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The most beautiful place in the world (2)

  1. 1. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN THE WORLD<br />Book Share By: Daniel<br />February 2, 2011<br />
  2. 2. BASIC INFO ABOUT THE BOOK<br /><ul><li>AUTHOR: Ann Cameron
  3. 3. PUBLISHER: Alfred A. Knopf, inc
  4. 4. DATE OF PUBLICATION: 1988
  5. 5. NUMBER OF PAGES:57
  6. 6. GENRE: realistic fiction</li></li></ul><li>CHARACTERS:<br /><ul><li>Juan
  7. 7. Grandmother
  8. 8. Mother
  9. 9. Dad </li></li></ul><li>SUMMARY<br /><ul><li>This is a story about a boy named Juan and his divorced mother who lives in San Pablo, Guatemala.
  10. 10. One day the mother fell in love with a man but when they got married they kicked Juan out of the house… </li></li></ul><li>I CHOSE THIS BOOK BECAUSE…<br />It was a short book<br />It had a sad beginning but in the end … (not going to tell you the end)<br />I felt like crying after I read the book <br />
  11. 11. MY FAVORITE QUOTE<br /><ul><li>(Page number) 14
  12. 12. Quote: “ You’re not alone. We’re here too.“</li></li></ul><li>Reading strategies <br />Text to world <br />I checked Google maps so I can find out if San Pablo, Guatemala is a real place and the way the author described it. <br />Text to self <br />This reminded me about the street children that were abandoned by their parents.<br />
  13. 13. How do I relate this to our unit…<br /><ul><li>There’s a Cause & Effect. The cause was when Juan’s mother fell in love and the effect was when Juan was kicked out of the house.
  14. 14. LESSON : Importance of standing up for one’s self</li></li></ul><li>About the Author – ANN CAMERON<br />author of fifteen books<br />Other popular books: <br /> "The Stories Julian Tells" <br /> "The Secret Life of Amanda K. Woods“ (a National Book Award finalist)<br />She grew up in a small town on a lake in northern Wisconsin--Rice Lake.<br />She's lived for the past 20 years in a small town on a lake in the Guatemalan highlands. <br />
  15. 15. Sources<br />http://images.world66.com/th/e_/gr/the_grotto_at_bora_galleryfull<br />http://farm1.static.flickr.com/30/53541098_b5912a9ad3.jpg<br />http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3483/3755480415_f5839512bb_o.jpg<br />http://img2.imagesbn.com/images/14590000/14597274.JPG<br />http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/authphoto_330/4104_cameron_ann.jpg<br />http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0394824547.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg<br />http://photo.goodreads.com/books/1171380086l/97435.jpg<br />http://www.childrensbestbooks.com/Images/books/Spunky_Cover150.jpg<br />http://whileoutriding.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/p1240315.jpg?w=450&h=301<br />
  16. 16. Thank you!<br /><br />

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