Presentation on theme: "By: Geoff Herbach Published by: Sourcebooks fire Year of publication: 2013 Project By: Shannon Anderson."— Presentation transcript:
By: Geoff Herbach Published by: Sourcebooks fire Year of publication: 2013 Project By: Shannon Anderson
Introduction to Novel Setting: Starts off in the kitchen of Felton’s (main character) home. First Key Events: Felton is overwhelmed with college brochures from recruiters His mother Jerri is going back to college to learn accounting Felton goes on college visits
Protagonist – Antagonist Felton Reinstein-(protagonist) a star high school football player who is wanted by many different colleges. His father hung himself when he was little Felton is his own bad guy. He fights with himself in the story. Therefore, he is his own antagonist.
Central Conflict Who is involved? Felton and himself Problem? Felton tries to justify his existence in the world and is faced with many obstacles. What does he do? Does he go to drinking? Does he become a even worse? Does he end up just like his father? Dead?
Minor Characters Jerri: Felton’s mom who has change since the death of her husband. Gus: Felton’s smart best friend who helps get through the craziness of his senior year. Andrew: Felton’s younger brother.
What’s the Buzz? “This book has the power to change perspective.” http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/769867040 http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/769867040 “I consider myself lucky if a book has 1 or 2 characters that I love but I tell you Geoff Herbach has a gift for crafting memorable, unique and evoking characters.” http://www.wordsathome.ca/2013/06/review-and- giveaway-of-im-with-stupid-by-geoff-herbach.html http://www.wordsathome.ca/2013/06/review-and- giveaway-of-im-with-stupid-by-geoff-herbach.html
What do I think? I personally loved this book! It was funny while still being full of depth and personality. The storyline was very unique and captivating! I would definitely recommend this to all of my friends. This is one of the best books I've read in a while.