Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate

Kek moves from Africa to live with family in Minnesota.  He hopes his mother has survived and will join him.  As he adjusts to the different culture and climate, he makes new friends including a cow that reminds him of home.

Katherine Applegate has a gift for creating a distinct voice in Kek's character.  As he learns about America, we see it with fresh eyes.

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