|Plot Summary of Shelters of Stone|
|"This is book 5 in Earth Children's Series about Pre-historic Cro-Magnon civilization. Ayla and Jondarlar have reached the Ninth cave of the Zelandonii with their animals Wolf, Whinney, and Racer. The book deals with her adjustment into Zelandonii life as she prepares to marry Jondarlar and thier attempts to change people's ideas of Flatheads. But she has a few enemies in camp, including Jondarlar's old fiance. "
Deborah Stoops, Resident Scholar
|"In this 5th book by Jean Auel, Ayla and Jondalar have reached his home. Ayla works at fitting in and finding out what she is meant to do, whether it be serving the mother or simply having Jondalar and her child. She has to deal with rejection from a few select people, but also has the first real feeling of acceptance and family as well."
J-me, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Shelters of Stone|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- distant past/middle ages
Life of a profession:
- caveman (ug!)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- can talk to animals
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
- a substantial amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 9 ()
- climbing on trails
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of hetero sex
- descript. of female anat. (the big B's)
- descript. of female anat. (the big V)
- descript. of nude males (the big P)
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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