Thursday, September 10, 2015

Three Cups Of Tea

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Title:Three Cups Of Tea
Author:Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Publisher: Puffin Books
Genre:  Based on a true story

Three Cups of  tea is a great novel to all ages. There are three editions, original, young readers and the children's picture book. Greg Mortenson was trying to clime  the worlds second highest mountain K2 in his sisters honour   but unfortunately Greg didn't  make it to the top and  lost his way going back  down and ended up in a little village called Korphe.   But Greg thought he could do something else  in his sisters honour like building schools for children in need over in Pakistan and Afghanistan.  Greg is an inspiring man and he is very determined to do the right thing. If Greg makes a promise  to build a school he will do anything to keep that promise  like leaving his brand new baby boy and daughter to go and build schools over in Afghanistan. Greg is very loyal and trusting, Greg mostly trusts Haji Ali (head chief at Korphe).  Greg has gone to strength to strength building schools all over Pakistan and Afghanistan.  

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Holes 

By Louis Sachar

Title: Holes
Author: Louis Sachar
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Genre: Adventure Fiction, Satire

Holes is a story about this boy called Stanley Yelnats and going to this detention camp. Where Stanley has to dig holes every day in the hot and boiling weather. Stanley hates digging holes, so he decides to run away, will he survive? But.. Stanley doesn't know what this detention camp is hiding from him and  his friends.







Activity:
Make a peg doll of the main character









Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips Michael Morpurgo

The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
Michael Morpurgo

Title: Adolphus Tips
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: Harper Collins Children Books
Genre: Fiction

Adolphus Tips is an action packed and loving book. When her father is doing horrible things to Adolphus Lily decides to stop it then Adolphus tips gets lost in the middle of a war then Lily decides to find him she is risking her life to save one cat but it is all for love and care. 

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Out of  the Ashes
By Michael Morpurgo

Title: Out of Ashes
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Genre: Fiction

 On New Year’s Day Becky Morley begins to write her diary and sets goals for the new year. Later in the year her world has changed for ever. Foot-and-mouth disease breaks out on a pig farm hundreds of miles from the Morleys’ Devon home, but soon it comes closer  and closer. Will the Morleys’ flock be next?




Activity 
Make a symbol that represents your book:
I think this symbol represents my book well because there is a lot of dangerous things going on in the background of the book and it is intoxicating.