Under the Same Sky

Under the Same Sky A Teenager Discovers Racism And Romance On His Father S FarmFor His Fourteenth Birthday, Joe Pedersen Wants A Motorbike That Costs Nearly A Thousand Dollars But His Mom Says The Usual Birthday Gift Is Fifty Dollars, And His Dad Wants Joe To Earn The Rest Of The Money Himself And Find Out What A Real Day S Work Feels Like Angry That His Father Doesn T Think He S Up To The Job, Joe Joins The Mexican Laborers Who Come To His Father S Farm Each Summer Manuel, The Crew Boss, Is Only Sixteen, Yet Highly Regarded By The Other Workers And The Pedersen Family Joe S Resentment Grows When His Father Treats Manuel As An Equal Compared With Manuel, Joe Knows Nothing About Planting And Hoeing Cabbage And Picking Strawberries But He Toughs Out The Long, Grueling Days In The Hot Sun, Determined Not Only To Make Money But To Gain The Respect Of His Stern, Hardworking Father Joe Soon Learns About The Problems And Fears The Mexicans Live With Every Day, And, Before Long, Thanks To Manuel, His Beautiful Cousin Luisa, And The Rest Of The Crew, Joe Comes To See The World In A Whole Different Way.In Her Sensitive New Novel, Cynthia DeFelice Explores Our Dependency On Migrant Workers And Simultaneous Reluctance To Let These People Into Our Country And Into Our Lives Under The Same Sky Is A 2004 Bank Street Best Children S Book Of The Year. The migrant farm worker experience, seen from the point of view of the farmer s son Joe learns compassion and gains a new understanding of morality after working alongside Manuel and his cousin Luisa He gains a new perspective when he witnesses some
This book is a really good historical book It doesn t have so much information it s like a text book, but it has enough information to learn about Mexican immigration The story is a really good one, that could happen in real life, while learning. A very moving , sensitive story about immigration and migrant workers This is considered a middle grade reader but is a great read for all ages. Under the same sky was a good book, it is about a boy named joe who just turned 14 and is wanting a mortorbike that costs 899 dollars but his mom and dad quickly turned him down When is father refuses to purchase the bike for joe, he offers an alternative joe can earn money by joining the Sumer migrant workers on his family farm I think this story will make you think twice about their own prejudices Soon when joe realizes that it s harder than it looks and lens that if he really wants thi Under the same sky was a good book, it is about a boy named joe who just turned 14 and is wanting a mortorbike that costs 899 dollars but his mom and dad quickly turned him down When is father refuses to purchase the bike for joe, he offers an alternative joe can earn money by joining the Sumer migrant worker
I could see this being useful as part of a middle school unit on migration and farm labor, but only if it also included texts incorporating actual voices from people with those experiences The protagonist, the white son of a farm owner, spends part of his summer working with the crew on his dad s farm to save money for a motorbike And then, obviously, through watching their struggles he Learns About Himself and realizes the cool, popular kid he considers his best friend is racist.The narrative I could see this being useful as part of a middle school unit on migration and farm labor, but only if it also included texts incorporating actual voices from people with those experiences The protagonist, the white son of a farm owner, spends part of his summer working with the crew on his dad s farm to save money for a motorbike And then, obviously, through watching their struggles he Learns About Himself and realizes the cool, popular kid he considers his best friend is racist.The narrative is engaging enough, and it does bring up issues like minimum wage, immigration, the INS, and how undocumented people are at risk of wage labor exploitation.Problematic things The prot
Generally, i enjoyed reading this book, besides of some things that always were unclear to me One of the things that i didn t like was that i thought that the characters, specifically the immigrant workers, weren t developed and the nicknames where confusing because each had multiple different nicknames I did, however enjoy the small passages in spanish, the moral of the story, and also the strategies that the main character had to do to get the motorcycle, different from his old friend Talki Generally, i enjoyed reading this book, besides of some things that always were unclear to me One of the things that i didn t like was that i thought that the characters, specifically the immigrant workers, weren t developed and the nicknames where confusing because each had multiple different nicknames I did, however enjoy the small passages in spanish, the moral of the story, and also the strategies that the main character had to do to get the motorcycle,
Under the Same Sky Life is not fair It s not fair Can you believe Justin Bieber got a customized motorcycle for his birthday and he complained about having the worst birthday ever I cannot believe it For my fourteenth birthday I asked my father for a motorbike and instead gave me 50.00 and lectured me about how a motorcycle costs too much and that if I wanted it I would have to work for it Unbelievable I have to work at my family s farm to earn the rest of the money I wish I had a father Under the Same Sky Life is not fair It s not fair Can you believe Justin Bieber got a customized motorcycle for his birthday and he complained about having the worst birthday ever I cannot believe it For my fourteenth birthday I asked my father for a motorbike and instead gave me 50.00 and lectured me about how a motorcycle costs too much and that if I wanted it I would have to work for it Unbelievable I have to work
the book under the same sky by cynthia defelice is fiction, was published in 2003 and takes place in California on a farm the main person is Joe Pedersen and all he wanted for his birthday is a moterbike that cost 899 tax and his father wants him to work on the farm for the money Joe is now working with migrant works from mexico and he thinks its gonna be boring but he learns that not all work is boring and that he may not want the motorbike after all When joe meets the crew he thinks that t the book under the same sky by cynthia defelice is fiction, was published in 2003 and takes place in California on a farm the main person is Joe Pedersen and all he wanted for his birthday is a moterbike that cost 899 tax and his father wants him to work on the far
I really really liked this book I liked the characters and the lessons they learned I liked the subject immigrants, particularly the illegal kind This book took a controversial subject and put it into terms that middle school
I read this book myself, then read it to my children a short time later.It s a great book about a young boy understanding the values of hard work He also learns about illegal immigrants, and the grey lines surrounding those issues.In my opinion, anyone who says that immigration is

[Epub] ↠ Under the Same Sky  Author Cynthia C. DeFelice – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Under the Same Sky
  • Cynthia C. DeFelice
  • English
  • 24 September 2018
  • 0374480656