One Green Apple

One Green Apple

Book - 2006
Average Rating:
2
1
Rate this:
Farah feels alone, even when surrounded by her classmates. She listens and nods but doesn't speak. It's hard being the new kid in school, especially when you're from another country and don't know the language. Then, on a field trip to an apple orchard, Farah discovers there are lots of things that sound the same as they did at home, from dogs crunching their food to the ripple of friendly laughter. As she helps the class make apple cider, Farah connects with the other students and begins to feel that she belongs.

Ted Lewin's gorgeous sun-drenched paintings and Eve Bunting's sensitive text immediately put the reader into another child's shoes in this timely story of a young Muslim immigrant.
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, 2006.
ISBN: 9780618434770
0618434771
Branch Call Number: E BUN
Characteristics: 32 pages : illustrated
Additional Contributors: Lewin, Ted - Illustrator

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

b
BookEMonster
Nov 29, 2017

The title is perfect, and this story really captures both the feeling of being an outsider, and how shared events bring people together without non-verbal communication. I really liked it.

faizamalik Nov 05, 2012

This is a very wonderful story. My 6 yr. old and I discussed what it must feel like to move to new country, if you dont speak the language. How do you make friends? How do you deal with being different. I am looking forward to re-reading it to him again.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

violet_dolphin_3389 thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at RDPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top