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I think that this not very realistic. People have their own ideas and thoughts. it would be hard to have an family in which everyone had the same job. Plus to have every bird come up to you is hard enough, but to have a wolf too. the only one she mentions in this book that are not realated to Ivy, the main charadter, are the tour guide, her soon to be boyfriend and her best friend. Even if she was homeschooled she would know more people then that. Not many people know everyone in thier family, or live with all them so why did the author choose to make the story this way. Overall this book was okay, but not the best.