2018年12月6日木曜日

BR 02-9: Next door to love

"When you want to do something, just do it. Don't stop and think! Don't wait! Just do it." (p.29)


 This book's heroine is Stella. She went together with a man who chased after women. So, she doesn't want to go together with new a man. At that time, a man move to next door to her. His name is Tony. He is very tall and have black hair. Her friends Janet recommends him. However, Stella is not enthusiastic about going together with a new man. She is afraid of betrayal. One day, she hears his voice as if he is afraid of something. Why he is afraid of? She worries about him and inquire reasons. Do they develop a personal relationship? A new character comes into this book!

 I am lured into the fun of this book. Please red read it!

Johnson Margaret. (2005). Next door to love. London: Cambridge.

2018年12月4日火曜日

BR 02-8: Mulan

You can join the army and save our family name.(p.9)


 This book is about a girl Mulan who lived in ancient China. She lives with her parents, her older sister and her younger brother in a little village. One day, she is making cloth to sell at the market. Suddenly, a lot of people are running down the street. She follows them and she find a list which is written name. This list is about war. Emperor needs a very big army. She finds her father name on the list. He has to join the war. However, he is older. So, he must be died in war. She thinks that how to prevent her father from war. She thinks of an idea. She join the war instead of her father! Does she return home safely? What do you think?

 I know this book's name but I don't know contents. This is very interesting. Please read it!

Hardy-Gould, Janet. (2004). Mulan. London: Cambridge.

2018年11月28日水曜日

BR 02-7: Arman's Journey

「Arman's Journey」の画像検索結果You can live here again. (p.31)


 This book is about boy Arman who lives in small town. One day, he saw soldiers in front of a cafe on the way to school. They were looking for young men to be soldiers with them. At twelve o'clock soldiers come to his school. Why they come to school? This is because they find soldiers in the school. However, Arman didn't become a soldiers. So, he turn and run to the wall. He went back to his home. He told his mother about the soldiers. After then, he run away from his small town and he visited his uncle who lives in London. Was he able to visit his uncle? Finally, did he became soldier?

 When I read this book, I was so surprised that this book was so real. If it is real, I do not want children to be soldiers.

Prowse Philip. (2011). Arman's Jonrney London: Cambridge.



2018年11月21日水曜日

BR 02-6:Let me out!

'Hi! My name's Nolan. Nice to meet you. I'm a very good robot.
 Can I come home with you?'


 There are four people in this book. John is 30. He makes robot. Nolan is robot. He was made by John. Sam is John's dog. Mr. Peters works with John. This book is about life with robot and human. John made Nolan to help his chore. He cleaned John's room. Nolan was happy because John satisfied Nolan's working. Nolan could control John's room. He could rock the door, shut the window and so on. However, he had a problem. It was Sam. Sam did not work. Of course, he was dog but Nolan could not understand it. Sam did not work although John cherished Sam.Nolan started to think vanishing Sam...

 This book is so interesting! However, Nolan is so scared. I think that it is so scared that robot has his emotion.

Moses, Antoinette. (2006). Let me out! London: Cambridge.

2018年11月8日木曜日

BR 02-5:The baby day

"I was a bit worried when Mrs Ambrose asked you to bring Jasmine to school," 
he told his mum. But I'm glad you did

 


 This book's hero is Billy. Judging from his garments, he is maybe junior high school student. One day, Mrs Ambrose asked his mother to take Jasmine into school for the afternoon,because the class was a doing a project on 'Young and Old'. Jasmine is his sister and she is very young. Billy didn't happy. This is because his new classmate Clare teases him. That finally, Billy's mother and Jasmine came to school. At first, he worried her. However, she stood unsteadily for a few moments. Everyone was delighted except for Clare. Mrs Ambrose divided the class into three groups. The first group began to measure her. The second group tried to write down some facts about Jasmine. And when the third group gave her a paintbrush, the event happened incident happened....

 This book reminded me of memories of sibling's childhood. I used to mischief with my brother. Jasmine is so cute. Please read it.



Alexander, Jenny. (2001). The baby day. London; Person Educated Limited.

2018年11月6日火曜日

BR 4: The weather drum

 In the village, there was a man called Big Raven. Big Raven heard the people shouting. He put on his magic coat and he changed into a big black bird. (p. 4)


 Before I read this book, I assumed that this book was about people who live cold region. However, it wasn't book which I assumed. This book was about an old tale.Once upon a time, there was a terrible storm. There was a thunder and lightning and rain. People in the village were wet and cold. At such time, a man rouse himself to put an end to bad weather. So, he used magic and he changed black bird. Then he flew up to the sky. He came to village in the sky. He found old man and woman who played trick. How did he stop their trick? If you want to know this story's detail, please borrow this book!!!!
                 

Kerven, Rosalind. (1996). The weather drum 
London : Cambridge.

2018年10月31日水曜日

BR3:Ghosts! Ghostly tales from folklore

Do you believe in ghosts?  (p. 5)


 I chose this book since my classmate recommended me. This is because today is Halloween! Some people dress up ghost, zombie and so on in Halloween. This book matches Halloween. Then, I return to the subject. This book consists of short pieces. For example, The haunted house, Susie and so on. I was very surprised at A little green bottle. This short story's character is Kate. She was girl who liked to pick on Joe who was her classmate. She robbed his properties. However she got sick and....

 After I read this book, I don't want to meet ghosts. If you are interested in ghosts, please read it!
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Schwartz, Alvin. (1991). Ghosts! Ghostly tales from folklore America : Harper Collins Publishers.