Lost and Found

Book Report

Summary

Darcy Willis is in big trouble. And she does not know where to turn for help. First there was the mysterious stranger who started following her. Then there was the threatening not left on her desk at Bluford HIgh School. And now her sister has disappeared. Forced into a desperate race against time Darcy must take action to save her sister and her fragile family before its too late.

Author Information

The authors name who wrote this book is Anne Schraff, the series authors name is Paul Langan.

Publication Date and Genre

The book was originally published in 2002.

The genre of this book realistic fiction.

Setting

The mountains - where jamee was found.

Home- where most of the conflict occured

Bluford High School- where darcy was being stalked from the guy in the silver toyota. also when bobby threw her in her red car, then pulled a knife out on darcy. and brisana gets mad because darcy is hanging out with tarah.

The court behind the gym- darcy expresses whats going on in her to tarah.

Protagonist and Antagonist

Darcy is a protagonist, she is the MAIN character of this book and it all starts with her.

Bobby and his buddy are antagonist, they kidnapped darcy and darcy's friends had to save her from them.

Main Conflict & Resolve

The main conflict is when Darcy was taken by Bobby and his buddy. They put her in his red car and tried to escape.

They resolved the conflict by cooper rescuing Darcy from bobby and his buddy.

Subject

Darcy Wills is in big trouble. And she does not know where to turn for help. First there was the mysterious stranger who started following her. Then there was the threatening note left on her desk at Bluford High School. And now her sister has disappeared. Forced into a desperate race against time, Darcy must take action to save her sister and her fragile family before it is to late.

Tone

the authors attitude towards the situation was basically how darcy felt. She was in a rush to save her family which was hard for her because she was doing it all alone. And come to find out someone has been stalking her and she has to do another thing also. Save her sister and in that process she gets kidnapped. So you can expect her attitude to be irritated, hurt, or stressed.

Summary & Theme

Darcy wills is a normal kid in high school, she is very bright and doesn't have a lot of friends. Her best friend is supposed to be Brisana Meeks, but she doesn't really act like one. Darcy starts to realize that not all the kids at Bluford High School are all bad, and she starts to make more friends. Tarah, Cooper, and Hakeem. They all become very close and Darcy likes this. Darcy also has a younger sister and is always worried about her because she hangs out with the wrong kids and is getting bad grades in school. Darcy has to be the one looking out for her because her mom is always so tired from working, because she is a nurse and does the night shift. One day Jamee, Darcy's younger sister, comes home and is all beaten up, she has a black eye and bruises all over her body. Darcy starts to worry even more. Darcy thought it was the boy Jamee had been seeing. Well and if that's not enough for Darcy to handle lets add in that her dad that had left her family five years ago shows up. Darcy thought it was some guy trying to kidnap her and she calls the police. Then just when you think everything is going to get better the most unlikely thing happens, Jamee runs away! Darcy and her new friends set out and try to find her, when Darcy begins to give up on all hope she calls her dad. Darcy's dad shows up and said they left one spot out, the mountain they use to go to when they were all a family. So they hurry up there and start calling her name, then all of a sudden her dad stops....he stops by the tree that he named Jamee princes of the forest under the last time they went hiking before their dad left. So in the end Jamee is ok and Darcy has new friends, their dad is trying so hard to come back in their lives and all is good


The theme of this story is there is time when you need to help your friends, family and the people surrounding you.

Rating

my rating of this book from 1-5 is a 5 because this book is really good and it sends a really important message.