|Plot Summary of The Small Rain|
|"Katherine Forrester is ten years old when she is reunited with her mother Julie, a concert pianist who was hurt in a car accident years before. Their happiness doesn't last long, however; Julie dies and Katherine is sent to boarding school by her father and stepmother, Manya Sergeievna.
The days drag by, with Katherine studying piano at every opportunity and her classmates ignoring her. She does make a few friends during her time there, however, among them the aspiring actress Sarah Courtmont. "
Vande Velde, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Small Rain|
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Time/era of story
Kids growing up/acting up?
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- Adult or Young Adult Book
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- grade school
Parents/lack of parents problem?
- boarding school! (wack wack!)
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- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
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- 4 ()
- New York
- mostly 3rd
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- generic/vague references to death/punishment
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- significantly more dialog than descript
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