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Under the Persimmon Tree

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Draining The first person present tense was It was whiny and unamusing I did Not Connect With A Character connect with a character me everything I got to page 100 and stopped I just can t do it This godawful piece of garbage beat me I m actually wondering how I got this far There are so many things wrong with this book that I m not even sure I can list them allA large amount of the sentences have an absence of commas making them either extremly choppy and short or so long that my internal voice even has to take a breath Either way it is exceptionally annoying A great example of this would be in page 7 where it bares the sentence of AND ONLY A MOMENT LATER BABA only a moment later Baba comes whisting down the path that leads from the pens that hold our sheep and goats at the base of the foothills of the Hindu Kush That is one sentenceThere is also the additional issue of how she uses the same word in a very short span of time It seems as if she was lacking a thesaurus as she was writing the bookA third problem I spotted had only occured once in the chapter but it caught my eye nonetheless It is a sentence located on page 12 which has been cut to spare the decent grammar and cut to the chase except for camels and donkeys and horses and people on foot There are three ands there Revist the first grade if you must How did this get past her editor Jeffrey Ward WHY Hey at least she used a commaAlso I just eally don t like that the two separate stories are told in first and third person I have not gotten used to it yet and it s Beer Law: What Brewers Need to Know really aggravating If it s to easily depict who s perspective that part of the book is being told from it s not working You might be able to tell the difference from the names at the beginning of every chapter but what do I knowOn page 45 she used three uestion marks in aow For. Northern Afghanistan 2001 When the Taliban takes her brother and father to be soldiers and the bombing of. A book that is not proper At
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that s even word on page 46 hey they GIS and Fr�uleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany reight after each other Staples or The Confederate Privateers rather Nusrat described the character Fatima as having bright dark eyes There s supposed to be some sort of poetic like description in there but that s just awfulOverall Uncle laughs too much In the span of three pages Staples said some variant of Uncle laughed five times That might just be a personal thing but it bothered meOn page 62 within the span of a paragraph a day and a half passed by It was irritating to me at leastOn page 63 Najmah said the gazelle will turn into a fisheferring the stars above her at the time and throughout her life twice in the span of a paragraphIn all of chapter 5 it was predictable at least to me that someone chapter 5 it was predictable at least to me that someone going to die or get injured Or at the very least something bad was ought to happen Everything was too perfect the night before the bombing and Najmah had been gone for too longThere oh my Lord that took foreverHOW AM I SUPPOSED TO READ THIS I loved Staples book Shabanu but was disappointed in this one It is set in Afghanistan and Pakistan during 2001 2002 and is the story of a a girl and a young woman The woman converts to Islam marries an Afghan doctor and moves to Peshawar where she Big Bad Detective Agency runs aefugee school and He Goes Off To goes off to a clinic in northern Afghanistan The girl lives in The Placer rural Afghanistan and her family is killedconscripted and she ends up at the school in Peshawar So much of this story is unlikely and feels artificial Theefugee school has 6 students there were thousands and thousands of efugees The woman chooses to put all her energy into the young girl when there is a woman in the school with who wanted to teach Afghan children why ignore her The wealth and class of the young woman compared withher students Her tiny village kills her mother and baby brother Najmah makes a dangerous journey over the mountains .
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Nd the other efugees is irritating and made me ANGRY THE YOUNG WOMAN S CONVERSION TO ISLAM SEEMED The young woman s conversion to Islam seemed although there is a bit of information about Islam that would be good for discussion pretty thin though compared with ShabanuMay be worth eading since so little is available for young people about women and Islam and the middle east Under the Persimmon Tree is about Najmah a girl of about eleven who watches the Talaban kidnap her father and brother and later her mother and baby brother are killed in an air aid At the same time the story of Nusrat originally named Elaine who is a blonde white girl from New York who met and married Faiz a doctor from Afghanistan Faiz
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about the war Afghanistan feels he must eturn home and help his people Nusrat eturns with him and teaches school at a efugee camp in Peshawar Pakistan In alternating chapters these stories are told Najmah s story of traveling toward Peshawar and Nusrat s story of worrying about her husband who is helping his people in Mazar i Sharif Afghanistan and teaching the Der Bilderwächter refugee children There is much discussion of the political climate in Afghanistan during this periodThis book is appropriate for grades 7 12 It could beead and discussed in discussions about the Middle East and Afghanistan in particular When I was eading this book A long walk to Water popped up in my mind Their both so alike in so many ways two points of views and they both intercept child soldiers losing your family but finding them in the end and etc Under the Persimmon Tree eally makes you look at things differently just like A Long Walk To Water Also I like how this book some insight on how people lives are in India or Pakistan This book didn t disappoint me whatsoever and I hope that you get a chance to ead this amazing book. O Pakistan Here she meets Elaine an American woman waiting for her doctor husband to eturn from the fron. ,