First Name: Aya
Age: -11
Book Title: Lucky Broken Girl
Author: Ruth Behar
Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: Ruth’s house: Ruth’s house is a apartment with a living room, a kitchen, and one bedroom.
She and her brother, Izzie share the bedroom and there parents sleep on a couch that turns into a bed in the living room.
The kitchen is more of a kitchenette and the living room is more of a den, as described in the book.
List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.: Ruth: is the lucky broken girl, she has to sit for half a year in a body cast, and another half a year in a cast just for her foot after a car accident.Izzie (real name Issac): is Ruth’s brother he was also in the accident but only got a few stitches in his head.
Ruth’s Mother (called Mami in the book): Mami is kind and tries to hold her self together after the accident. Oh and she also makes the best guava pastries.
Ruth’s father (called Papi in the book): sometimes doesn’t think things through, for example he took out a loan for a fancy car called an Oldsmobile (his dream car) he was driving the car and then the car behind them crashed into them, totaling the car and ruining Ruth’s beloved go-go boots, which he bought earlier also he has a fiery temper so over all a bad husband and father.
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.: Ruth and her family got into a car accident and Ruth got a body cast which she had to wear for half a year, then she had to wear another cast just for her foot for another half a year.
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.: Eventually, Ruth got physical therapy and learned how to walk again.
How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.: I felt very sorry for Ruth.
Star Rating: 5
Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.: Most of the books I read are disaster after disaster but this book focused on one
Book Report: Lucky Broken Girl, by Ruth Behar