|Plot Summary of Seventeen and In Between: A Novel|
|"Elsie Edwards used to be fat and ugly, but now she has slimmed down and blossomed, but her self esteem has not. She has a boyfriend, but he's pressuring her into sex and she's not sure she's ready.
Elsie's best friend has her own problems with her parents getting a divorce and her brother and father moving away. Elsie's little sister is discovering boys and asks Elsie for advice.
Elsie's biggest problem comes when she meets back up with her old best friend Jack. Jack has moved to work, and she finds herself attracted to him even as she is going on the pill so she can be with Craddoc, her boyfriend. Elsie must deal with her feelings or she risks losing both Jack and Craddoc."
Rachael High, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Seventeen and In Between: A Novel|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kids growing up/acting up?
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Age group of kid(s) in story:
- high school
- guy chasing
- 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
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 2 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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