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Connor, Friesland School

The Bone Sparrow

The bone sparrow shows the journey of a refuge camp and follows a story of somebody who lives there, and is called the Aussie boy, even though his MaĆ” is Rohingya but he doesn't know his ba's nationality. Subhi gets found by someone who sneaked her way inside the fences, and makes friends with her, and finds out her name is Jimmie, all the while she is bringing him food and hot chocolate, while they read her mums book. one night Jimmie comes back just with the book looking out of it and not very well, when she goes she drops her mums book and Subhi keeps hold of it, he then proceeds to read to the end while, Jimmie flashes her torch in a distress signal to him, 2 flashes, the next day he leaves the compound for the first time and goes and helps her, but goes after he sees the ambulance there, she eventually returns and gives him her bone sparrow to embed his memories in. he then finds that the original owner of the bone sparrow was his ba's grandmaĆ” and that his dad owned the other part of his bone sparrow. this book was very good and it explains the refuge status.

Posted on: 3rd April 2017 at 08:51 am

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