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  • A List of Cages
  • By: Robin Roe
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • "'It's me,' he says. 'Adam.'" (15)
  • "For just a second, I feel a burst of pure happiness." (15)
  • "'So he decides to have Julian move when we've got, what, a month left of school? Does that make sense to you?'"(203)
  • "I awake to throbbing pain. My elbows and shoulders and knees ache, worse than even the stinging cuts on my skin." (203)
  • A Presentation by: Ryleigh Rose
  • "My ears ring like a sonic blast jus split the air... I can't move. Julian is inside the trunk." (222)
  • Exposition Adam, who was once Julian's foster brother meets him once again in the hallway of his high school. Adam took a job shadowing the school's psychiatrist, who happens to be Julian's lifeline at school.
  • "And I see it all at once-all the things that have kept me trapped. Not just Russell, but me- my fears. (274)
  • "It's official- my mom's been granted temporary custody of Julian." (272)
  • Rising Action As Julian and Adam start slowly spending more time together, Adam begins to learn about Julian's home life, and the abuse that happens.
  • "I see the gun. Charlie and I all move at the same time-but Russell's faster. Charlie tackles him like a linebacker and there's another firecracker blast... when Charlie and Russell fall... both of them lie still, the front of their shirts blooming blood. (300)
  • Climax Adam finally decides to go to Julian's uncle, Russell's, house. What he finds is Julian locked in a trunk. He has been locked in there for about two weeks. Adam rushes Julian to the hospital.
  • "My pulse is in my ears. My sweat is in my nose. I can't breathe." (249)
  • Falling Action Adam's mother gains temporary guardianship over Julian. Russell has ran away from the police, since the truth about him has come out.
  • Resolution Adam's mom throws a party to welcome Julian to the family, and Russell shows up to snatch Julian with a gun. Russell and Adam's best friend, Charlie, get into a fight, and Charlie ends up shooting and killing Russell.
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