|Plot Summary of The Bet's On, Lizzie Bingman!|
|"This book tells the story of 14 year old Lizzie, who's growing up and maturing at the turn of the century- where she's starting to wonder why the world seems so unfair. Betting with her older brother that she can go the entire summer without the help of a man, Lizzie sets out to prove how independent women are and gets herself into a heap of trouble along the way. Getting kidnapped and finding a dear friend in a wizened prostitute, The Bet's On! is a classic girl read and will become an absolute favorite."
Meredith Griffin, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Bet's On, Lizzie Bingman!|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Kids growing up/acting up?
- vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book)
- family young v. old guard
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 11-14
Outside culture (society)
- American South
If story of urban/rural...
- Small town life
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- soggy whimpering jelly muffin
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- healthy but a geeky weakling
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 7 ()
- Deep South
- fancy mansion
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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