|Plot Summary of Moving Mama to Town|
|"When Freddy's dad disappears, he becomes the head of the family. He moves to town and tries to find a job, eventually working at a bar and doing odd jobs for the town's wealthy in order to make ends meet.
Freddy eventually saves up enough money to move his mother and the rest of his family to town, where she sews, does laundry, and sells cake to make more money. Freddy meets a girl and gets his first girlfriend, and also deal with his picky and sometimes callous boss who has a stomach ulcer.
Freddy promises his mother that he will never be like his Daddy, who was a drunk who eventually left so he could fight in WWII."
Rachael High, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Moving Mama to Town|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kind of living:
- general poverty story
Family, loving relations
Special relationship with
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
- blue collar
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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