The School Story Questions and Answers

The School Story

Themes of The School Story include independence and creativity. Natalie is a very creative girl who writes her own book called The Cheater. Her best friend, Zoe, is also very creative. She comes up...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2019 7:35 pm UTC

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The School Story

When Natalie writes a book, she decides to submit it to the publishing house where her mother works in the hope of getting it published. She knows her chances are slim; thousands of books are...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2018 12:04 am UTC

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Andrew Clements's The School Story is about writing and publishing a book. Twelve-year-old Natalie Nelson, whose mother Hannah works as an editor in New York City, learns from her mother that her...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2016 10:27 am UTC

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The School Story

Natalie Nelson is attempting to sneak a manuscript that she wrote into her mother’s office using false pretenses. This is the reason she feels like a spy in the office she has visited many times....

Latest answer posted September 14, 2015 12:09 am UTC

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There are several major factors that The School Story suggests are part of Natalie's motivation. First, it is clear that Natalie loves to read. Attempting to write a book is a natural way to extend...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2019 5:05 pm UTC

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Though at first, it seems that Natalie is the impatient one as she waits for Zoe to slowly finish reading her book, that's quickly revealed to not be the case. Natalie says that there are writers...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2019 3:39 pm UTC

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The School Story

In The School Story by Andrew Clements, two school girls, Natalie and Zoe, achieve the ultimate success when Natalie's short story is accepted for publication by the publishing house where...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2015 7:56 pm UTC

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