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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 sentenc

  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 stor

  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 re

  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 is usually good to pull me into the story but this story just made me feel yucky I didn't g

  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 power vilifying all Muslims because some are extremist terrorists honestly the extremist Christians running Ame

  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 and save them all I have read some of this author’s other works with my boys when they were young He writes youth fiction and is always age appropriate But I haven’t loved his other books like I love this

  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 little world outside of the speedi

  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 read and watched numerous stories fiction and non fiction pertaining to our unit study This book is

  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 pi

  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 resent it a little than it deserves The author means well The author tried Nonetheless the author does not fulfill his responsibility to his chosen setting what for many people is a history they live in their m

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Milkweed

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 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 power vilifying all Muslims because some are extremist terrorists honestly the extremist Christians running America right now are a whole lot scarier Let s hope justice catches up to them and soonWWII in Poland young and old starving doing what they have to do to survive thousands of Jews being imprisoned massacred This book brought that whole horrible time up close and personal I lost myself completely in this world and as brutal as it was there were glimmers of hope in the kind

characters Milkweed

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 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 a world where he must steal and become virtually invisible to survive It s a uick read I read it in one day It is the boy s innocent and honest view of the world around him during one of the most horrific times in history that kept me turning the pages The boy s innocenc

Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub À Jerry Spinelli

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 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 bombs fall and the Jackboots march in their perfect rows It s not just a story It s your story because you re in it The characters the plot the setting the details the dialogue all pitch perfect I had to read the whole book in one sitting You lived and breathed with the characters sharing their laughter triumph tears and the hopelessness of their world You start believing in bread in running in angels You see why they say mothers aren t real and neither are oranges Real

  • Paperback
  • 208
  • Milkweed
  • Jerry Spinelli
  • English
  • 09 January 2017
  • 9780440420057

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