickness as they try to become accustomed to their new Canadian life. This is the first of the “Guests of War” trilogy."
Jennifer Selk, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Sky Is Falling|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kids growing up/acting up?
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 7-10
War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians
Age group of kid(s) in story:
- grade school
- War, WW II
- a kid
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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