Publish date: March 1st 2007
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Pages no: 118
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, African American
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleA wonderfully written book that explores various aspects of race as well as family, religion, acceptance, differences and similarities, hope, and deafness/hard of hearing.The book maintains a great balance of simplicity and beauty, of childhood and mov...
Hope is the thing with feathers.Frannie never thought much about hope, at not until that day in class when they read the poem by Emily Dickinson. There were just too many other things that hope just took a back-burner to everything else that was going on.Frannie is wondering about the new kid in cla...
I am definitely in love with Woodson's works. I've read a few now and they are always so engaging and beautiful. Her writing style is fantastic and easy to follow. Her stories, though heart-wrenching at times, always leave you with a sense of hope and wonder. I love her books and the characters she ...
I was introduced to this author during class. I liked how the author shared on her website that she wanted to write books for children who did not find anything of themselves in the standard books offered in school.Feathers does a great job trying to combine religion and faith into a lesson for chi...
Feathers would make an excellent companion read to my summer favorite, Firegirl. Like in Firegirl, the main character is confronted with a person in her class who is different. Like in Firegirl, others in the class automatically reject the person who is different. And like in Firegirl, the main char...