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The Window #2020

The Window She is the beloved indomitable fifteen year old in Michael Dorris s bestselling novel for adults A Yellow Raft in Blue Water She returns a year older but much wiser in this year s critically accla

  • Title: The Window
  • Author: Michael Dorris Ken Robbins
  • ISBN: 9780786803019
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Window By Michael Dorris Ken Robbins, She is the beloved, indomitable fifteen year old in Michael Dorris s bestselling novel for adults, A Yellow Raft in Blue Water She returns, a year older but much wiser, in this year s critically acclaimed companion book, Cloud Chamber Now, in his first contemporary novel for young readers, Michael Dorris introduces part black, part Indian Rayona Taylor as an eleven year She is the beloved, indomitable fifteen year old in Michael Dorris s bestselling novel for adults, A Yellow Raft in Blue Water She returns, a year older but much wiser, in this year s critically acclaimed companion book, Cloud Chamber Now, in his first contemporary novel for young readers, Michael Dorris introduces part black, part Indian Rayona Taylor as an eleven year old, and imagines the events and relationships that shaped this unforgettable young woman.When her mom s occasional hard nights away from home become frequent, her mostly absent father decides Rayona needs a place to stay although not with him A couple of under the table foster care placements later, he has no choice but to take her to stay with his mother, aunt, and grandmother in Kentucky, relatives Rayona has never met The surprises that await her there lead Rayona to comment to herself, I ll never again be able to look out a small window and see my whole world from it.With humor and poignancy, Michael Dorris has written a jewel of a novel about betrayal, forgiveness, and the unbreakable bonds of family.

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    1. A story of a 10 year old girl Rayona , who is moved around from a foster family to her fathers mother and great grandmother across the U.S from Seattle to Louisville while her mother is in a treatment facility.Family is family no matter the color is their skin.After a while her mother is well enough to be one her own.Rayona and her mother are reunited Royona is comfortable after receiving love and acceptance from her relatives

    2. ChangesOlivia HallLa 1Michael Dorris has written and focused on multiple books about people s characteristics I ve always been a caring intelligent person just like the main character Rayonna in the book The Window In this book about family bonds and independence, it grabs you into the world Rayonna lives in and lets you experience what it s like for her.An 11 year old girl named Rayonna ,that s mixed with African American and Native American, sits in her small apartment window everyday waiting [...]

    3. This short novel about family explores the cliche fact that sometimes you find family in the last place you d expect it A young girl who is used to living with her mother goes to visit her father s far away family that she didn t know existed while her mother is going through rehab Although she is apprehensive at first, she finds a loving support network that she ll never be able to recreate once she leaves and goes back to her mother It ends with a wild adventure as the sisters take the girl ba [...]

    4. Family Secrets Growing up Parts of this remind me of Sharon Creech s Walk Two Moons This is an easy read, but it seems incomplete I wanted to know Maybe it feels this way because it was written as a prequel to A Yellow Raft in Blue Water and Cloud Chamber, both of which I now want to read.The book begins She never says good bye and so I never know when she ll be gone It s one of those things that you find out by its happening like lightning,

    5. Read this awhile ago Maybe in the 5th grade Anyway, I had forgot the author s name and I couldn t find this book for nothing I Googled it and ended up getting stuff about how to Fix a window and stuff like that Well, I finally found this book The only problem is I don t remember a single thing about this book other than that fact the girl in here is mixed.

    6. This is a nice short read that deals with a variety of teen issues I think that most teens could identify with some part of this book.

    7. 3.5 stars Very raw and tender little book that looks at tough issues that can occur within a family This one tugs at your heart strings a bit, but leaves you with a feeling of hope.

    8. i totally forgot that i had read this my previous notes tell me that i thought it was a good book about a mixed race family the topics were love and family and it was a short easy read.

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