S: The Hunt for the Se7enth By: Rama Alattar
BC: Willow Crown | "Cat Key" | White Maurice
FC: The Hunt for the Se7enth Book Report By: Rama Alattar A ghost tale, a fantasy, and a murder mystery | Book by Christine Morton-Shaw | V
1: 2011 | Mrs. Malmgren Book Report Period 1
2: In honor of the Minerva Children and their Family. The Family full of tragic deaths. "God be with, God Bless"
3: Tragic Memories
4: Lady Harriet Minerva 1826. Beloved Lord Oswald Minerva 1856. Our Gentle Son Lady Nellie Minerva 1886. Fell Asleep Lady Edwina Minerva 1916. Sorely Missed Lord Thomas Minerva 1946. At Rest Lady Beatrice Minerva Drowned. 1976. Rip | Dead Children/Dcd.:
5: The one child that was sadly not loved was Henry Minerva. They thought because he had autism that he was different.He was drugged and killed by his father. Lord Henry Minerva 2003. Killed By His Father. Rip. April is Autism Awareness month. | Oswald | Beatrice | Thomas | Edwina | Harriet | Nellie
6: Characters and Character Traits: | Sally: Jim's sister: selfish, pg 6 "Sal immediately claimed the best room for herself." Jim: Sally's brother: ungrateful pg: 6 "........There was nothing in my room except an old collection of encyclopedias. Ugh!!"
7: Lord Luis Minerva the Third: kind pg: 8 "Mr. Brown and your delightful children--please do come in!!!" scary pg:9 "His eyes were dark, sharp and piercing." | Henry: Grandmaster's son: autistic pg 28 "Well Henry is autistic.
8: Other Important Characters: | Mom: dead, she was an Etymologist Ghost Children White Maurice: cat Dad: Jim and Sally's dad Mrs. Benson: cook
9: Mysterious Boy: Jim thought he was Henry because he never looked up when he spoke, and he had a lot of math intelligence. AKA: Einstein or Henry Minerva or THE SEVENTH CHILD
10: Setting: | Minerva Hall: where Jim and Sally "live" Maze: where Jim saw a mysterious boy Grand Hall: where Jim took the tour around the Minerva Hall Old School Room: where Jim saw the names of all the Minerva Children on the wall
11: Rose Garden Bear Pit: Where Oswald Minerva died and where Sal put the Bear Block Village: Where Sal begged her dad to take here and Jim to, here is where the found the Culvert Cottage
12: Internal Conflicts: | *Jim doesn't want to confess that Henry didn't go school, but he felt like he had to tell someone *Jim didn't know what or how to do to find the seventh child but he feels like he can't tell anyone
13: Conflicts: | External Conflicts: | *The village was about to be flooded * Lord Minerva drowned his autistic son *Lord Minerva fired Mr. Brown *Henry was killed by his father
14: Beginning: | Summary of Plot: | Middle: | End: | Jim's dad gets a job as the Minerva Hall Gardener. He figures out more about the Minerva family and starts to piece together the facts. Jim also meets Henry. | Jim's dad is laid of his work because of Jim's wandering around habit, as well as Jim got grounded.
15: Where is the Seventh?? | Jim starts to see all these ghosts of dead children. | Jim gets caught for trespassing while trying to find out who the seventh is. | Jim saved all the of the Minerva Land and the village from being flooded as well as finding Henry's dead body.
16: CAUSE | EFFECT | Sal borrowed Jim's Jacket and found the bear block Bartholomew wanted his employees to build a mill on the seven stones of Sevenstone Jim didn't know who was the seventh child was and if it was Henry, how would he save a dead person????
17: Cause and Effect Relationships: | EFFECT | Sal felt like she had to return it to the bear pit His employees refused to do so because they didn't want to anger the Gods Blind Meg took Jim down to the floor of the flood to find out that Henry died drowning and his body is in the water
18: Figurative Language: | *"She's as fat as a pig." Page 16: Simile *"Bring meadowsweet, with its baby breath......" Page 199 Personification *"...........you selfish , selfish pig!" Page 120 Metaphor
20: As everyone has a different opinion on books, I think that the book The Hunt for the Seventh deserves five stars. I liked this book because of all of its suspense. It will keep any reader at any age, on the edge of their seat, waiting to find out more. Morton-Shaw's The Hunt for the Seventh has extraordinary clues that suspense the readers and the characters, trying to find out who the seventh is and what will happen next. I give this book five stars. *****