First Name: Aya
Age: 12
Book Title: Brooklyn Bridge
Author: Karen Hesse
Fiction Genres: Historical Fiction
Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting of the book is Brooklyn, New York, in the summer of 1903. The children often visit Prospect Park when their babysitting brother Benny. The children often dream of visiting Coney Island.
List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.: Joseph: He loves baseball, he works in his parents stuffed bear factory, he often dreams of going to Coney Island.
Emily: Is Joseph’s sister, she often babysits her little brother Benny, she also dreams of going to Coney Island.
Mom: Also works at the bear factory, always gets what she wants, very bossy.
Dad: Runs the bear factory, never has time to take the kids to Coney Island.
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.: My favorite part in the book was when Mom had the idea to sell stuffed bears instead of candy, I also liked the part about when Joseph went to see a ballgame.
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.: I would have liked more about how Joseph’s parents came to the US.
How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.: It made me happy.
Star Rating: 4
Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.: It was a good book, but it could have been more exciting.
Book Report: Brooklyn Bridge by Karen Hesse