Dear Edward Summary
Ann Napolitano

Everything you need to understand or teach Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano.

  • Dear Edward Summary & Study Guide
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Dear Edward Overview

Dear Edward is a novel by Ann Napolitano. The story follows a boy named Edward Adler, who is the sole survivor of a tragic plane crash. Edward’s parents and brother are among those who die in the crash. Edward is then sent to live with his aunt and uncle. In the years following the crash, Edward struggles with lingering trauma, but his healing is aided by the supportive people around him. The novel frequently shifts back to the day of the flight in order to focus on people who died in the crash. The novel explores themes of grief, trauma, love, and family.

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