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FC: Haley Lee 5th period English 1
1: CoNfesSions oF a TEnaGe DRama QuEen
2: Dyan Sheldon Romance
3: Setting:)) New York also in Dellwood,New Jersey.The time period is in 2004.
4: Summary A girl named Mary Elizabeth Cep was an outcast in her family and in school.She has only a mother and two sisters, they were staying in New York, but her mom decided to move them to Dellwood, New Jersey.She has been there for almost a year now and has made one major enemy Carla Santini and one best friend Ella Gerard.Lola's(as she prefers to be called) favorite band SiddHartha brakes up and has a goodbye concert and after party,this is where all the trouble comes in.Carla already has tickets and an invitation , when she brags about it to Ella and Lola, Lola lies and says that they have tickets and an invitation to,they wind up going to the party but not the concert.
5: Lola and Ella save Stu Wolff's life, which is the lead singer of SiddHartha and they all three go to jail.Lola's dad comes and gets them,but Lola had lied to Ella and everyone else in Dellwood so now she has to fix it.In the end they go to the party and everyone winds up accepting Lola for who she really is. Theme:) The authors point in this book is that no matter who you are or what you do be yourself.
6: Characters The main character is Mary Elizabeth Cep, which she prefers to be called Lola.She is an outcast in her family and at school,because she is different. The next person is her best friend Ella Gerard, she looks like everyone else but she is way different then them.She was raised in an uptight family with lots of rules but as you get further into the book you see that she loses all that she has been taught in her sixteen years and acts like she actually has freedom.Lola's mother Karen Kapok is a potter and she doesn't really understand where her daughter is coming from.
7: She has three children and tries her very best at life. she is divorced and is in her mid thirties. Carla Santini is also a main character. She is the rich kid that rules the school,literally.She gives Lola the most trouble but in the end she is beat.
8: Conflicts The main conflict is between Lola and herself.It is an internal conflict, she can't accept herself for who she is so therefore she lies about herself to try and deal with that.Another is between Carla and Lola,she keeps messing with Lola and making her life nothing but trouble.
9: Resolutions The resolution to the conflict with Lola is that she finds who she really is and learns to be herself around people.The resolution to the conflict with Carla is that Lola acts herself and shames Carla for EVERYTHING that she has done.In the end it all works out.
10: About the Author Dyan Sheldon is a great novelist who has written many books.She is originally from Brooklyn, but now resides in London.She has written numerous young adult novels as well as adult novels and picture books.She is a great writer and an amazing person!!
11: Recommendation I do recommend this book for young adults or teens.It is a awesome book and can show you that despite of who you are always be yourself no matter what your surroundings.