S: Surviving Life
FC: Surviving Life By: Oliver
1: Nadia | This scrapbook was inspired by ...
2: Nadia Lover of Ethan, animals, and good manners Giver of beauty, friendship, and a good attitude Needs Ginger, respect, and to be taken seriously Wants her parents to get back together, romance, and to be taken seriously Is good at being nice, being caring, and being a friend Should work on being less sensitive, less emotional, and being brave Is similar to a rose because of her beauty Is similar to my aunt Joanne because of her ginger hair Is similar to a mother because sheâ€™s nurturing Survivor of Ethan, puberty, and her parentsâ€™ divorce Diamondstein | Nadia
3: Noah Lover of facts, friendship, and tea Giver of facts, B&B letters, and stability Needs stationary, post-it-notes, help with writing Wants to learn calligraphy, meaning of irony, and to be taken seriously Is good at calligraphy, making lists, and being a friend Should work on being less tense, writing, and going with the flow Is similar to Guinness book of records, because it full of facts Is similar to a mole because of his bad eyesight Is similar to a golden retriever because of his loyalty Survivor of being a best man, short sighted, and writing a B&B letter Gershom | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah | Noah
4: Ethan Lover of Nadia, theater, and swimming Giver of friendship, irony, and silence Needs to be less blunt, more approachable, and patient Wants Nadia to enter Ginger in a play, to be liked, and to be a grown up Is good at swimming, being quiet, and sports Should work on being social, being less guarded, and talk more Is similar to a giraffe because he's tall Is similar to a turtle because he has a hard exterior Is similar to a maze because he's hard to fathom out Survivor of school, puberty, and Nadia's frustration Potter | Ethan
5: Julian Lover of Britain, puzzles, and magic Giver of information, good manners, and entertainment Needs puzzles, magic tricks, and challenges Wants one of Ginger's puppies, to fit in, and to understand Americans better Is good at puzzles, being polite, and being mentally strong Should work on making friends, fitting in, and being more relaxed Is similar to a professor because of his high IQ Is similar to a scientist because he asks questions Is similar to a dictionary because he's full of knowledge Survivor of bullying, humiliation, and teasing Singh | Julian
6: Nadia | Speech "Don't you think, Mrs. Olinski, that autumn is the most glorious time of the year?" Explanation It seems Nadia is very cheerful. Thought "I did not know if I was developing an interest in boys..." Explanation Shes excited about meeting Ethan. Effect on others toward the character "Mrs. Olinski knew that Nadia Diamondstein was not only incandescently beautiful but was also a star." Explanation Nadia has a positive effect on people.
7: Noah | Speech "Can I use the computer?" Explanation He prefers modern technology. Thoughts "I told her that with all due respect, I did not think I owed my Grandma and Grandpa a B&B letter." (Pg.5) Explanation It means he doesn't want to mail his grandparents a B&B letter. Effect on others towards the character "Mother drew in her breath as if she was going to say something else..." Explanation Noah frustrates his mother.
8: Ethan | Speech "I don't know what you don't know so how can I know what you don't?" Explanation Hes quite blunt. Thoughts "For a single moment of neglect, I would be stuck having this kid as a bus partner for the rest of the year." Explanation Hes weary of becoming friends with Julian. Effect on others toward the character "Now that is a dumb question. that is a really very dumb question." Explanation The fact that Ethan is obtuse, can be frustrating to other people.
9: Julian | Speech "Except we will not be responsible for dinners, and thus we will support only a limited menu." Explanation He is very formal. Thoughts "In time I came to understand that remark too." Explanation He doesn't understand American remarks very well. Effect on others towards the character "It took only two days for the other kids to make his life miserable." Explanation Since hes different, the other kids make fun of him.