Monday, April 27, 2009

Reflection

We have read a number of different books and stories over the school year. But what was your favorite story or novel? What made it the best in your mind?

38 comments:

zach ackerman said...

The book that was my favorite this year would be the road. It was my favorite because of the reality of what if this happened it the world today. It made me wonder if I could survive and what I would be willing to do to make sure I did survive.

jakemarshalll said...

i enjoyed the road the most too. It was simple, easy to read and it seemed plausible. Disgrace was very entertaining in the begining, but once it got into more serious waters it became too much for me.

Mikel said...

My favorite novel out of all that we have read this year is The Road hands down. I enjoyed reading this novel because it told of a struggled between man and everyhting that nature threw at him and how he overcame it all.

MichaelSeidl said...

My favorite piece of literature that we have read this year was defiantly, "The Road". This book was an easy book to read and the suspense made me not want to release the book from my grasps. I like the twist and surprises in this book and i think that the plot was the most interesting plot this year.

floridaboycraig said...

My favorite novel we have read this year was the Kite Runner. I chose this novel because of how the events took place and what happened in the events.This novel had an unusual way of ending

Cameron said...

I enjoyed Dante Inferno the most because it kept me interested the most. I felt like every chapter something more exciting happened. Best book by far that we read this year.

Derrick Samuelson said...

The book that I liked the most that we read this year was "The Road" by far. It wasnt to hard to read and it was very realistic. I kinda thought that one of the main characters were going to die and that the other character would find a place to live in the end.

Justin Mills said...

Over the year we have read some good books, but my favorite so far has to be "The Road." It was a well written book and it kept my interest all the way through. I am a big fan of the "end of the world" idea. Very cool book, I really enjoyed it.

Corey Landon-09 said...

Over all the book that i enjoyed the mosy would have to be the road. I was very attracted to the book and very interested in the way the author kept you wanting to read more and more every time. The survival type stories are one of my favorite type of books to read just beacuse it keeps you on your toes at all times not knowing what is going to happen next

Julian Jimenez said...

My favorite book that we read this year was definitely The Road. It was my favorite because it really got me into reading it because i wanted to know what was going on and why things the way they were. It hooked me into finding out and led me to read it more.

kicker said...

This yea i thought we read two books that were really good, The Road and The Kite Runner. Both books were easy to read and made you want to keep reading to find out what would happen to that characters. Both books had a lot of good action that keeps kids like us interested.

Brian Petroski said...

The book that I liked the most was Kite Runner. It was a good book and I never wanted to put it down. It is also my favorite because it was one of the books I actually could tell you what was going on and the only book i did well on during the quizes and test. I think it was the best just becuase there was always action with it and it was easy to understand.

Kevin Gorman said...

The book that was my favorite this year was Kite Runner. I loved this book, and I thought it was very easy to read. It kept me on the edge of my seat, and there was never a dull moment in the story. The Kite Runner was by far the best book we read this year.

Todd Ferguson said...

My favorite book was the road because it was easy to read and was also full of action and suspense.

Zuri Thorpe said...

My favorite book this year was The Road. I really enjoy this novel because of its honest reality of life. The sense of truth was not changed any by emotion of the writer, but rather it was the harsh reality of their situation. I really enjoyed this novel because it was able to have a small sense of hope in the middle of all the diaster, but i felt that I knew inside the entire time that the father wasn't going to make it. But the small bit of hope that things would change gave me reason to continue to read the story.

Leroy B.III NFL32 said...

The Road was my favorite novel because it related to a favorite movie called I am Legend. The Road was more like journey and it was not boring at all. The events that occurred were kind of crazy, but hey that's how it was and they had to survive.

Robert Miller said...

I had two books that were my favorite were Disgrace and The Road. These books were easy to read and the story line kept a steady throughout the books.

Dirty Pete said...

My favorite book of the year would have to be The Kite Runner. I liked this book because it had a very different type of plot and was set in a more modern time period. We were able to see different cultures (America and Afghanistan) in the same time period.

Joey Barrick said...

My favorite story that we read this year was definitely "The Road." I enjoyed this novel because of the writing style which was very unique compared to other books out today. I think that the theme of a father/son relationship and a journey are pretty relatable to most people. It was an easy read, but it also made you think at the same time. It definitely grabbed your attention.

Babdo said...

I would have to say that The Road was indeed the best book we read all year. It carried the best plots and told the best story. It was always suspensful, and always kept me on the edge of my seat. I liked the fact that there was always uncertainty of what was to come next for the boy and his father. i deffinently believe that this one was the overall best. And the worst was disgraced.

IMPERATOR said...

Well I liked Brave New World. Brave New World introduced to the Distopian novels and such. Brave New world opened me up to Animal Farm and 1984. It shows of how we are not perfect no matter how much we make it seem it is.

09dparker said...

The road was a good novel that we read because it was interesting and most books i read before wasn't like it. The father was a good man that looked out for his son at all times no matter what had happen.

ryankwasnik said...

My favorite book that we read this year would have to be the road. This was there wasn’t any real drama through out the bock like the other novels. It was simple and complex and I enjoyed the ending, how you really don’t know what happened.

tabbannister8 said...

My favorite book of the year would have to be Dante's Inferno. It really opened my eye's to all the cruelties and evils in the world today that happen normally. And we all should read this because to me, it made me change a little in a good way. I believe that it was very easy and fun to read. Even though it was poetry, we could still get the jist of what was happening in the play. It also made me realize that poetry can be a fun way to write a novel. Although i would never want to do this, i believe that i might look for other novels like this one to read.

davies molloy said...

I also loved the Kite Runner because the story was a strong one of the boy becoming a man and eventually living up to more than his dead father thought possible. he used strong stereotypes to portray how it is the boy could become a man in this environment. i especially like that the author shows graphic scenes that portray the stark reality that we exist in.

tymetrius said...

I think that Kite Runner was my favorite book because it had similarities to a lot of different movies I have seen and it teaches you a lot of life lessons. Especially about how to survie without the type of food and shelter care that you would normally have if you are not stranded.

tymetrius said...

I ment to say the road in the last blog Mr. Dutrow sorry

CJones said...

the kite runner was my favorite book that we read this year. I thought it had a good storey line and had alot going on to keep you interested in it. I enjoyed readign this book the most.

Drew Brenner said...

My favorite book was probably Dante's Inferno. I found his punishments fair and just, depending on the crime. He also referenced multiple people who were alive, or just passed, and why they were in hell and what they did. I enjoyed his conversations with some of the dead, and hearing what they did, and the reasoning behind their actions.

Mike Cole said...

The most interesting story we read this year was Dante's Inferno. It wasn't the easiest book to read, but seeing all of the punishments that Dante came up with for each level of Hell was very intriguing.

Antonio lor brova said...

The most interesting thing that I read this year had to be The Road because thats really the only book that i read through. The road was a good book it potrayed how a Man should protect his son

sep said...

The Kite Runner was definitely my favorite book of the year. Even though it was pretty long, I stayed interested in it the whole time because the plot line was really creative. I liked how it went backwards and forwards in time to cover Amir's whole life. I also really liked how the childhood characters tied into the end (Assef). This book was really interesting to me especially to read about a whole other country's culture and way of living. I had no idea any of that stuff went on in the Middle East.

RJ Schmitz said...

I think that my favorite book we've read this year was Dante's Inferno. I liked this book because of how one man's perception of Hell differed from the stereotypical versions of Hell we are used to seeing.

RyanSmith said...

The Kite runner was my favorite novel. Mainly because the relationship Amir and Hassan had ended on a bad note, and as Amir got older he realized he treated him wrong after Hassan was such a good friend to him. Amir then goes after Sohrab and putting his life on the line to save him.

Joe Dingle-EL said...

the book that i would have to say was my favorite was the road beacuse i could relate to it more.plus the book was more up to dat and was very interesting. i also like the fact that it was a father and son relationship going on . but overall the boat was great

Cody Steward said...

The Kite Runner was my favorite because it seemed to me like it had more to do with reality. In other words, it was like a story that could have actually happened.

ttk said...

The book that i enjoyed the most this year was The Road. I chose this book because it was an easy reader and was interesting and worth my time reading it. This novel presented interesting characters and plot points as well.

nick price said...

Out of all the novels we have read our, like most people, enjoyed the road the most. It was a very realistic novel, in my opinion, about how people would adapt to a world without civilization or government. I thought it was very interesting how many of the survivors formed a cannibalistic society while others just roamed around and survived on their own, like the man and his son did.