Tangerine: Elementary School and Okay Book

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September 19, 2012
Corynn Ferrell
Tangerine Essay

This book was not that interesting because it took too long to get the point across and then they stayed on the point too long. Some parts of the book were good so it turns out to be a so so book or an okay book to read. Paul felt it was not fair that some players got to play and others didn’t play. I played soccer for a while and I understood why Paul felt this way because I had a couple a players on my team that didn’t get to play in a game, but they were still on the soccer team. The coach would sometimes let them play once we were winning. Paul got kicked off the team because he had an eye problem. When I first started playing soccer, I was told I had to sit out the rest of the game because I had made to made too many goals. People didn’t really understand Paul. They thought he had real bad eye sight, because his glasses were so thick. They had someone to walk him from class to class, when he really didn’t need the help because he could see well with his glasses. In a the book “The Witch of Blackbird Pond,” the people in town thought an old lady was a witch because she lived alone and she could help you with some illnesses with herbs from her garden. She didn’t go to their church so they thought she didn’t believe in God and she had a cat. In the book when Paul was going to middle school there was sink hole that partially destroyed the school. He was helping the other children get out of the school so they wouldn’t fall in the sink hole. When I was in elementary school there was a flood I help people get out of the flood area to a safety zone. When Paul was helping people get out of the sink hole. Some of the people had serious injuries and they got to go home. When we got out of school during the flood we were told to go directly home. There must be a lot of bullying going around because there’s information on the walls here at school, there are commercials on television and the radio....
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