In the book WONDERSTRUCK there is a kid who is semideaf and lives with his aunt and uncle, as well as his two cousins. His Mom had died in a major car accident. In the Middle of the night, he wakes up to his house lights turned on, so he walked over there to see what was up. In the house was the older and girl of the two cousins smoking. Then he told her to go back home and he stayed at his house and tried to call his dad who thought lived in New York, during the middle of a storm. Then he ended up getting struck by lightning while he was on the phone.
In the rising action, I put the part of the book where Ben the main character of the book decided to go on a bus to New York City.
Ben finds out that his father died from his grandma who he has just met and then he finally figures out that he had all the same interests as his father he never knew.
He is walking the streets of New York to find his fathers favorite book store. But When he asks if he is their He doesn't find his father but his Grandma.
He ends up walking home with his grandma and he gets to stay a little longer in New York With his Grandma as well as his great uncle.
When Ben finds his new and only friend in New York in the process of trying to find his father He finds him outside a museum and then his friend shows him many new secret rooms that he ends up staying in.