Looking forward” is the message that runs through Woodson’s (The House Feathers. Jacqueline Woodson, Author. Putnam $ (p). Frannie doesn’t know what to make of the poem she’s reading in school. She hasn’t thought much about hope. There are so many other things to think about. A Newbery Honor Book A beautiful and moving novel from a three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Jacqueline Woodson is the National.
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Jacquelinw mother, who has lost a few babies, is pregnant again. Jan 08, Pages Middle Grade 10 and up. I especially liked the inclusion of a deaf character and an adopted character, both of whom feel excluded from the world or limited in the extent of their world.
A lot of depth in this little book. Everything was touch but not dive in deep enough.
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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jacqueline Woodson is one of my favorite authors.
But the whole time I read this, I thought of how it would translate to a child.
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Frannie is a likeable, imperfect protagonist and Woodson paints peaceful pictures of warm family life, which juxtapose the tension felt by many of the characters. It was not pretty for me woosdon my mother found out. The only “action” in the book is when the bully goes to hit another kid, misses, and falls down.
Open Preview See a Problem? I really liked this book and how it reminded me a lot about hope. She worries about the things that are wrong and goes through a normal range of emotions, but she doesn’t ignore her life.
Set in first person narrative the story tells about fifth grader Frannie and the affect that a poem read at school has on her. Who or what has influenced your writing? I wish we saw more characters with those qualities, but even more fleshed-out.
There was so much beneath the surface. A river can deceive you with it’s dark water; the murky, dark water makes I remember the first time I went white water rafting. Almost all her books deal with some sort of social issue that is important.
But then again, it was a very sweet story and still a fun and short read.
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There is also some kind of argument from two different standpoints about “believing”.
Some of the students believe that he is Jesus and others simply hope he is. Jul 04, Ms Mac rated it really liked it. Its setting in the s sent me on a trip to the past, w This book had a gentleness to it suggested by the title and the cover illustration.
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When we needed her. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. During all that is going on Frannie constantly thinks of the poem she read in class that said “Hope is the thing with feathers”. The March by E. Jan 17, Krista the Krazy Kataloguer rated it really liked it Shelves: Because really, when it comes down to it, we’re all people. Discover what to featherd next. Views Read Edit View history.