The name of my novel is Half Brother and it is written by Kenneth Oppel, the governor General’s Award-winning author of the Airborn series and the Silverwing Saga series. I had chosen this novel because my friend suggested it to me and said that it was a really good book to read.Another reason why I chose Half Brother as the book that I would use for novel study is because I have read the Airborn series before and Half Brother is written by the same author. When I read the Airborn series last summer, I thought that it was an intense, action-packed, and fun to read series. Every time I opened the book, I couldn’t stop reading. It was so interesting that I just wanted to keep reading and reading until I finish
In the book, Staying Fat For Sarah Byrnes,Throughout the book Eric had shown tremendous amounts of moments where he shows that he was devoted to Sarah. He is devoted to Sarah Byrnes in many ways. One of the ways would be when Eric started swimming and started to lose weight, but he didn't want to lose weight because he thought Sarah was going to think that he was going to leave her. Since Sarah was ugly and got made fun of a lot he wanted people to have something to make fun of him for so Sarah wasn’t alone. When Eric did start to lose a little weight he notice right away and wanted to change just for Sarah. Strong example for when Eric showed his devotion for Sarah, “ You saved me, Eric . God, remember when you first tried out for the swim team and you started losing all that weight and got scared I’d think you were leaving me? (Crutcher 178)” Despite the fact that Eric had other things of his own he needed to focus on like how he wished his father was there, Eric still stuck to sarah and made her his priority.
The book NightJohn is a novel written by Gary paulsen, a slave named NightJohn becomes friends with another slave named Sarny. John teaches her how to read and write and Sarny gives him tabacco. In slavery you're not supposed to learn how to read or write but that didn't matter to John. John and Sarny looked out for each other and tried to help other people because slavery is wrong and they knew that. Friends look out for you and teach you new things, be kind and treat everyone the way you want to be treated.
Maya Andersson is the daughter of Kira and Peter Andersson. She is fifteen years old and best friends with Ana. She plays the Guitar and hates the sport of ice hockey. Maya is in love with Kevin didn’t ever expect him to do anything wrong. Maya is a dynamic character and matures greatly from the start to finish. She becomes an adult during the story and learns that there is more to the world than just herself and Ana. Maya knows she has to be strong for her family as well as herself dealing with the tragedy.
The Book I chose to explore was I Survived: The San Francisco Earthquake, 1906. Author and illustrated by Lauren Tarshis. I chose this book because I enjoyed the previous "I survived" novel that I read. This book is a Non-Fiction book because the events that occur in this book actually happened. Leo was an actual kid who experienced so much disaster that no one should have to go through. He couldn 't even scream because he was choking on dust and barley move because he was being crushed be falling bricks.
“You saved him!” “You saved him!” the crowd shouted. A book written by Dave Barry called, The Worst Class Trip Ever which is about an eighth grader on a class trip to Washington D.C. The book has many characters with very different personalities. The book has unexpected twists and turns throughout it. The novel involves kidnappers, a dragon and (of course) the 5 children from Miami that know nothing about what they’re getting into.
In this novel, the character Minny Jackson comes across many obstacles. As the novel, goes on she eventually begins to find herself more, and gets the courage to finally free herself from the power of her husband, Leroy, as well as Miss Hilly. When you find you find confidence and strength, you can get out of a bad situation.
Dexter Green, and Jay Gatsby were two very wealthy, young men who both strove to be in the highest attainable social class, and to marry the girl they have sought over for years. The characters from two of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novels are near identical in many aspects. Although they are very similar, they are extremely different. Both characters had grown up very different. Both had attained wealth in two different way. Both had different a different love life scenario, and both of their lives finished out very differently. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, it is the story of Jay Gatsby and all of his greatness through the eyes of his close friend, Nick Carraway. Jay Gatsby was involved with the bootlegging business, and ties
Everyone is different. We all have our own personalities and we all take different directions in our lives. People often find themselves lost in this giant world and feel as if they can't share what they are truly thinking or feeling. They hide their personalities and shield themselves from the people of the world, and the quote "Character is what you in the dark." all the more true. It summarizes what everyone feels at one point or another in their life. In one book called The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick, the story of four girls and their mother's is told and how they too hide their "true selves" from the world and it truly supports the quote above.
I chose to read The Watsons go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis. The reason why I chose to read this book was because I find the Civil Rights Movement to be a very interesting topic to learn about. I enjoy reading historical fiction books because it is very cool to see the story from someone's point of view. I also decided to read this book because when I was younger I enjoyed reading books from the I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis and I figured that since this was from the point of view of a younger person close to my age, but it was a little longer and a higher grade level, that it was a step above that series and those are some of the reasons I chose to read The Watsons go to Birmingham.
The book I chose to read was “The Glass Castle” by Jeanette Walls. “The Glass Castle” was memorable because it gave me an idea about the diversity of each person. The story was told through the perspective of a young girl who does not understand right from wrong because she believes what her father tells her. I think this book is popular because it expressed ideas that are typically thought of as wrong or ideas that many turn away from. The author included outstanding imagery that puts the reader into the shoes of the main character. Each event in the story was felt emotionally and gave me insight into the mind of Jeanette (The Main Character). Another reason I think this book is popular is because the story is based off of the authors childhood
1. Characters- Some of the main characters that appear in this book are Massie, Chirag, Serena, Adam, and Maureen. In most of the book Massie and Chirag date, but after Massie’s accident things aren’t the same.
The Yearbook Trilogy is a series of young adult novels featuring several friends in their adventure in high school, college, and Post College lives. Ally Condie, an American author best known for writing middle grade and young adult fiction authors the novels. The first novel of the Yearbook Trilogy series was Yearbook Trilogy that was first published in 2006.
BreadGivers storyline is full of different types of relationships. There are familial relationships between Reb and the females in his immediate family, Reb and his son-in-law’s, and the daughters and their husbands. These relationships express one of the main themes of the novel, which is oppression. The men in the Jewish religion are viewed as the “bread-winners”, even though this is not true. They are given priority over women in most matters, and are the ones that dictate every situation. Reb, for instance, thinks that because he is the man of the household that he can choose his daughters husbands, even if it means denying them true happiness. Most of the time they have no input into this decision, even though they are the ones that are
When reading this book, there were a lot of connections with characters from myself. One character that I related to was Clarisse Mcclellan. It seemed it like she always went the flow of life, as the same way I live. She always find a positive outlook on her situation, and loved everything that comes near her. She was my