The Firework Master: A Review of Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen

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The Firework Master: A Review of Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen

The Firework Master: A Review of Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Wojciech J. Karolak’s Words on Fire is a historical fiction novel set-in 19th century Lithuania, during the Russian occupation and Lithuanian rebellions of 1831 and 1863. The story tracks two people: a 12-year-old girl, as she tries to survive as a book smuggler, and her present-day descendant who decides to travel back in time to uncover.

In the late 19th century Lithuania, a country situated on the Baltic Sea was the set of words on fire. It has a complicated history with connections to many other Eastern European countries.

Lithuania is a country in the Baltic region of Europe. This small country has been occupied by Russian forces 3 times in its history, most recently in 1940. Lithuania was under Soviet control until 1990 when it regained its independence. The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is what Poland and Lithuania once were before they became separate countries.

The Firework Master: A Review of Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen

About Words on Fire:

Words On Fire is a book written by Jennifer A. Nielsen, the author of the New York Times bestselling series The Ascendance Trilogy. Audra is the Main character in Words on fine. Audra lives with her parents who are book smugglers and they get arrested at the very beginning of the story. Audra is then sent to live with her grandparents and she has to adjust to a new life without her parents. Audra is then sent to live with her grandparents, and she has to adjust to a new life without them.

The Firework Master: A Review of Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Plot Summary:

Audra is a little girl that lives in a small village on the side of a mountain with her father. The father is an herbalist and is one of the few healers in the village. One night, he gets up to travel to another village for midsummer festivities, but before he leaves, he tells Audra about The Stream. He says that if she stands with her back against the mountain,

He tells her mother that he is going with his friends to pick up some pizza and asks if Audra can come. Her mother says that she might get lost and it is dangerous.

Audra’s mother tells her story of how her husband left to go on a trip and never returned. Her father was a magician and often left the village to perform in other villages.

Audra’s mother is a strong woman, she watches over her daughter with a hawk-like eye. Audra has to sneak out of the house so she can visit her friends. She has a curfew and must return before then or face the consequences. In this story, Audra’s mother relents, agreeing to allow Audra to go but warning her that she must follow their rules. Audra

The Lithuanian people in the 18th century were under a lot of pressure. This pressure was put on them by the Russians who wanted Lithuania to be a part of Tsarist Russia. The Lithuanians pushed back against this and tried to maintain their culture and language. In 1830, there was a rebellion against the Russians which lead to the ban of Christianity and the Lithuanian language in schools.

The Firework Master: A Review of Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Main Character In words on fire:

Audra is a twelve-year-old girl who lives in a world where books are illegal. Her parents are book smugglers who have been arrested and she has to go on the run with her best friend, Olly. She meets some new friends and starts to learn about the power of words.

The novel is set in a world where books are illegal and her parents were caught smuggling them, so she has to go on the run with her best friend Olly. She meets some new friends and starts to learn about how powerful words can be.