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Good Night, Mr. Tom Study Guide & Plot Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 92 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Good Night, Mr. Tom.
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Plot Summary

This is a powerful, poignant book about a young boy, who finds kindness and love in a most unexpected place, the home of an elderly man out in the English countryside. It is interesting that the setup of Good Night, Mr. Tom is similar to the very popular C.S. Lewis novel, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. In both books, children are taken out of their London homes and evacuated to stay with strangers in the country, in order to keep the kids safe during the many bombings at the beginning of World War II. The old man, Mr. Tom Oakley, heals the young boy, loses him for a while, and then finds him, saving his life and bringing him back to health and a happy life together.

Good Night, Mr. Tom comes from one child's point of view, a thin young boy named William. His...

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