Recently I read a great book called ‘’Run Boy Run’’. The author of this book is Ori Olev who was a survivor of the holocaust; I recommend this book to anyone who likes documentaries from kids that were in the holocaust and people that have been through a lot to learn from them. This book will let young people know how it’s hard for some of us to appreciate our blessings and what we currently have because this book is about a little boy called srulik, he was only just eight years old and he was among many people that lived in the warzone. He escaped the country and went to a dark forest where he lived for many years and tried everything to survive. He had nothing but his sympathy hoping to get money from the poor farmers surrounding him. He went through several chases, captures, ran away from executions, and also he lost his arm in an accident which no doctor wanted to attend him or help him. You should really read this book because of a lot of tragedies that people that can relate to and think they are alone. I think many students will benefit from this book and talk about it a lot just like I did when I first read it. This boy miraculously survives after seeing his father get killed, was influenced in stealing from a group of boys, and had to work for people that were both nice and cruel to him. When you read this book it might make you cry because of how unfair Adolf Hitler was with these small children but how with determination you can overcome any obstacles just like srulik did.
In the story “Wayne: An Abused Child's Story of Courage, Survival, and Hope “by Leslie Alan Horvitz is a really interesting book, if you like the book “A Child Called It” you will like this book they are very similar. The story is about a boy who gets brutally beet up by his father everyday even for the littlest things that he does. Every day the boy and his brothers suffer, they are to eat moldy bread, and they are not allowed to leave the house. One day that Wayne was really beaten up badly he made himself a promise that he would one day tell on his father and make him pay for all the things that he did to them. And as they grow up they still have to work for their father and, they are terrified of him. When Wayne finally gets tired of him, he runs away and he has to find a way to survive, but instead of doing things right he starts hanging out with the wrong crowd and he also starts doing Meth. But then as time goes by he gets his life back together. He is glad that he left his father because he was sick of being treated the way that he was. One night he remembers that he never accomplished his promise. And he wanted to find a way to give the little boy his happiness back. So he does and he tells his family that he wants to tell the whole world about how bad they suffered and he wants everybody to know that they had awful parents and most of all he wants to show people that they are not alone. But before he can do all that he has to gather information to prove that his parents were child abusers. And eventually he does gather it up. And they go on a T.V show. And they expose their parents to everybody. And Wayne and his brothers are finally glad that they let out all the pain. This is a really good book, it is also very sad to hear about how bad these kids were treated. This book keeps you reading more.
Annie's Baby is a story about a young teenager and how she falls in love with a boy ,goes out with him and he ends up rapping her . She wounds up getting pregnet but not just that, she cant find a way to take care of her child because the boy wants nothing to do with her or their baby. In the story it tells how she struggles in trying to be a mother, and how things changed. Its sad because shes really young barely 16 and she couldnt raise her child so she desides to give her up for adoption.Annie didnt want to do this but she also didnt want her child to live a horrible life, she wanted her child to live a better life.I think this story could reach out to alot of young teenagers to be very careful because life can change with just one desition.It showed me that its not easy to be a young mother. Its a very great book.
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