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1 By: Shaquelia Mackins Library Assistant 2 nd period 2/18/11

2 Lois Duncan grew up in Sarasota, Florida Lois is also the author of 48 books, Lois has also written novels and non-fiction books for adults, including Who Killed My Daughter?, the true story of her search for the truth behind the brutal murder of the youngest of her five children, eighteen- year-old Kaitlyn. Lois is married to Don Arquette Author of the month Margaret A. Edwards award Edgar Allen Poe Award nomination Best Novel Award, National League of American Pen Women

3  Yes I liked the book because it was appealing to my age group.  My favorite part was once the conflict arose. When her boyfriend accused her of being on the beach with another man when in fact it was her twin.  I would tell my friend that if your bored and have nothing to do pick up the book but if not it would just be time consuming.

4  My character Laurie Stratton was a 17 year old girl who lived in the Cliff House on the northern tip of Brighton Island. She has two younger siblings (Neal her brother and Megan her sister) and was adopted although she didn’t know at first.  Gordan is Laurie’s boyfriend  Lia was her twin sister she that she never new existed

5  Song of the circus, On the edge, I Walk At Night, The longest hair in the world, Trapped!, Gallows Hill, Night terrors, The magic of spider women, Psychic connections, Who killed my daughter, Don’t look behind you  Daughters of Eve 1979(F Dun), Down a dark hall 1984(F Dun), Who killed my daughter 1934(364.1 Dun)

6  My book was about a girl named Laurie who was a normal teenager with a boyfriend and a clique. She had two younger siblings and her parents were still together although they worked a lot in separate parts of the house. Laurie’s life begun to take a curve when Gordan (her boyfriend) and others started seeing her doing things and being places that she herself didn’t recall doing or being. She started realizing that someone had her face. After her and Lia got acquainted she was informed that Lia was her twin sister and that she’d been adopted. From that point on after she started doing her research about her parents etc her life was never the same.

7  Laurie, Gordan, Jeff, Natalie, Mom and dad, Lia  Protagonist is Laurie  Antagonist is Lia  You need to know that Laurie was a average teen before she dated Gordan and became popular

8  The conflict of the story was when Laurie begun to realize that somebody looked like her and her twin sister (Lia) was trying to take her life

9  The rising action took place when Laurie got sick and couldn’t attend the last party of the summer before school started back.

10  Lia started causing chaos because others could see her and started believing it was Laurie doing everything. Once Laurie begun understanding what was going on she tried to fix it and learn more about it.

11  The climax was when Laurie begun finding out the truth about her real parents and her twin sister Lia. She begun doing research and started accepting the facts about what had happened and what was happening.

12  The falling action was when Laurie figured out what Lia was trying to do and why she had been haunting her. Laurie knows that Lia is trying to kill her and take over her body. Lia ends up falling because Laurie stops her evil plan.

13  Laurie was okay and her evil twin sisters plan of taking her soul didn’t work. Laurie lived her life happily ever after with her family. She didn’t regret what happened because she learned from the whole experience. In the end she wasn’t mad at her parents for not telling her the truth and her siblings loved her even more.

14  Duncan, Lois. " Lois Duncan." Biography Lois Duncan., Web. 20 Feb. 2011.  Duncan, Lois. " Lois Duncan." Images of Lois Duncan., Web. 20 Feb. 2011.  Duncan, Lois. Stranger With My Face. New York, NY: Bantam Doubleday, 1981. Print.

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