The novel is set in this quiet, inoffensive and unremarkable town in New Hampshire and is a sort of sanitized middle-America.
Harrison High School
This is a typical and unremarkable public school in a middle class community.
This is the geeky private school that the main character's parents send him to after the confrontation with an English teacher.
The Manchester Record
The misunderstanding about Philip's suspension is magnified when Philip's case is reported in this local paper as "Suspended for Patriotism".
The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch
When Philip's story goes national, this paper prints a brief account. They send a reporter to speak to Miss Narwin, and he writes an article giving her side of the story.
Philip displays a strong interest in writing by recording his thoughts and feelings in this.
Miss Narwin's Letters
Phillip's English teacher reveals her literary bent in...
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