As a kid, I and many others, watched Disney movies and the Disney channel. The many characters, and their lives made us curious. Their personalities helped for us to fall in love. One of my favorite Disney characters was Ariel. She was born a mermaid and was a mermaid for many years of her life, but with the help of an evil octopus she was able to get legs. The story then unfolds as a love story between her and Eric.
Since Ariel had been swimming her whole life, her feet…
I recently read the book, Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. The two main characters of this book are Clay Jensen and Hannah Baker. At the beginning of this story we immediately find out that Hannah Baker had killed herself. She left behind seven tapes with thirteen stories on them and a map. Each story was about one person and how that person changed her life, up to the point of her suicide. The book details how Clay feels when trying to cope with her death and it…Continue
*SPOILERS FOR GIRL IN THE BLUE COAT BY MONICA HESSE*
1.5 million children were killed in the holocaust. Millions more were at risk of being killed. Girl In The Blue Coat is a fictional story about the Holocaust. Hanneke is a young Jewish girl who works for the black market. One day a client of hers asks her to find a Jewish girl who mysteriously disappeared from a safe haven. Her name is Mirjam and if she if found, she will be sent to a concentration camp. She is…Continue
Every Day by David Levithan took a new twist on the meaning of normal. By using the character, A, he was able to show us what it would be like living in a different body everyday. This character's normal is changing bodies daily, going to school and when A wakes up it is a new body. A wakes up in boy’s bodies, girl’s bodies, he really doesn't have a constant in life. Our normal is…Continue