Jennifer L. Holm Writing Styles in The Fourteenth Goldfish

Jennifer L. Holm
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Point of View

The novel is written in the first person point of view. The narrator is 11-year-old Ellie who is going through a transformation in her life as she enters middle school and tries to find her passion all while helping her 76-year-old grandfather who has discovered a formula that has turned him into a 13-year-old boy.

The point of view works well with the plot and themes as it lures readers in as they feel Ellie's experiences of joy, pain, and wonder. It's both intelligent and funny at the same time and seeing Ellie learn to embrace change and move forward through the eyes of a child will help other chidden who are trying to overcome the same challenge.

While reading, it's important to remember that Ellie is just 11. Therefore, her perceptions are of someone of that age and some things she says may not always...

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