FC: Abbie Massey,7th, English I
1: The Last Song
2: Nicholas Sparks Fiction
3: Present day, a Small town in North Carlina, the Beach
4: Ronnie and her brother were sent to stay with their dad for the summer. Ronnie wasn't to happy about having to go. She hadn't spoken to her dad in three years. She blamed her dad for her parents divorce. At the carnival she ran into Will and then later met Blaze. Marcus was Blaze's boyfriend. He liked Ronnie and he kinda scared Ronnie.Blaze didn't like Marcus liking the new girl so she put some cds in Ronnie's beach bag knowing she would get Ronnie convicted of shoplifting. Ronnie never thought she would get close to Will, but a turtle nest brought them together. Will liked Ronnie since he first met her and later Ronnie
5: fell in love with him too. Ronnie's father loved the piano. A new piano had arrived in the church which had burned down last year. Ronnie noticed her dad coughing while she watched him play the piano. Ronnie had no clue something was seriously wrong until the night the baby turtles hatched. Steve was coughing up blood and was taken to the hospital. Steve told his children about him having cancer which was a shock for them. Ronnie stayed with her dad till he died. His funeral was held at the church with the window Steve had spent the summer making with Jonah. The author's point is to leave the bad things in the past and love your friends and family why you still can.
6: Ronnie is a seventeen year old girl who was forced to stay with her dad for the summer.She is different from all the other girls. She was really good at the piano. Steve,Ronnie's father, loved music. Music was his passion. He and his wife are divorced. Steve felt bad about the whole problem it caused with Ronnie.
7: Jonah was Ronnie's brother. He liked spending time with his father and eating cookies He enjoyed building the window with his dad. Will was a guy that Ronnie met at the beach. He played volleyball, worked at his dad's auto shop and volunteered at a animal place.He liked Ronnie.
8: Internal Conflicts Ronnie was struggling with what to with her dad. She didn't know if she should forgive him.In the end she forgave him. She apologized for treating him so bad. Ronnie was confused about Will and their relationship.It doesn't say if they live happily ever after.He moves to New York in order to be with her though.
9: External Conflicts Ronnie's dad had to fight against cancer. He died. He was glad he got to spend his last summer with his children. Blaze got mad at Ronnie. Blaze's boyfriend, Marcus, liked Ronnie and Blaze didn't like it to much. Later Blaze got badly burned doing a stunt with Marcus. Ronnie and Will helped her while Marcus ran away.Blaze had apologized for getting Ronnie in trouble with the cops.
10: Nicholas Sparks was born in 1965.He is a bestselling author. Many of his books have been turned into movies. His sister inspired a character in one of his books.
11: I would recommend this book to anyone who likes love stories. This book is great. Anyone who has had someone in there family die of cancer can relate with Ronnie. My uncle and my grandfather have both died of cancer. My dad had cancer so I understand what Ronnie went through.