Jess Butterworth (Free or Read) Running on the Roof of the World – DOC, Kindle & PDF Read


  • Paperback
  • 280
  • Running on the Roof of the World
  • Jess Butterworth
  • English
  • 19 July 2019
  • 9781510102088

10 thoughts on “Running on the Roof of the World

  1. says:

    This is a great debut a race for safety set against a fraught political backdrop of protests and arrests in occupied Tibet Tash and Sam must escape across the mountains after a protest leads to their families being captured by the army The prose is short sharp and choppy but beautiful and evocative at the same time Jess gives a real sense of the setting and particularly of the animals with the two yaks being a real highl

  2. says:

    Beautiful to look at and easy to read this is the story of Tibetan children Tash and Sam Within the first few pages a shocking incident sends their village into lockdown The Chinese soldiers go looking for sympathisers and Tash's parents come under suspicion They are taken away and it is up to Tash and her best friend to get a message out to the Resistance to help set them freeI'd guess this was written with a middle sc

  3. says:

    Loved this Unusual setting likeable characters short chapters and a page turner of a story Loved the chapter title pages too

  4. says:

    Living under the rule of a Chinese occupation twelve year old Tashi sees her parents taken away from her small Tibetan home Suspected of being involved in an underground revolution to overthrow this rule or at the

  5. says:

    More like 35 stars although I think I would have rated this 4 stars if I'd been in the target age groupRunning on the roof of the world is an important story about oppression and not letting the evil done to you change you If you're aware of the situation in Tibet which has been going on since the 50s then you'll understa

  6. says:

    Trigger warnings self immolation gunshot wounds oppressive regimes?35 stars This is a solid middle grade story about a young

  7. says:

    E ARC from NetgalleyWhen Tash and her friend Sam witness a man self immolating himself in the market place in their small Tibetan town they are scared for many reasons The police frown on any activity they do not approve and punish the transgressors heavily Sam's father is so bludgeoned by his surroundings that h

  8. says:

    When Running on the Roof of the World arrived in my mailbox I didn't waste any time I dove right in It was just as good as I was hoping forWhen her parents get taken in for uestioning by Chinese soldiers Tash and her best friend Sam escape Tibet and head for India In order to get there they have to cross mountains dodge snipers an

  9. says:

    I wanted to enjoy this than I did and it had potential but ultimately it felt rushed and it wasn't the book I was expecting and so I finished it disappointedThis book introduced me to the recent history of Tibet which I am grateful for as I knew nothing about it before reading this book and to its credit it prompted and encouraged me to find

  10. says:

    I liked what the story was trying to be but something just wasn't there for me the chapters were very short sometimes a good thing and they felt bare like most of the detail about character emotion or setting or something w

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Jess Butterworth ´ 8 FREE READ

Running on the Roof of the World

Banned in Tibet Two words that can get you locked in prison without a second thought I watch the soldiers tramping away and call the words after them 'Dalai Lama'Tash has to follow many rules to survive in Tibet a country occupied by Chinese soldiers But when a man sets himself on fire in protest and soldie. Trigger warnings self immolation gunshot wounds oppressive regimes35 stars This is a solid middle grade story about a young Tibetan girl and her best friend trekking into India in search of the Dalai Lama Along the way they deal with soldiers and resistance members and not knowing who to trust It s compelling and full of action but I had a couple of issues with it 1 The characters are Tibetan but their names are abbreviated to Tash and Sam Whichit just made me slightly uncomfortable that their names were abbreviated to something that seemed Western You know 2 A big part of Tash realising that there s far going on in the world than she knows is because a man in her village sets himself on fire in protest And it s brought up several times in the course of the story But an explanation as to WHY someone might do something like that and an emphasis that it s not something that should be encouraged as a form of protest doesn t come until right at the end

REVIEW º eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Jess Butterworth

Join 12 year old Tash and her best friend Sam in a story of adventure survival and hope set in the vivid Himalayan landscape of Tibet and India Filled with friendship love and courage this young girl's thrilling journey to save her parents is an ideal read for children aged 9 12There are two words that are. This is a great debut a race for safety set against a fraught political backdrop of protests and arrests in occupied Tibet Tash and Sam must escape across the mountains after a protest leads to their families being captured by the army The prose is short sharp and choppy but beautiful and evocative at the same time Jess gives a real sense of the setting and particularly of the animals with the two yaks being a real highlight An informative and gripping story for older MG readers with an interest in the wider world Thanks to Orion for sending me an Advanced Reader Copy

FREE READ Running on the Roof of the World

Rs seize Tash's parents she and her best friend Sam must break the rules They are determined to escape Tibet and seek the help of the Dalai Lama himself in IndiaAnd so with a backpack of Tash's father's mysterious papers and two trusty yaks by their side their extraordinary journey across the mountains begi. When Running on the Roof of the World arrived in my mailbox I didn t waste any time I dove right in It was just as good as I was hoping forWhen her parents get taken in for uestioning by Chinese soldiers Tash and her best friend Sam escape Tibet and head for India In order to get there they have to cross mountains dodge snipers and survive blizzards Survival stories are some of my all time favorite middle grade books This is a great addition to my survivor collection that contains other titles like Snow Dogs by Terry Lynn Johnson and Hatchet by Greg Paulsen I loved the adventure the characters went on their strength their courage They set their minds on a goal and did everything in their power to achieve itThe other thing I loved about this book is the culture I don t think I ve ever read a book that takes place in Tibet before This book offers readers a little peek into their culture and the struggles they deal with The author also included some uick