Book Equivalent # 2-3 Words:32022 Title: The Island Keeper
Author Harry Mazer Genre ~ Non-Fiction / Fiction:
Opening Sentence: Cleo Murphy was late boarding the flight from Chicago to New York because Eric Weiser, her father’s secretary, insisted on coming in with her and carrying her bags to the American Airlines booth even though she could handle her two suitcases better than he could.
Favorite word / phrase / sentence: I believe I have something valuable on Duck Island.
Vocabulary and new terms (with part of speech) and definition: Shawl Noun a piece of fabric worn by women over the shoulders or head or wrapped around a baby.
Reflection, Connection & Personal Response: I was able to visualize the events that were happening throughout the story very clearly. I liked how the author used many cliff hangers at the end of the chapters as it kept me from closing the book and made me want to keep on reading until the book eneded.