This book truly warms and breaks my heart. It’s one of my favourite life-tragedy books, as well as Hey Kiddo (review in my blog). The author showed the true aspect of Indian girls. Koly is thirteen and she is sold off for marriage with a “man”, who was actually just a sick boy in need of money. The ending was my favourite part (no spoilers, I promise), since all ends are tied.
That was the review for “Homeless Bird”, since we don’t have it in the library.
"This book is a real story, a real honest story, that tweens and teens will enjoy.
The dramatic plot begins when Jarrett, the author and the main character, learns that her mother is a drug addict.
He goes through trouble and adventures that fo..."
"'Another holocaust book,' you would think.
I think not!
This book is not in the usual perspective of the Jews. This book is in the perspective of a German boy, Bruno, who's father is a German soldier.
One day, Bruno finds Maria, the house maid..."
"This amazing book by Elizabeth Acevedo shows, not tells, us about Xiomara, who is a complicated character, who we can easily relate to. I, thankfully, don’t have a fear about speaking aloud in front of people about my work. Xiomara, unfortunately,..."