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Whipping Boy (The) Study Guide


The Whipping Boy

by Sid Fleischman

Jemmy dreams of returning to the streets, away from the castle and Prince Brat, but when the two boys are held hostage by notorious outlaws, they must trust each other. . .or else!

Barbara's Notes: This 'rollicking adventure' is better written than most literature at this level. We are treated to similes and metaphors masterfully woven into the action. Perfect for multilevel use. (Grades 3, 4, 5)

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Book Summary 89 pages
Book Category Adventure
Theme Trust
Setting Middle Ages
Novel Study Highlights 7 units
Spelling-Vocabulary Difficult
Critical Thinking Adverbs, adjectives
Biblical Focus Obedience, avoiding evil
Related Studies Kings, kingdoms, castles, social issues