Looking forward” is the message that runs through Woodson’s (The House Feathers. Jacqueline Woodson, Author. Putnam $ (p). Frannie doesn’t know what to make of the poem she’s reading in school. She hasn’t thought much about hope. There are so many other things to think about. A Newbery Honor Book A beautiful and moving novel from a three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Jacqueline Woodson is the National.

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Add to Cart Add to Cart. The Evolution of a Natural Miracle. Another important doodson of this book that caught my attention is religion – in my experience, young adult books can go one of two ways.

Feathers is also short but addresses big concepts of “hope, healing, faith, and understanding”.

Books by Jacqueline Woodson. This page was last edited on jcaqueline Octoberat As I said, there really isn’t much of a plot. He falls short and breaks his arm. Good audiobook in terms of the narrator. Autobiography of a Family Photo Another Brooklyn Frannie lives in a community separated by a highway, where rich whites live on one side and poorer blacks live on the other.

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But what was the point. Unlike many modern protagonists, I went into this book with very low expectations, perhaps because of my dislike of Emily Dickinson. But the whole time I read this, I thought of how it would translate to a child.


Frannie’s clear sweet voice takes this all in, and lets it out for us, a feather on the br This is written like water, falling. Stay in Touch Sign up. The way she addressed the unfolding of religious and spiritual certainty or uncertainty for young people was authentic and beautiful. Woodsen’s tactic seemed to be “throw everything at the wall and see what sticks. Frannie’s got a lot of thinking to do about building bridges and why you might want to experience someone else’s world, to connect with someone totally different than you.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Either the protagonist is ultra religious and that’s their whole life, or, more commonly, religion isn’t mentioned at all.

However, since I went in with high hope, I’m not totally satisfied because everything was not fully discussed. I would rate this book a 5 out of 10 stars, but another reader might feel differently.

Initially, the river didn’t look like much; neither did this small, page book. Open Preview See a Problem? Tho, there is one scene that funny enough for me to give an extra half star. This is a very common plot in many books, no matter the genre of book. That kind of rain. It lets you explore humanness in a young girl thats refreshing to read about in the book.

Woodson introduces it through a poem that Frannie reads in class. None of the issues addressed in Feathers-segregated neighbourhoods, racial identity, the nature of faith, really seem particular to that time.


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Since I started listening to more audiobooks, I’ve decided that action-packed stories are better to listen to. Review aWoodsonas novel skillfully weaves in the music and events surrounding the rising opposition to the Vietnam War, giving this timeless story depth.

It was exquisitely written. Feathers by Jaqueline Woodson Frannie likes her neighbourhood, where she and her woodspn have everything they need.

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Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. The class also realizes that Trevor is also just a boy and that they shouldn’t be afraid of him anymore.

English Choose a language for shopping. Retrieved March 16, Jadqueline are these kids? She has a lot to hope for An absolute must for children which opens their eyes to critical insights about getting along with others.

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