|Plot Summary of God, The Universe, and Hot Fudge Sundaes|
|"Alfie Newton's mother is a devout Christian and her father is hardly ever home. And at sixteen, the only thing that had been holding her family together is suddenly goneľ her terminally ill sister has finally died. As Alfie tells the story of the last year of her and her sister's life, she struggles to deal with her parents' crumbling marriage, her crisis of faith, and her pending adulthood which is complicated by her crush on an older man. "
Jennifer Selk, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of God, The Universe, and Hot Fudge Sundaes|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kids growing up/acting up?
- religious influences
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
Coping with loss of loved one(s)
Age group of kid(s) in story:
- high school
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- natural phenomena
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an above average amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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