Okay so like I just adored this book because it was just the SWEETEST story because like love, loss, war, learning (I like things in a book okay don’t judge)
So this is sort of historical fiction because it’s based on the events that happened in Chile in the 1970’s under Pinochet, but there have been details altered, just saying.
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Lucky Broken Girl
By Ruth Behar
This book was the story of a young Cuban girl, Ruthie Mizrahi, who moved to New York after Fidel Castro takes over her home. Even as she learns to adapt, she gets into a car accident. Lucky Broken Girl is actually based on Ruth Behar’s childhood, and tells how she learned to cope with her struggles and pain after the accident with small pleasures. Continue reading “Lucky Broken Girl”
In a book set half a century after the Vietnam War, Mai’s experiences show just what an effect the war had on so many people, and how long those aftershocks last. Telling the heartfelt story from a teenager’s constantly changing point of view, the author shows how generations of people were affected by the war.
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Out of My Mind is a book to think about, process and learn a lot from. It helps see into the world of the physically disabled. Ms.Draper captures the feelings of an intelligent, but handicapped 5th grader dealing with any normal 10 year old’s difficulties plus a whole load more. Continue reading “Out of My Mind – by Sharon M. Draper”
This book is funny sad, and day-to-day life all rolled into one. Mia is an 8th grade girl with synesthesia, where you associate sounds, letters, and numbers with tastes, colors, and shapes with texture and patterns. Nobody knows that she has synesthesia. When she tells everybody, nobody attempts to understand her except her mother and father. Continue reading “A Mango-Shaped Space – by Wendy Mass”
This hilarious book by Sharon Creech is about an angel living in a stone tower, in the village of Casa Rosa, somewhere in the Swiss Alps.This angel’s peaceful town is soon livened up with the help of a determined girl named Zola Pomodoro. Continue reading “The Unfinished Angel – By Sharon Creech”
Anne of Ingleside is a beautiful book. It has a developed plot, complex wording, and focuses on different events of many characters’ lives.
There are many characters, but the main characters are Anne, Jem (James), Nan (Nancy), Diana, Walter and Rilla (Marilla).The Plot covers Jem’s wild adventures, Nan’s dreams and Imaginary companion, Diana’s trouble-making friends, Walter’s quiet thoughts, and Rilla’s silly antics.There won’t be a silent instant at all in this lively book.
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