Esperanza is the richest girl in the town in Mexico because her father owns a huge ranch and earns a lot of money. But when her father is killed by baEsperanza is the richest girl in the town in Mexico because her father owns a huge ranch and earns a lot of money. But when her father is killed by bandits when he was traveling to buy some avocadoes at night, Esperanza and her mother are agasted. Esperanza's evil uncle comes and asks her mother if she wants to marry him so that the ranch can keep going and Esperanza can have a good education at a boarding school. Esperanza's mother refuses, and he says that she will regret saying that. The next day there is a fire that destroys the whole ranch, which was obviously set by the uncles, and Esperanza's mother agrees to marry him. But the next day early in the morning, Esperanza and her mother run away to California to do field work. While working there, Esperanza learns what real life for land workers is like.
This book connects to the world because many people can have lots of money, but then it doesnt last long. they lose their houses or their families and everything changes.
i rated this book 5 stars because it has a lot of description of all the events in the book. it is a sad storie but you learn a lot from it. i recommend it to everybody...more
this book is about a girl named kesha and she was Andys girlfriend before he died and now she is going through a hard time at school
her love of her lithis book is about a girl named kesha and she was Andys girlfriend before he died and now she is going through a hard time at school
her love of her life died in a suicide and she just cant ake it. she searches a path to see if she is just alone for ever or if she will find that 1 true love. she sees her best friend rhonda and her boyfriend b.j and she thinks why cant i have my true love like that. one day kiesha decided to take andy's little brother to a picnic that her school has every year. but he was sccared because his big brother wasnt there to protect him the ghost stories.
i rate this book 5 stars because it shows that comitting suicide doesnt resolve anything it just makes it worse. i would recommend this book to people who like to hear about real life things and problems that can happen. ...more
Jacob Have I Loved takes place during WWII. It is the story of a young girl who comes of age on a conservative Methodist Island on the Chesapeake Bay Jacob Have I Loved takes place during WWII. It is the story of a young girl who comes of age on a conservative Methodist Island on the Chesapeake Bay, an isolated island called Rass. The protagonist, Louise, struggles to find her way out of the shadow of her beautiful and talented twin sister Caroline. The Methodist tradition on Rass Island serves as a fascinating backdrop to the story. As Louise attempts to find herself and define her own identity she struggles with God, seemingly carrying her religious upbringing.
The text-to-self connection i have is that me and the main character have the same personality we are both nice and sweet sometimes when we feel like it andwe both have really close bestfriends. The only text-to-world this book has is that there are alot if twins in the world and there are alot of traditions everywhere.
I would give this book like 3 stars because it didnt really catch my eye that much and i got off task sometimes because i got really bored and also because this book is only for people that are really strong readers becAUSE i hardly understood what was going on in the book sometimes. i would recommend this book to people that love tricky books and for anybody that loves to challenge themsleves ...more
This book is about a girl who knows she is smart and her sister is smart also but she acts like she is dumb until she realzes that she isnt and gets This book is about a girl who knows she is smart and her sister is smart also but she acts like she is dumb until she realzes that she isnt and gets bad grades on her report card. Her friends are really supportive and they want her to do good in school. The girl is very smart and her sister is just as brilliant. she is learning how to get good grades.
Text-to-self me and the main character are just the same we both know that we are smart but we act like we are dumb. We are Exactly the same on the inside and out. this book also remninds of kids on the outside world because i know its not just me that acts like im dumb other kids do it to
i would give this book 4 stars because it was a really good book but it didnt really catch my eye like that. I would recommend this book to anybody who likes to make changes in there lives and for people that are doing bad on there report card...more
This book is about a girl named Malika who is constantly teased by the people in her school and her life isnt really the best. the people always teas This book is about a girl named Malika who is constantly teased by the people in her school and her life isnt really the best. the people always tease her about her color the way she dresses and the way her hair is. she doesnt really have any friends but there is this one boy that likes her and she is very suprised. what malika does too change is that she cuts her hair and tryed to look different but people still teased her about the way she looked Malika does not have the best like and she does not like it.
I have a text-to-self connection because me and malika are kind of the same like for me i am really loud and stuff in class and stuff like that but there is a side of me that is very quite and very like lonley. that side of me is just like Malika and i have been teased before and it is not a good feeling so i know what malika is going through
I would recommend this book to somebody who likes books about a teenage girl life or about kids going threw a hard time in there life or just in school. I would give this book 5 stars because i almost felt like the book was right in front of my eyes. I felt the pain in some parts and i really liked the book it really touched me....more
This book about a 2 girls that want to have the summer of there lives because one of them are moving and they cant have the fun they want because the This book about a 2 girls that want to have the summer of there lives because one of them are moving and they cant have the fun they want because the keep having really bad tornados and to much rain comes in. the finally find something huge that happens during the summer they meet somebody new and she is no normal human. text-to-self well one of the characters is very affraid of water( pools, lakes, pounds, & the ocean) becaues her parents died because they were in water & ii relate to her because i used to be like that i was afraid to drown in the pool so i never went in and i was afarid of the beach becasue of the fished in it. i would give this book 3 stars because it was very boring and i didnt like it that much other people might like it but it didnt really catch my attention. i would recommend this book to people who like alice hoffmen and who like books about mermaides. by:sharae...more
this book is about a group of boys wanted to celebrate after a basketball game and the got drunk and when in the car and got in to a car crash and th this book is about a group of boys wanted to celebrate after a basketball game and the got drunk and when in the car and got in to a car crash and the person who was driving andy feels guilty for killing his friend in the car acciedent text-to-self the person i would relate to the most in this book is andy's girlfriend keisha because she is that type of person who likes to help her friends and is there for all her friends and thats what kind of person that i am ii am always there for my friends i am just like her i would give this book 5 stars i thought that the climax was the type of climax that i like in book i thought it was explained really well i would recommend this book to anybody that likes books that are very well written and who ever likes book about teenage boys and biq climax's by: sharae hughes...more
This book is about a young girl and her family went to a celebration and something bad haoppens another tribe came along and took over the killed peo This book is about a young girl and her family went to a celebration and something bad haoppens another tribe came along and took over the killed people and the one girl that was saved became and went threw a whole bunch of angony. text-to-world back in the days like slavery time things like that really did happen people used to come and beat other people and kill them and do all types of things to make them feel teriiable and this relates to the book because everything that i basically just said really happened in the book so it is really similiar. i would give this book 5 stars because i could see everything happening very clearly and it was a very good book i thought how they described it was so live i would recommend this book to anybody that likes books about slavery and who likes books about very real stuff and who ever likes sharon drapper....more
This book is about a young girl who moved and needs to try & fit in with all the girls and just fit in the whole town. Almost every night she pra This book is about a young girl who moved and needs to try & fit in with all the girls and just fit in the whole town. Almost every night she prays's to god to tell him about her day and ask's him to do stuff for her. The wishes she really wishes for are to develop like most of her friends and for god to pick her religon. text-to-self margret reminds me so much of myself because we are exactly the same we always want to fit in the crowd no matter what it takes we are also the same because we care about our school work and we also have this little group that we hang out with all the time i would give this 4 stars i gave it these many stars because it was a really good book but there wasnt that big of a climax that caught my eye but the reason why i really liked this book is because it was by one of my favroite authors judy blume so i would recommend this book to anybody that is a judy blume or about young girls or teenage girls...more
this book is about a girl named stargirl who is new in school everybody thought she was because at lunch all the time she used to play with her ukule this book is about a girl named stargirl who is new in school everybody thought she was because at lunch all the time she used to play with her ukulele and sing to anybody if it was there birthday. the most popular girl in school didnt like her but after one day she became the most popular girl in school. A boy named leo really had a crush on her no matter if she was a nerd or aything they really didnt know they had love until the very end of the book.
text-to-world i relate this book the world because there are alot of people who dont if they have true love or not and it accures to almost everybody out there. Just like stargirl and leo thought they didnt have love almot everybody thinks that to but like at the very end of the book they both realized that they were made for eachother and that they didnt care what other people might say. they thought it just mattered that he loved her and he loved him
i would give that book like 3 stars because i didnt think it was atracting to my eye i thought that book was kind of boring but it wasnt that boring and it has alot of lesson learned in it that people really might learn from. i would reccomend this bookto anbody that likes girl fight or jerry spinelli or wholikes book about true love
This book is called Forever it is by Judy Blume the story is basically about a girl named Katherine who went to her best friend erica's party for new This book is called Forever it is by Judy Blume the story is basically about a girl named Katherine who went to her best friend erica's party for new years. she met a nice boy named Michael they both had alot in common and decided to hang out and have fun before they knew it they were both going to each others houses and doing lots of things toghther. They both went threw a tragedy.
I have alot of connection's to the character's in this book first my connection is going to be text-to-text this book reminds me of the missing face on the milk cartoon beacuse both girls had there little realtionships on the side with 2 boys. text-to-self the character i am most realated to would probly be erica becase i am always there for my bestfriends like she is. text-to-world this book realates to the world because most kids are going threw a tennage life with there problems.
i would recommend this book to anybody that loves Judy Blume books and who ever loves books that have a big climax and things about a normal teenage life. the person the recommended me the book was jamie and she made the book sound really good and i was really amazed and just had to read the book. i would give this book 5 stars because i was really amazed and had a reallt big reaction to the big parts somebody that likes teenage stories would really love this book by:sharae =)
this book was about a boy named Junior who is a native american and he lives on a reservation with his mom and dad and he is really poor. he had to t this book was about a boy named Junior who is a native american and he lives on a reservation with his mom and dad and he is really poor. he had to transfer school's because he wanted a future. so he went to a white school where he really didn't fit in. the main character in that book are Junior, his mom & dad his sister, rowdy his best friend, the setting really takes place at school and on his reservation.
the connection i would have to make for text to text is that this book reminds me of charlie and the chocalate factory because both of the characters in the book are both poor they both and they both go to the same settings in the book the text to self would have to be that i love drawing just like junior but we both know that it would not get us anywhere also text to world would have to be that there are a lot of poor people in the world
i would give this book 5 stars because it basically talks about a normal life of teenager just like me and we both go threw the same thing in the book at some parts. the person that reccomended me the book would have to be sadelle because it was a class book