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Daniel's Story Themes & Characters

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Themes and Characters

From the outset of her writing for juveniles, Matas has written books that contain a very strong social voice, one that has continued into her young adult titles. During her conversation with Jenkinson, Matas explained how such social content came to be part of her writing. To begin with, she was raised in a very political family. Her father was elected to the local school board, serving as its chairman, and he ran for other public offices, before being appointed as a judge. Consequently, politics was a natural part of dinner table conversations, as were current world events, activism, and ways of trying to improve the human condition.

With this long interest in social concerns, Matas said it was just natural that, when she sat down to write, it was those things that came out in her writing.

In particular, Matas's social voice has found strong expression...

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