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The Wanderer by Sharon Creech

The Wanderer

by Sharon Creech
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  • Apr 1, 2000
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  • Apr 2002
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Carol

The reason I rate this book 1. All the characters I hate. When you don't have any characters you like then the book just isn't good. I say she should get a new job.
Janey

boring!! I can't belive some people actually like it!
Jade

This Book Is boaring!!! I had to do it for a book report!!!
I wouldl rather do something on a piece of water!!!!!
andy {andrea}

It Sucked !!!!!!!!!!1 i had to #@%&*&^ read it for school and i hated it !!!!!!!!!! Im doing a stupid Project on it right now! :
gabriel

boring
Penny

I didn't this book at all i think it was a very boring story that went on and on and didn't have a point i've read other sharon chreech books and i think they were just as bad it spent 3 days reading this book and didn't enjoy any of it.
Leah

Have you written any good books lately? My name is Leah Pollock and I live in Northfield New Jersey. I must be one of your biggest fans. I’ve read almost every one of your books. Something that sounded sort of similar in all of your books is that somewhere in the story a certain character has to face a certain challenge or decision. One of my personal favorites, out of all of the books that you’ve written, is “The Wanderer”.

   The Wanderer mainly took a plain eleven year old girl, named Sophie, and faced her with decisions and tasks. Also towards the beginning of her journey with her Uncles Mo, Doc and Stew and Cousins Brian and Cody, the chapters start switching off with her point of view of the journey and with her cousin Cody’s point of view of the journey on theWanderer. To me, it was interesting to see their different perspectives. There was also a little twist in the story when Cody’s role as a non productive member of the Wanderer crew sort of switched to a more helpful person. That part taught me an important lesson: “Don’t judge a book by its cover”. This meaning, that all of the members of the crew, including Cody’s father, pratically lost faith in him the first time they layed their eyes on him. Finally. After Cody proved himself to his family members, they thought of him differently. Cody reminded me mostly of myself when I was a new kid at Northfield Community School. When they first see you they draw up their own conclusions about your personality. Cody was mainly thought of as a clumsy kid who spent most of his time juggling. It was also interesting to see how all of the men on the Wandere changed their oppinions about Sophie. Their first perspective was that she was an eleven year old girly girl who couldn’t do any work. In conclusion, you truly are my favorite Author.

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