The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

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What is the main problem in The Indian in the Cupboard?

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In The Indian in the Cupboard, a young boy named Omri finds out that he can bring plastic figurines to life using a magic key and cupboard. At first, Omri thinks that it is magic and that the figure isn’t real, but he soon finds out that he is transporting the character from an actual historical event.

The central conflict in the story is Omri and his friend Patrick recognizing the severity of the situation they are participating in—the figurines they play with are real people that can be hurt or even killed. Omri learns the danger of bringing the figurines to life, but Patrick doesn’t really...

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