FC: Mary Lennox 7th pd.. English 1
1: Phoning a Dead Man
2: book by Gillian cross mystery
3: a present day, covered with snow in Russia
4: SUMMARY Hayley and Annie plan to go to Russia to visit all places John had visited while he was their. Hayley and Annie are escorted by two men ,named Viktor and Frank, throughout Russia. Frosya at their home village finds a man with tick fever out in the woods. Frosya heals the man and he runs away while chopping wood. After about a year Annie and Hayley come home and a black helicopter flies into their village and the healed
5: man ,viktor ,frank ,and about six other people came out of the helicopter to thank frosya and get something to regain the healed mans memory. Frosya takes a picture out and shows what the healed man drew while he was in Russia. THEME The authors point is if you try you can always succeed. The moral of the story is never give up. The central idea is
6: Characters First character is Annie and she is a girl who wanted to go to Russia. Annie is in a wheelchair and is a very demanding girl. She wanted to go to Russia to visit all places John had visited.
7: characters Hayley is a friend who went with Annie to Russia. Hayley wanted to go to Russia to sightsee and visit places with Annie. Hayley also went with Annie because she needs help since she is in a wheelchair.
8: Frosya had an external conflict because the goat ran away into the woods. also the stranger has an external conflict because the goat kept kicking the stranger on the face and stepping on his head. hayleys mother has an internal conflict because she is worriedabout Hayley and Annie in Russia.
9: frosya had tied the goat to her belt loop to stop the goat from hitting the stranger. Frosya went in the woods to find her goat and she find the goats foot prints that lead her to the goat. Hayley's mother worries until they both are back home safely in their own house.
10: Gillian cross had gotten about 15 honors awards for about 6 of her books. | about the author Gillian cross is a member of the British society of authors. She was born in London, England in 1945. She has wrote about 42 books. She also creates these books for the juvenile and young-adults.
11: recommendations The novel was a little boring for me but a lot of other people probably liked this book. I did not fully understand the book until i read the very last chapter. Some parts seemed like the scenes kept switching back and for th between two scenes. Most i understood except for a few parts. Overall the book was not to bad, i liked it most because it was a mystery.