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100 Days and 99 Nights

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2013

    Who wrote this........

    Sex sex on june 25 of 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2013

    Awesome book

    This is truly a great book. If you are not sure if you should read this book I would recomend it. This is a heartwarming book for all even familys who dont have a loved one serving our country.once you give this book a shot tell us what you think. You can write a review to everyone or you can write one to me cakepop123 if you want to write one to me write to cakepop123 at the top of your page.Enjoy your reading!
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

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    Bye ttyl

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  • Posted October 25, 2008

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    Reviewed by hoopsielv for TeensReadToo.com

    Esme's father is a sergeant in the United States Army. Her family has lived in locations like Korea, Kenya, and Germany. Now they are settled in the United States and they enjoy spending time together as a family. <BR/><BR/>During one of those happy times her father announces that he must leave for duty. 100 days and 99 nights is a long time, but he knows that Esme will do her best to help her mother. Esme sends her treasured baby blanket along with him. <BR/><BR/>Daddy is never far from Esme's thoughts. He misses things like her class play and soccer games, but Esme has the hardest time when he's not there to tuck her in at night or make breakfast on Saturday mornings. Grandpa tries to fill in but it's not the same. <BR/><BR/>At school the students discuss what they can do to help the soldiers. They want to plant a victory garden but that will have to wait until spring. They collect scrap metal and Esme is featured in a newspaper article showcasing their efforts. Daddy is so proud! <BR/><BR/>100 days and 99 nights is a long time, especially when things don't go so well. Esme becomes angry when daddy's not around. She knows he's a strong, brave person who is doing a great job, but she's counting the days until he comes home! <BR/><BR/>This is a poignant book about the impact of war on those who are left behind that even younger children will be able to relate to.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2008

    An Excellent Book About Current Military Family Life

    Esmerelda, perceptive beyond her years is the daughter of a third generation career Army Sergeant. After living in three other countries before she¿s 8, her family returns to live in ¿The good `ol U.S. of A.¿ Dad McArthur who gently but firmly instills Army conduct, manners and rules is sent overseas on a secret tour of duty in the desert for 100 days and 99 nights. Many of her classmates have family members serving, and her teacher kindly attempts to have them view the time as mathematically shorter. They know when a life is at stake, it¿s just not possible to see it quite that way. As Mom, Esme and younger brother Ike experience the feelings associated with military separation, Esme bravely tries to fill her Dad¿s shoes at home, while struggling with her own war related issues and anxieties. How one copes, as well as clings to their hopes, underscores the relevant themes in this book. Told through Esme¿s authentic voice, often with interesting, age-appropriate word plays, she alerts the reader to her concerns and those who inhabit her world. A knee-jerk emotion flashes through anyone who learns that kids in her school are more fearful of the Principal coming to take a child out of class and sending them home, than coming because one has misbehaved. Esme¿s impressive creativity and perseverance fills the reader with hope when she initiates efforts with friends to actually do something on ¿the home front,¿ after being told by a school official that there is nothing that can be done. The light pencil illustrations provide an important element to the text, as does the format of the chapters, which are unique and effectively lead the reader through Esme¿s inner and outer world. This book packs a powerful punch using clean communication that a 5th-8th grader will clearly understand. It is not an ¿in your face book,¿ which is refreshing and compelling. Mr. Madison does an excellent job in his debut fiction portrayal of current day military families facing multiple tours of duty.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2008

    ¿A Must-Read for All Pre-teen Military Kids¿

    We have a saying around our house¿¿We are a military family, so we have to be tougher than most.¿ This is a big responsibility for the kids. They have extra chores. They have to conform to a strict daily routine. They have to have fewer sleepovers and etc¿. This book touches upon the toughness of military kids. I have not seen a book about this topic written for pre-teens. The characters are well-developed. The situations are real. J.T. does not like to read, but I made him read this because of his Dad¿s upcoming deployment. He enjoyed the book 'he read it five pages at a time', and he recommends it to other military kids. When I asked him if it demonstrated how family life is when his Dad is gone, he agreed that it did. Madison is right on target with this book. I am going to recommend this to other military families that I know. Go get a copy for your child or a military child that you know.

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