Posts Tagged ‘finallyseenstories’

Finally Seen

By Emily, age 10 In the book, “Finally Seen” by Kelly Yang, I can really relate to Lina Gao. This book makesme feel Finally Seen, because I feel just like Lina, in a different way. For example, Lina hastrouble with learning English. She’s scared to talk in class, afraid of making an incorrectpronunciation or grammar…

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Over the Moon

By Ayaana, Age 11 Over the Moon is a novel that shows courage and kindness. This book is about a girl named Mallie and how she wants to be a hero to her brother and her parents. Mallie has to be a maid at the Tumbrel’s house to earn feathersworth for her family. One day,…

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Connecting with Alec

By Vihaan, Age 8 The book that made me feel finally seen is Loser’s Club because some people call me a loser for my ideas. Also, I have gotten into fights and sometimes I get bullied. I can connect to Alec, when people call him a loser because of his book club and when he…

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Prairie Lotus

By Rachel, Age 10 I connect with the book, Prairie Lotus. Prairie Lotus is about a girl Hanna who is determined to become a dressmaker for her father’s dress shop no matter what it takes. Hanna is successful and works hard in school, and at least wants to make one new friend. Hanna immigrated from…

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Room to Dream

By James, Age 10 Because of many stories, I have felt finally seen, but Room to Dream takes the cake. This is a great story that I can relate to, because it is about Mia going to China to visit her parents, and she has to come through a lot of differences and obstacles so…

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Nina Soni, Former Best Friend

By Tanisha, Age 10 In all the books I read, there’s usually an American main character. With the book Nina Soni, Former Best Friend it’s actually about an Indian girl, who pretty much lives the same life as me. She’s got Indian parents, a pretty hard time with friends and feels like a clumsy mess…

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Guts

By Abby, Age 11 If there was one book that I had to choose that I related to, it would definitely be, Guts by Raina Telgemeier. I would choose that book because I felt the same way as Raina when I got sick. I used to cry every time I threw up for no reason.…

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Last Gate of the Emperor

By Edom, Age 11 The book that I think I relate to the most is Last Gate of the Emperor. I think I relate to this book the most, because the main character of this book, Yared Heywat is a lot like me. First, he is Ethiopian, just like me. He has the same personality…

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Wondrous Society

By Irene, Age 11 My name is Irene, age 11, and I feel like I am connected to the series, Wondrous Society by Jessica Townsend. Even though it is a fiction book, I feel connected to the main character, Morrigan Crow. Morrigan is a girl with strange powers and her parents, father and step-mother, never…

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Front Desk

By Gabrielle, Age 10 Hi Kelly Yang, the book that finally made me feel seen was your Front Desk Series. The reason why they made me feel this way is that Mia has to deal with a lot of racism and sexism. Sometimes random people tell me I can’t do certain sports because I am…

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