All the Bright Places | Study Guide

Jennifer Niven

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Part 1, Chapters 1–2 Theodore Finch is atop a bell tower at his high school, "on a narrow ledge six stories above the ground." He imagines ... Read More
Part 1, Chapters 3–4 Theodore Finch is in U.S. Geography, a class he shares with Violet. Violet arrives late and accidentally drops her thi... Read More
Part 1, Chapters 5–6 Violet attends a party accidentally. Amanda Monk has told her that it will be "just us" and two other girls. When Viol... Read More
Part 1, Chapters 7–9 Sunday morning. Violet Markey receives an e-mail notifying her that the domain name for the site she shared with her s... Read More
Part 1, Chapters 10–11 Finch feels an urge to reinvent himself—again. He meets Charlie Donahue and Brenda Shank-Kravitz at Goodwill. Brenda t... Read More
Part 1, Chapters 12–14 Dinner at the Finch household has Theodore Finch telling his mother what he learned today day is that "there is good i... Read More
Part 1, Chapters 15–17 Saturday morning Violet wakes to find Finch on her lawn. They talk and ride their bikes to school, and along the way, ... Read More
Part 1, Chapters 18–20 Finch "think[s] up epitaphs" for people as they drive. Violet asks what his would be and he says, "Theodore Finch, in ... Read More
Part 1, Chapters 21–23 Finch is at his father's house, where he can tell, "something's wrong." At dinnertime, Finch volunteers to go fetch hi... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 24–26 Violet notes that Finch has been absent from school for a week and rumors abound. She points out that the gossip magaz... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 27–29 Violet wakes to find Finch having breakfast with her parents. Finch has already explained to them that Violet's cuttin... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 30–32 Violet meets her school counselor, Mrs. Kresney, and tells her she's doing much better. Violet isn't having nightmares... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 33–34 The characters go to Finch's house. Finch and Violet speak briefly about being on the ledge of the bell tower the day ... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 35–36 Violet wakes next to Finch in the Purina Tower and, after a few moments, realizes she "never went home or called [her]... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 37–39 Finch moves into his walk-in closet. The rest of the chapter is a list of "Eight Steps to Surviving Quicksand." He thi... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 40–42 Finch plays in the snow with his sister Decca, and then they go to their father's house. While there, Finch gets a mes... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 43–44 Finch discovers that the "Nest Houses" he came to see are gone. Finch remembers the cardinal that died from flying int... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 45–47 Violet hasn't heard from Finch for three days. She lies and says she's going to her friend Shelby Padgett's house and ... Read More
Part 2, Chapters 48–50 Violet arrives to see Finch, who looks different again. His room is still bare, and his eyes "are brighter than the ot... Read More
Part 3, Chapters 51–53 On Easter Sunday Violet and her parents drive to where Eleanor Markey was killed. She sees a license plate and a "smal... Read More
Part 3, Chapters 54–55 Violet prepares for Finch's funeral. Her parents want to go with her, but she has refused them. Violet notes that they... Read More
Part 3, Chapters 56–57 The first spot on the list is Milltown. At Milltown is "Devils Hollow," and the trees there are filled with shoes. Vio... Read More
Part 3, Chapters 58–59 Violet has to drive past the Blue Hole to reach Farmersburg. There are "133 'places of worship'" in the town. She is i... Read More
Author's Note The three-page author's note recounts the author's personal experience with the subject matter. Her great-grandfather "d... Read More
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