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The Trumpet of the Swan

The Trumpet of the Swan is about a swan named Louise who was not able to trumpet because of a birth defect. Because he couldn't trumpet he couldn't communicate with fellow swans so he decided to go to school to learn how to read and write. When the school year was over his friend, Sam who took in him when he flew away from his home, bought him a slate. When he flew home from school he had wrote on his slate, Hi there and proudly showed it to his family but they didn't undrestand what he had wrote. Louise felt disappointed and learned that writing on his slate would only work with humans.  After the family migrated it was Spring and it was time to find a mate. Poor Louise couldn't say ko-ho to Selena, the swan he was in love with. Louise's mother was watching him and later talked to Louise's father and he decided to go to a music store far from ther home in Red Rock Lake and steal a trumpet from the store. When Louise got the trumpet he was happy but he knew his…

Yellow Star

This book is one of my favorite books. It is written in first person point of view which makes it even more engrossing. This book is about a holocaust survivor, Syvia/Sylvia whose father schemed a way to escape the Nazi's incinerating of live Jews.
     I highly recommend it to you if you like historical nonfiction or biographies.