Cynthia Lord The Book Rules

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Ka’alea Rennie

In our daily lives we face the fear of not being able to fit in with the popular crowd, or being unable to impress our “friends”. In the novel Rules by Cynthia Lord this idea is repeated constantly. In Rules the genre is realistic fiction. The events that take place in this book could easily take place in our daily lives. The author Cynthia Lord is a very talented author who has won the John Newbery Medal, and the Schneider Family Book Award. The book Rules was published in the year 2006 and won these awards in 2007. After Cynthia Lord attended college she became a teacher for kids in the sixth grade.

In the novel Rules a twelve year old girl named Catherine has an eight year old brother named David with Autism. Catherine

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