* TearJerker / NightmareFuel: The conflict of the book: the boy gets [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarlet_fever Scarlet fever]]. Try being a small child (unaware of the concept of anti-biotics or the fact that the disease is now rare and treatable, etc.) hearing or reading the story and finding out that a character around your age has a disease, it is possibly fatal and afterwards his toys are burned.