First Name: Anna
Age: 6
Book Title: The Skirt
Author: Gary Soto
Fiction Genres: Realistic Fiction
Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The story takes place in Miata’s house and in the bus yard at Miata’s school. It was summer in their small town of Sanger, in the San Joaquin Valley.
List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.: The main characters are Miata and Ana. They have been best friends since Miata moved to the town. They are both fourth-graders.
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.: The problem was that Miata left her folklórico skirt on a school bus. The next day she had a folklórico dance recital. She had to find the skirt before the next day.
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.: The problem was solved by Miata and Ana finding the bus that Miata left her skirt on. They went into the bus and snatched the skirt. They did this in the bus parking lot where they weren’t supposed to be. Somebody saw them, but couldn’t catch them in time. They escaped the parking lot before anybody could catch them.
How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.: The book make me feel happy that Miata got her skirt back.
Star Rating: 4
Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.: I gave the book this rating because it was very good. I liked the way the story was written in a serious tone.
Book Report: The Skirt, by Gary Soto