The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
Publish date: January 11th 2011
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
A sad and heart-wrenching story. I enjoyed this book; so much so that I didn't want it to end. It was well written but too short for the heaviness of the story. I had so many questions by the end of the book. With more character/story development I would have loved this book even more. Read more
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A sad and beautiful story of a young girl who survives. An examination of race and the adjustments that Rachel, a Danish/African-American girl must face when she moves in with her paternal grandmother. The sad truth that we are judged more often by the way we look than who we truly are is one of t...
Being of a mixed heritage myself, I was really looking forward to reading this book. But I really couldn't get into the book, couldn't get into the story and I didn't feel a connection to any of the characters. It just wasn't for me.
My review: http://youtu.be/eQnELcfL6-4
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