Lily's Crossing

Flyer by Kim Duncan

Lily's Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff

Lily Mollahan lives in St. Albans, England. After they move to Rockaway, she lives in a small house with her grandma, who she calls Gram, and her father, who she calls Poppy. After Lily's father returns from a business trip he receives news that he has to work in a factory making war supplies. Will Lily be able to live without her father?

Precept

"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."

Patricia Reilly Giff

The Type of Conflict This Book Shows is Man vs. War

This conflict is shown because Lily's father has to leave her because of the war; therefore, Lily is sort of versing the war.

pg. 33 "Where will you go? When..."

Setting

Rockaway, England

  • beachy vibe
  • hot in the summer
  • very cold in the winter

Symbolism

Lily has stars that represent her mother. Her mother died and she feels as if her mother shines through the stars.
WIND BENEATH MY WINGS (Lyrics) - BETTE MIDLER