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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 nove

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    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 wan

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    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 reading Stargirl Spinelli does well to portray the voice of a young orphan boy in Warsaw There are a lot of reviews about this and the book The Boy in the Striped Pajamas that say that it is unbelievable that there were children that did not know what was going on around them I rea

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    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 get the whole Candy man in the Ghetto Where did he come from In every story I've e

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    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 p

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    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

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    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 l

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    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 one of the absolute best Don't get me wrong the content is difficult unfathomable and just d

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    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 y

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    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 a

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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 mother s don t die And if the war ever ends and life returns to normal you see why if you ve always been a homeless thief there is no normal to return to It s a sad book sad and happy all at once I don t often find books that capture a world But this one did

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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. 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 reading Stargirl Spinelli does well to portray the voice of a young orphan boy in Warsaw There are a lot of reviews about this and the book The Boy in the Striped Pajamas that say that it is unbelievable that there were children that did not know what was going on around them I really disagree with these statements I have taught 5th graders and 6th graders that had no idea that we are at war with Ira So I do not personally find it hard to believe that this innocence or lack of knowledge occured even during the WWII Era with the Jews This was a great book about friendship and the importance of families no matter who they are make up of I think that it also shows us the importance of belonging Misha really didn t care about what group thieves orphans Jews Jackboots he belonged in he just wanted to belong

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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. 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 one I wish I had come across this particular book when I used to read to my boys It would have brought about a great discussion that would surely have given them food for thought regarding WWII and the lives of children I give this book 5 stars for many reasons It was well written it was age appropriate it had a great message it kept me interested and the author nailed the basic nature of humans in each character whether good or bad I usually never read reviews before I have written my own I can t believe how many people have written that this wasn t the best book they have ever read on the WWII and the persecution of Jews when they were not the intended target audience for this book It wasn t meant to be the best book ever written on WWII or the holocaust I think Spinelli accomplished the telling of this awful time in history in a manner in which kids would understand and even sympathize with without scaring them for life And I think that is saying a lot especially when I consider some the inappropriate books my kids have been given to read over the years Just sayin