45 pages 1 hour read

Peg Kehret


Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2004

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Essay Topics


Explore the relationship between Bonnie and Matt at the beginning of the story and how it transforms by the end. What does their transformation imply about familial relationships and values, especially in times of tragedy or struggle?


The novel is told from the third-person omniscient perspective. How does that point of view shape the story? Use evidence from the text to support your answer.


Abduction and kidnapping victims offer suffer post-traumatic stress and other lasting effects after their experiences. What lasting effects might their abduction have on Bonnie and Matt? Use the text to support your answer.