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Who was that masked man, anyway?

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Orchard Books , New York
Radio serials -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Fiction, Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction, Imagination -- Fi

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In the early forties when nearly everyone else is thinking about World War II, sixth-grader Frankie Wattleson gets in trouble at home and at school because of his preoccupation with his favorite radio programs.

Statementby Avi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A953 Wk 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1706527M
ISBN 100531054578, 0531086070
LC Control Number92007942

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InAvi published, "Who was that Masked Man Anyway?" a book that is set in America at the time of the Second World War. Avi's story is both entertaining and instructive to read. The main themes in this book are the use of radio dialogue, how entertainment helps people escape from reality, and friendship.5/5(5).

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out of 5 stars Who was that Masked Man, Anyway. classroom review. Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified Purchase. This was a enjoyable book to read by my low readers.

It was easy to read, fun to read in parts, and discuss dialogue in text. Since the book is out of print, it was exciting to see all the different /5(11). Gorged on an excess anyway? book radio drama, "Chet Barker, Master Spy" (a.k.a. sixth-grader Frankie Wattleston) drags "Skipper O'Malley" (Mario Calvino), his "faithful but brilliant sidekick," into a series of hilarious misadventures.

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Avi Historical fiction Review: This story is about a sixth grade boy named Franklin. Franklin is growing up during World War 2 and he fancies himself a hero.

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In the early s sixth-grader Frankie Wattleson gets in trouble at home and at school because of his preoccupation with his favorite radio programs.

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Frankie is so caught up in his superhero stories that he becomes /5. Author Avi, who grew up during this time period, was clearly influenced by the popularity of such shows. In "A Sense of Story," an article from Voices from the Middle, Avi shares that he was a fan of radio shows and chose to include them as a major plot element for his novel "Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?" for that reason and because of.

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It's the spring of in Brooklyn, and while WWII rages in Europe, sixth grader Frankie Wattleson—inspired by the heroics of The Lone Ranger and other radio show idols—sets out to right the wrongs of the world.

Frankie is so caught up in his superhero stories that he becomes.Get this from a library! Who was that masked man, anyway?. [Avi] -- In the early forties when nearly everyone else is thinking about World War II, sixth-grader Frankie Wattleson gets in trouble at home and at school because of his preoccupation with his favorite.