|Plot Summary of The Baby Project|
|"Eleven year old Jessica and her teenage brother Simon are shocked when their engineer mother and stay-at-home dad tell them that they are expecting another baby. As the family prepares for the baby, Jessica and her best friend Margaret begin a “baby project” for school. The project is detailed and fun and once the baby arrives, things just get better. Baby Lucie quickly becomes the heart of the family, and is even affectionately treated by often surly Simon. Unfortunately, when the baby dies suddenly as a result of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) the family is devastated. Originally entitled “The Family Project”, this story is primarily about a girl and her family coming to terms with their grief while attempting to hold their lives together. "
Jennifer Selk, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Baby Project|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kids growing up/acting up?
Family, loving relations
Special relationship with
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:
- grade school
- a kid
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- natural phenomena
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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