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Gennifer Choldenko
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Point of View

This novel is told from the first person point of view of 13-year-old Moose. Since this novel is, in part, a coming of age story it is important that the reader gets the story from Moose. The first person point of view allows the reader to know Moose’s feelings and emotions as he realizes that he has come to love Annie, his friend, as a girlfriend. He also believes that he and his family need to let Nat explore her abilities and prove to herself and them what she can do.

Language and Meaning

The language is relatively simple, and the book easy to read. There are a few prison related terms with which the reader might not be familiar, but they are explained in the text. For instance, a shiv is a crude knife made by a prisoner.

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