First Name: Ani
Age: 12
Book Title: Paper Girls 1
Author: Brian K. Vaughan
Fiction Genres: Fantasy
Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting is in Stony Stream, which is a small fictional suburb somewhere around Cleveland, Ohio. It’s 1988 and Stony Stream seems like a calm town to live in, not much happens news wise until Halloween night.
List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.: Erin is the new kid on the block and has a younger sister named Missy who she is very protective over. She also decides to take on paper delivering, which leads her to meeting the paper girls. Mac is a cigarette smoking preteen with tomboy traits and a strong arm, Mac was also the first paper girl in Stony Stream. KJ (aka Karina) is considered the brains of the group and goes to hockey meets, she uses her hockey stick as a weapon later on. Tiffany is a gamer who can’t get enough of walkie talkies and attends the same catholic school as Erin.
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.: While delivering papers early in the morning after halloween (around five o’clock am) a group of what they thought was teenager masquerading as trick or treaters turned out to be a group of time traveling beings with a human resemblance and a few unknown markings, they steal Tiffany’s walkie talkie and bolt. The Paper Girls decide to try and find them and take back the walkie talkie, later on they find a mysterious machine and once activated, teleports them into the future.
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.: The problem was not solved, as it was left on a cliffhanger but I would liked to have seen more backstory about the paper girls and when they had met.
How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.: It mostly made me feel excited, and a bit nervous for the characters given their situation.
Star Rating: 4
Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.: It was a very interesting book, kept me wanting to read the next book. I would recommend this to people who are into alien stuff. 🙂
Book Report: Paper Girls 1 by Brian K. Vaughan