Book Review Unit 3: Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

Book Summary: Sophie is a fish out-of-water after her family’s move to her late uncle’s run-down farm in a very small, very white community. To deal with her boredom and loneliness, Sophie begins writing letters to her deceased Abuelita, which is where we first hear of the appearance of some very strange chickens.  After the … Continue reading Book Review Unit 3: Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

Book Review Unit 2: They Were Strong and Good

Title: They Were Strong and Good Book Summary: Lawson traces the history of his immigrant maternal and paternal great-grandparents and grandparents as they weave the fabric of America by contributing in ordinary ways and having many children.  Lawson describes the struggles of ancestors as representative of all Americans in the way they built our country through … Continue reading Book Review Unit 2: They Were Strong and Good