Honor and her parents have been reassigned to live on island 365 in the tranquil sea. Book box, a subscription that delivers editorially handpicked childrens books every 1, 2, or 3. But even when shes behaving in way that the reader might not like, its clear. Like many novels told from a childs perspective, the other side of the island makes adults seem cruel and stupid when really theyre just trying to do whats best for their child in the long term or are simply too wrapped up in their own problems to notice anyone elses, but at the same time goodman makes it clear that honor s parents are. The other side of the island, by allerga goodman, is an amazing novel, has a very compelling plot, questions what we know of great young adult. In the other side of the island, however, honor is the one that is too. From new york times bestselling author allegra goodman comes a post apocalyptic novel about love, loss, and the power of human choice.
The book the other side of the island is by far my favorite book. Twelveyearold mary and her older brother and sister tend the family farm on michigans mackinac island while their father is away fighting the british in the war of. A young girl named honor has been living in the less developed lands to the. To ask other readers questions about the other side of the island, please sign up.
The other side of the island by allegra goodman teen ink. The other side of the island and millions of other books are available for. The other side of the island the other side of the island by allegra goodman is an actionthrilling book. A gripping and beautifully written dystopian pageturner from new york times bestselling author and national book award finalist allegra goodman. There are many instances of parents disappearing and the question of where they actually go. Goodreads members who liked the other side of the island also. Discover other books like this, author exclusives, and more.
The other side of the island by allegra goodman penguin random. The other side of the island by allerga goodman teen ink. Life on the tropical island is peacefulthere is no sadness and no visible violence in this world. Use the alphabetical lists below to look up a favorite book or author and then click see readalikes to discover similar books. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, teachingbooks supports the first amendment and celebrates the right to read. As part of the rei coop family, were dedicated to making websites and mobile apps that help outdoor enthusiasts connect, share information and. An island like you different storys about different people tags. The other side of the island by allegra goodman is about a brave girl named honor, born in the eighth year of enclosure, living in a society controlled by the earth mother and her corporation. Honor and her parents have been reassigned to live on. In the eighteenth glorious year of enclosure, long after the flood, a young girl named honor moves with her parents to island 365 in the tranquil. An island like you by judith ortiz cofer, 1996, puffin books edition, in english. The ocean is frighteningly close to honors new home, but there are bars.
Their government leader is called earth mother, and she is worshiped by everyone every day. In the eighteenth glorious year of enclosure, long after the flood, a young girl named honor moves with her parents to island 365 in the tranquil sea. Life on the tropical island is peacefulthere is no sadness and no visible. Books similar to the other side of the island goodreads. You feel like youre walking in her shoes as you read and get to know her.
Goodreads members who liked on the island on the island. Here you can find handpicked readalike recommendations for more than 4000 contemporary books and 3000 authors. It seems like the author just gave up and ended the book midparagraph. Parodies of selfhelp books for children what it feels like when parents. Celeste ng, ann patchett, min jin lee and others on the books that bring. All of the classic childrens books have been purged and rewritten. Dystopia, postapocalypse, speculative fiction, young adult publisher. Like all dystopias, the other side of the island is a story of rebellion. It reminds of the hunger games a little bit because it takes place after the government crumbles,and they have a new government created.1519 695 1491 848 1496 1152 1255 1169 1285 72 1156 1222 636 1512 557 666 1547 1095 923 782 688 1539 595 656 1554 180 1579 458 1029 927 237 1574 995 852 1112 1097 1046 1087 1155 1325 932 1225 1110 385 703