Eleven
Written by : Patricia Reilly Giff
Presentation by: Mya Davis
Summary
The main character’s name is Sam. He is 11
years old, and he wants to find the truth
about where he belongs. He tr...
Characters
• Sam Mackenzie - an 11 year old boy who
wants to find out if he is where he belongs.
• Mack Mackenzie - Sam’s ...
Somebody-Wanted-But-So
Sam wants to find out if the newspaper says
he went missing but he can’t read, so he begs
Caroline ...
Recommendation
This book is a book that you and your family
will enjoy. I recommend it to 4th - 6th grades.
I give this 4 ...
About the Author
Patricia Reilly Giff
• Likes to make children’s books as well as
young adults books.
• She was born, rais...
My Excerpt
The excerpt of my book is when Sam is trying
to find his birthday presents in the basement.
He opens a box thin...
Why I choose my excerpt?
I choose this part to be my excerpt because it
makes the story mysterious, exciting, and it
makes...
HEY YOU IN THE BACK THERE! WAKE UP!
You are going
to like the
next one.
Do you like
CANDY?
You better have
been paying
attention.
POP QUIZ
Who is Mack?
How old is Sam?
Who is the author? What state does she live in?
Bonus(3 candies):
Name one out of th...
• Sam’s grandfather
• 11 years old
• Patricia Reilly Giff and she lives in Connecticut
Bonus answer:
It’s mysterious or it...
That’s it everyone. Don’t be sad.
GO SAINTS
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  1. 1. Eleven Written by : Patricia Reilly Giff Presentation by: Mya Davis
  2. 2. Summary The main character’s name is Sam. He is 11 years old, and he wants to find the truth about where he belongs. He tries to get Caroline to read it because he can’t read. He is so afraid of the number 11.
  3. 3. Characters • Sam Mackenzie - an 11 year old boy who wants to find out if he is where he belongs. • Mack Mackenzie - Sam’s so-called grandfather, who Sam thinks is a liar. • Caroline - an 11-year-old girl, who is friends with Sam and is the key to the mystery that Sam is trying to find out.
  4. 4. Somebody-Wanted-But-So Sam wants to find out if the newspaper says he went missing but he can’t read, so he begs Caroline to read it.
  5. 5. Recommendation This book is a book that you and your family will enjoy. I recommend it to 4th - 6th grades. I give this 4 out of 5 elevens.
  6. 6. About the Author Patricia Reilly Giff • Likes to make children’s books as well as young adults books. • She was born, raised, and still lives in Connecticut.
  7. 7. My Excerpt The excerpt of my book is when Sam is trying to find his birthday presents in the basement. He opens a box thinking it is his presents, but it is filled with newspapers and one of them has a picture of Sam as a little boy. At the top of the picture, lies the word “Missing.”
  8. 8. Why I choose my excerpt? I choose this part to be my excerpt because it makes the story mysterious, exciting, and it makes me want to find out what happens at the end of the book.
  9. 9. HEY YOU IN THE BACK THERE! WAKE UP!
  10. 10. You are going to like the next one.
  11. 11. Do you like CANDY?
  12. 12. You better have been paying attention.
  13. 13. POP QUIZ Who is Mack? How old is Sam? Who is the author? What state does she live in? Bonus(3 candies): Name one out of the three reasons why I choose my excerpt?
  14. 14. • Sam’s grandfather • 11 years old • Patricia Reilly Giff and she lives in Connecticut Bonus answer: It’s mysterious or it’s exciting or it made me want to read the rest of it.
  15. 15. That’s it everyone. Don’t be sad.
  16. 16. GO SAINTS

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