Summary [ Milkweed epub ] by Jerry Spinelli


  • Paperback
  • 208
  • Milkweed
  • Jerry Spinelli
  • English
  • 10 August 2019
  • 9780440420057

10 thoughts on “Milkweed

  1. says:

    I initially read this book to determine whether it was appropriate for my 11 year old daughter to read Although it is considered a YA novel any book fiction or non fiction with a theme centered around the holocaust is a novel I want to preview before allowing my child to absorbI was immediately drawn to the short sentence structure and uick action From the beginning the reader is drawn into an eight year old orphan boy's innocent view of

  2. says:

    I hope that nobody will look at me funny when I say that I love reading WWIIHolocaust stories I do I'm drawn to the stories of the people I want to know what it is in us that makes us so cruel to others I'm fascinated by people's stories real or fiction I don't think that they should be ignored or forgotten and acknowledging them

  3. says:

    This is the first Jerry Spinelli book that I have read I bought Stargirl at the same time and after reading Milkweed I am excited to start reading Stargirl Spinelli does well to portray the voice of a young orphan boy in Warsaw There are a lot of reviews about this and the book The Boy in the Striped Pajamas that

  4. says:

    I love both Maniac Magee and Stargirl but this book left me cold I found it unbelievable I didn't really care about the characters Spinelli i

  5. says:

    What a powerful book 45 starsIt's so hard to imagine thousands of people being murdered because of the religion they choose to practice However as we read today's headlines and we see people many of whom are in positions of great p

  6. says:

    I loved loved this book It was so well written and I completely fell in love with the characters I wanted to leap through the pages an

  7. says:

    I would venture that this is a read alike for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Set in Poland during World War II Milkweed is told through the uniue perspective of one of those lost through the cracks kids Our MC Misha for all intents and purposes is a thief a runner an orphan a gypsy with no memory of his life before the story begins He steals food to survive and has zero awareness of what is going on in his litt

  8. says:

    It's taken me a little while to put into words a review for this book My son and I have been studying WW2 and the Holocaust We have

  9. says:

    There's something special something real about Jerry Spinelli's books His style of writing is one of my absolute favourites You don't just read his books You get inside the pages and stand on the street corner while the pickpockets run the b

  10. says:

    Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli is another disappointing addition to recent Holocaust fiction which has made its way into classrooms displacing worthwhile and significant works of fiction and non fiction Perhaps that makes me

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All to be nobodyNewbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli takes us to one of the most devastating settings imaginable Nazi occupied Warsaw of World War II and tells a tale of heartbreak hope and survival through the bright eyes of a young orphan From the Hardcover edition. It s taken me a little while to put into words a review for this book My son and I have been studying WW2 and the Holocaust We have read and watched numerous stories fiction and non fiction pertain

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O wants to be a Nazi some day with tall shiny jackboots and a gleaming Eagle hat of his own Until the day that suddenly makes him change his mind And when the trains come to empty the Jews from the ghetto of the damned he’s a boy who realizes it’s safest of. I loved loved this book It was so well written and I completely fell in love with the characters I wanted to leap through the pages and save them all I have read some of this author s other works

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He’s a boy called Jew Gypsy Stopthief Runt Happy Fast Filthy son of Abraham He’s a boy who lives in the streets of Warsaw He’s a boy who steals food for himself and the other orphans He’s a boy who believes in bread and mothers and angels He’s a boy wh. This is the first Jerry Spinelli book that I have read I bought Stargirl at the same time and after reading Milkweed I am excited to start reading Stargirl Spinelli does well to portray the voice o


About the Author: Jerry Spinelli

When Jerry Spinelli was a kid he wanted to grow up to be either a cowboy or a baseball player Lucky for us he became a writer insteadHe grew up in rural Pennsylvania and went to college at Gettysburg College and Johns Hopkins University He has published than 25 books and has six children and 16 grandchildrenJerry Spinelli began writing when he was 16 — not much older than the hero of his