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The Red Pencil Amira, look at me, Muma insistsShe collects both my hands in hers The Janjaweed attack without warningIf ever they come run Finally, Amira is twelve Old enough to wear atoob, old enough for new responsibilities And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala Amira s one true dreamBut life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the Janjaweed arrive The terrifying attackers ravage the town and unleash unspeakable horrors After she loses nearly everything, Amira needs to dig deep within herself to find the strength to make the long journey on foot to safety at a refugee camp Her days are tough at the camp, until the gift of a simple red pencil opens her mind and all kinds of possibilities New York Times bestselling and Coretta Scott King Award winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney s powerful verse and Coretta Scott King Award winning artist Shane W Evans s breathtaking illustrations combine to tell an inspiring tale of one girl s triumph against all odds [PDF / Epub] ☉ Book Lover Author Jennifer Kaufman – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk look at me ★ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector PDF / Epub ✪ Author Delores Fossen – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Muma insistsShe collects both my hands in hers The Janjaweed attack without warningIf ever they come run Finally ➥ [Epub] ➟ Kholodovs Last Mistress By Kate Hewitt ➯ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Amira is twelve Old enough to wear atoob ❮Télécharger❯ ➺ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) ✤ Auteur Carole Mortimer – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk old enough for new responsibilities And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala Amira s one true dreamBut life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the Janjaweed arrive The terrifying attackers ravage the town and unleash unspeakable horrors After she loses nearly everything [KINDLE] ❃ If the Stiletto Fits... ❧ Wendy Etherington – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Amira needs to dig deep within herself to find the strength to make the long journey on foot to safety at a refugee camp Her days are tough at the camp [Download] ➺ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, By Cindi Myers – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk until the gift of a simple red pencil opens her mind and all kinds of possibilities New York Times bestselling and Coretta Scott King Award winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney s powerful verse and Coretta Scott King Award winning artist Shane W Evans s breathtaking illustrations combine to tell an inspiring tale of one girl s triumph against all odds


10 thoughts on “The Red Pencil

  1. says:

    I tend to struggle with books written in verse, but I quite enjoyed this one Though I definitely still had some issues here and there I feel like the beginning part of the story could ve been condensed and the ending could ve been expanded Other than that this was a beautiful story about a girl who s faced with with a life changing event and how she k


  2. says:

    Someday,when you marry,you will not need to read.A good wife lets her husband do the reading Due to her sex and upbringing, twelve year old Amira s options for the future are limited She is expected to marry young, raise children, and work on a farm in Sudan But changes are coming.My father tries to explain somethingthat istwistedthan a tangledskein of


  3. says:

    GO READ THIS NOW I ll wait It doesn t take long, but it s also a book to savor and reread A middle grade novel told in verse, I have never read something so powerful with so few words The sparse prose worked brilliantly, with not a word wasted This is especially important because of the subject matter The illustrations are evocative and rich pencil draw


  4. says:

    4 STARS The writing was so beautiful but heartbreaking at the same time The illustrations were a huge part of his story and blended so well with the verse writing style Amira is such a strong and determined main character and I admire her so much for her strength and drive, especially during such a horrifying time in her young life Andrea has a way with


  5. says:

    The one thing I enjoyed about this book is even though it was written in verse, it explained so much about each scenario Amira was in When Amira lost her voice from being traumatized, she was given the red pencil which represented her gaining her voice back She was also given a chance to have an education but girls didn t have the same right as boys to go


  6. says:

    Before I even start discussing about the book,I would request all my fellow bibliophiles to pick this up and read it.This is a book everyone should read.This is a fictional story based on the Darfur conflict in Sudan a war for land and property from 2003 that has led to genocide and the uprooting of thousands of innocent people from their homes and farmlan


  7. says:

    My low rating is mostly due to the fact that I never clicked with the writing style In the author s note, she explains why she wrote it in that style and it s for good reasons, so I kind of feel bad that I couldn t get into it Basically, even though it didn t work for me, I don t want to discourage others from reading it This is a children s book about the


  8. says:

    An important addition to any middle school collection Pair with Serafina s Promise Both eloquently portray courage in the face of diversity The art by the great Shane W Evans enhance the immediacy of the poems.


  9. says:

    Amira, her disabled younger sister Leila, and her father and mother have a fairly prosperous life in Darfur in 2003 They have a patch of ground with a garden, and a goat that has a kid Amira is envious of her best friend, Halima, who leaves their village to go to the Gad Primary School It is expensive to go, but what is holding Amira back is her mother s opin


  10. says:

    Pinkney s language is delicious, worthy of reading and rereading as she creates a vivid picture of the placid family filled life of 12 year old Amira and then a life that is tragically devastated by the Janjaweed militia and Amira s escape to a dead end refugee camp.I can t read realistic fiction that takes place in a real place that is still at war without wa


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