Great book; about a Chinese-American boy growing up in Seattle during WWII -- love story against the odds, very cute
"some books are meant / to be read just like this / alone, with the evening, / a bowl of fruit ripening / waiting for the reader / to grow hungry, but / she won't, the book / will devour her, / and it / will soon / become / morning."
What can I possibly say about this book? It's one of the best stories and most well-written books ever. Bradbury, as always, relied heavily on his reader's information to fill in the gaps, and usually, I find that sloppy writing, but with this--with this story--it works; like a haunting nightmare hovering on the edge of your memory. Ah, great stories and fantastic writing make me swoon :D
Only read nine of these so far. I think The Glass Castle is next, thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law who is the perfect person to recommend a book. I wish I had her in my classroom to cater to the continual requests for good recommendations in the genre of (fill in the blank).
For the party, it is required that you dress up as a character from your favorite book. Books include: Novels, short stories, children's books, and play/musical scripts. Mangas and Comic Books are not allowed. Also, you are required to bring a copy of the book that you are pulling a character from. Don't worry, you'll get it back.