Inspired by a period of several weeks in 1943, when the people of Denmark smuggled nearly 7,000 Jews out of the country, this historical novel is a sensitive and appropriate introduction to the Holocaust for young readers. Ages 9 and up.
On Intel, Intelligence and Zuckerberg, Ekaterina Walter
Finished reading this for the first time not too long ago. What to say... I went through periods of cheering her on, and wanting to punch her in the face. It wasn't bad, but I'm probably not going to read it again without some sort of outside influence prompting me to...
Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. When Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now, it is time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.
Number the Stars Author's purpose, compare and contrast What makes people want to do the right thing even if there are risks?