S: Dear Zoe
FC: Debrina Washington | 1st Period | English I
1: Dear Zoe,
2: Family Fiction | Philip Beard | Author
3: Setting | Present (September11,2001) | United States
4: Tess DeNunzio is a fifteen year old girl who is writing to her little sister Zoe. Zoe died in a hit-and-run car accident.Tess is living with her mother ,step-father,and her little sister Em.Tess have moved with her biological father and is now experiencing sex and pot. Zoe's death is causing the DeNunzio family to separate.
5: While at her father's house Tess have a boyfriend named Jimmy Freeze. Tess is also forced to strive for more by David ,her step-father.Tess always reminisce about Zoe and the times they shared. Tess talks about when they was trying to name Zoe and couldn't find the right name for the new baby.
6: Tess DeNunzio is a fifteen years old girl .She is easily influenced by drugs by her boyfriend Jimmy Freeze. Tess is also alone without Zoe and realizes that she isn't coming back. | Characters
7: Zoe DeNunzio is a six-year old girl who was killed in a hit-and-run car accident. Zoe was lovable and kind. She kept the DeNunzio family together and happy.
8: Conflict | The internal conflicts of my novel is that Tess feels like she is an outcast since Zoe died. Tess's mother doesn't talk to her and Tess also doesn't talk to David about Zoe or their past-life.
9: The resolution of this novel is that Tess decides to move back with her mother after staying with her father and getting exposed to drugs and sex. She realizes that she have changed since moving. Tess also needs to be there for Em and her mother. | Resolution
10: About The Author | Philip Beard the author of Dear Zoe, and I think he is amazing. He connects with the reader and understands what people what to read.
11: Recommendations | I recommend this book to any child who have guidance in their life but continue to do whatever they want to do. I recommend