FC: Reannon Watson 5thperiod English I
1: Summer of Secrets
2: Paul Langan Realicst Fiction
3: Setting: Living Room Time:11:00 Place: At home
4: Darcy Wills is the main Character in the novel Summer of Secrets.In the book before this Darcy grandmother passed away. Her parents are having hard time trying to get alone. Which makes Darcy feel as if her father is going to walk out on them again. Even though that is stressing her out something else is to a boy named Brain tried to take advantage of her.
5: Every scene that day she has been having bad nightmares. Darcy doesn't like Jamiee her little sister hang out wit her boyfriend alone. Darcy has no one to talk to scene her grandmother passed away.So she deals wit her stress in the wrong way.
6: Darcy Wills is sixteen years old. Darcy is the oldest child out of her and her sister.Darcy has Problem trusting people or talking to other. | Jamee Wills is fourteen years old and Darcy sister.She hangs with her boyfriend and friends.She acted like nothing was wrong with the family.
7: Mom is Darcy and Jamee mother.SHe is stressing out. She works at the hospital with very long work shifts. | Dad is there father. He walked out on them when times got hard.
8: The Internal conflict was that Darcy was scared that her dad was going to walk out on them again. She deals with the fact a boy she was talking to was trying to take advantage of her and she doesn't know who to talk to about her problems scene her grandmother diedShe try to help others but, still have many problem of her owns.
9: The resolution of the conflict is that Darcy found out the reason her mother and father was acting funny was because her mother was pregnant. To get over the fact that Brain was trying to take advantage of her she told her family and friends why she was acting crazy.They wonder why she haven't been told them because, they were so worried about her.
10: Paul Langan was in Philadelphia in 1972.Later on in his childhood he moved to southern New Jersey with his mother.In 1991 in he went to college in Camden country College for creative writing and earned a B.A in English at La Salle University. A few years after that he started creative writing with Bluford Series.He has wrote novels such as Summer of Secrets, The Gun,The Bully,Brothers In Arms,and Blood is thicker.The novels he write teenager my age fall in love with them.
11: I think this is a very good novel but in its own ways bad to. I say this because, Darcy was stressing behind her family but, who doesn't. She could have handle it in a different way. She could have talked to her friends or some other grown up that she was close to.