There is a young girl named Heidi. Heidi has a different lifestyle from what any other little girl would have. Heidi is living with her sick mother, aThere is a young girl named Heidi. Heidi has a different lifestyle from what any other little girl would have. Heidi is living with her sick mother, and her neighbor Bernadette. Heidi finds a mysterious word in her moms vocabulary, and from there it sets her on a huge a journey in search for the secerets from her past life.
What I liked about this book is it is very mysterious, it always leaves you hanging. I don't know how I would be able to go on a huge journey, to try and find the mysterious, and questioning secerets of her past, and have Heidi worry about her sick mother on her journey. It's trumendous. Read the book to see what happens on her journey, and what will hapen to heidi's mother....more
Samuel is a 13 year old boy. His life is the forest. Which involve's hunting. He has grown up in the forest. The forest is his home. In this time, i' Samuel is a 13 year old boy. His life is the forest. Which involve's hunting. He has grown up in the forest. The forest is his home. In this time, i't has the American Revolution. Gary Paulsen tells the story of Samuel's parents getting taken away by the british, as slaves. This story is very heart breaking, and touching in many ways. Based on Samuels knowledge, he go's to save his parents. On the way of his incredible journey he meets this girl named Annie. Annie's parents were murdered in a terrible and heart breaking way. Samuel and Annie meet a guy who is sort of like a messenger, and acts like a spy. On the journey they walk into New York. The parents are barely fed, and are dying. I can't imagine if that was me. Just all the sadness, and the torture that boy is going through. See what happens if he saves his parent's in time....more
This book really grabbed my attention. Bethany is 12 going on 13, her father drops her off over 4 state's away. Bethany's father will not what so everThis book really grabbed my attention. Bethany is 12 going on 13, her father drops her off over 4 state's away. Bethany's father will not what so ever tell Bethany whats going on. Bethany's father leaves her with her Aunt Myrlie. Aunt Myrlie treats, and reacts to Bethany as she's her own daughter. Bethany is still a little freaked out by whats going on. Bethany is constantly trying to get a hold of her father. Aunt Myrlie, tells Bethany that she had a sister named Elizabeth. Also that Aunt Myrlie has a daughter names Josclyn. They also call her Joss. I't turns out that Bethany was just like her older sister Elizabeth. Elizabeth died in a car crash, Aunt Myrlie's Husband Thomas also died in the car crash. Aunt Myrlie, Joss, and Bethany's parents survived the crash. Joss and Elizabeth were very close. They both did what the other did, but they were very intrested in Gymnastics. Ever since the car crash, Bethany's parents haven't spoke to Aunt Myrlie since. Someone comes to visit Bethany and Aunt Myrlie, and will Bethany ever get another call, or see her dad again. Read the books to find out the rest....more