|Plot Summary of The Key to the Golden Firebird|
|"Mayzie has two sisters, Brooks (the older, beautiful, and messed up one) and Palmer (the younger, and sportier one). She thinks their father likes them better because they're athletic like him and she's just smart.
But when their father dies, everything falls apart.Mayzie is left to fend for herself while her other two sisters deal with their own problems. This means that Mayzie has to deal with a job, school, her mother, learning how to drive, and falling in love with her best friend, Pete. And that's just the start of it.
But in the end, the girls learn that together they can make it through all their problems, even deciding to bury their father's ashes at a baseball stadium. "
SM Tate, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Key to the Golden Firebird|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- present (2000-2010)
Kids growing up/acting up?
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Parents/lack of parents problem?
- Dada gone
- a teen
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Average intelligence
- healthy but a geeky weakling
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 3 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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