Saturday, 28 July 2012
THE VALLEY OF ADVENTURE
By Enid Blyton
208 pp. Macmillan Children's Books. £4.99. (Ages 8 and up)
Rating: ? Stars
I like the book because its about adventure. These children like adventure very much.I can learn a lot from adventure because it brings you to different places and to learn more about the places. Adventure sometimes scary, sad, happy, and cool. the thing about adventure is about finding something like treasure.
My favorite part of the book is when the children found the caves.The caves were so strange caves that they keep looking at the caves and wondering what is the caves called. the first cave is so beautiful that they were like glittering icicles in the cave. Then the second cave was very cool because it was like night time and the stars are glittering on the sky. At last the cave of treasure.
My favorite character is Jack . Jack is Lucy - Ann brother. Jack is brave ,strong ,kind and the only one who can help to go home and find the treasure.He is the main character. He helps people who needs help.
the part that i don't like is when Jack shoot those men in the treasure room because i don't like shooting or guns.Shooting is part of war that is why i don't like shooting or guns.Its not good killing people ether!! i know he want to help but its not good killing or shooting and killing end people lives!!
The exiting part is when they came to the valley . it was amazing because they went on a plane to a weird valley.The valley was beautiful then people burn down the houses and some of the people too. It was a little sad about that. they found the waterfall too in that valley.it was an amazing valley ever.
My favorite setting was the valley.the valley is a beautiful place ever . it has a waterfall , caves and beautiful mountain and there is a beautiful treasure ever too.its a wonderful place because there is forest and and animals
Sunday, 15 July 2012
HARRIET TUBMAN, SECRET AGENT
By Thomas B. Allen
192 pp. National Geographic Society. $5.95. (Ages 9 and up)
Rating: ? Stars
My dad got me this book last year. For a long time it just sat sadly on my shelf as I am not a big fan of non fiction, but finally I took it down one day and began to read it. Unlike other non fiction books this one was so adventurous, surprising and amazing that it seemed more like a fiction book then a non fiction book, and kept me happy for a while.
This book is about Harriet Tubman and her amazing life full of heroic adventures. This all really happened one hundred and fifty years ago back in America, when black people where still slaves to the white people. Even though most of the white people were bad not all of them were and some extra nice white people like Elizabeth Van Lew even tried their best to help the blacks.
I think people of all ages should definitely read this book. The reason I think this is because it has the adventurous story that most little children like, but the kind of writing grown ups like.
This book has millions of morals but I have decided only to tell you the most important and easy to see one so that I don't give to much away. The most important moral is that it's not fair to treat people differently depending on the colour of there skin, and that as long as you always try your best and keep going that things will always end up all right.
Wednesday, 4 July 2012
THE DEADLY DESPERADOS
By Caroline Lawrence
288 pp. Orion. £9.99. (Ages 9 and up)
Rating: ? Stars
I got this book along with two others and because it looked like the best one I decided to read it last. Just as I had predicted this was the best one.
When I first started reading this book the author foreshadowed that the main character was going to die, but did he really? Well for most of the book it seemed like the main character was definitely going to die. However this didn't happen in most books so I doubted what the author had foreshadowed a bit.
This book is about a boy called PK Pinkerton whose foster parents were killed by the most deadly desperados. His foster mother tells him to take her medicine bag with him when he runs away as she lay dying. The rest of the book is about all the problems caused by what is inside the medicine bag. I took a deep breath when Belle Donne (a soil dove he met) threatened him with a gun if he didn’t give her what was inside his medicine bag. Although then I breathed out a sigh of relief when he wasn’t shot.
One of the things I really liked about this book was that it was my favourite kind of story an ADVENTURE story. This book is also a historical fiction book, it is set in Virginia City when girls wore corsets and you could trust no one.