Summary Of Theodore Boone Book Report

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BOOK REPORT 1 - FICTION

Name: __Leo Yuen ____
Class: _____9P____ (24) Deadline: __3/10/16__

Name of Book: ____Theodore Boone: The Accused__
Author: ____John Grisham _______________
Publisher: ____Hodder & Stoughton__________

1. Summary of the book: This book is about the 13-year-old law enthusiast, Theodore Boone, being accused of stealing from a computer store. This book talks about his school life after the other students started rumoring him stealing and how he used his extended knowledge about law to try to prove his innocence.

2. The interesting part of the book

The most interesting part of the book is when Theodore went to animal court as a lawyer for his classmate’s mother as she got into some legal trouble when her pet llama, Lucy, was spitting at the security guard in the flower market she worked in. I liked this part
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5 vocabularies (and their meanings) I have learnt from this book:

a. Pursuant: In accordance with a legal document or law.

b. Promissory: An insurance, containing or implying a promise.

c. Nonchalant: Not concerned, unexcited, casual.

d. Unanimous: Two or more people in full agreement.

e. Obituaries: A notice of a death in a newspaper with a brief biography of the dead.

4. 2 good quotations from the book and the reasons of quoting them:

a. “Like every false rumor, it gained credibility while being repeated, and before long it was practically a fact.”
I think that this is a very good quote as it is very true. If you don’t believe something at first, but later a few people start telling you otherwise, you might start to question if your belief is right or not.

b. “We all have our little secrets, and as long as they're harmless, who really cares? With time, the secrets often go away and things don't matter anymore.”
Sometimes white lies might be better than telling the truth. If it is truly harmless and it does good, it probably would be for the greater good if you don’t

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