Series Identifier: Lunar Chronicles, Book 1
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- Young Adult
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- Alcohol/substance abuse
- Feeling alone
- Finding Oneself/Identity Development
- Moral dilemma
- Power struggle
- Problem Solving
- Standing up for others
- Strong female role models
- Standing up for oneself
- Sacrifice for others
- Coming Out
- Foster Care/Adoption
- Loss (other than death)
- Single parent
-Cinder’s insistence on hiding her being cyborg comes across very much like deciding to come out as LGBT.
-Cinder stands up for others, even though she is less worried about standing up for herself. She’s often surprised when others stand up for her and support her actions.
-Shows examples of choosing between the greater good and one’s own best interests.
-Shows how different people grieve the same loss in very different ways.
-Cinder is able to persevere and use her talents to problem solve even when she is physically handicapped.
-Book includes discussion questions at the end to dig deeper into the subject matter and issues brought up in the story.
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