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Morning Girl

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2003

    Morning Girl a book that connects!

    Morning Girl by Michael Dorris. Genre: Historical Fiction. Reviewed by a fifth grade teacher. A four star book! Morning Girl is the story of a boy and girl living on an island in the Bahamas in 1492. The author, Michael Dorris, shows the reader how differently a brother and sister view their world. The language is descriptive and feels like reading poetry. Morning Girl is definitely a book to be read aloud. People who enjoy gentle, thoughtful stories about people from an earlier time will treasure this book. The ending leaves you wondering about the changes that will inevitably come to Morning Girl and Star Boy. Michael Dorris also wrote Guests and Sees Behind Trees.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2014

    Morning Girl made me want to fall asleep. It was OK but I didn't

    Morning Girl made me want to fall asleep. It was OK but I didn't really get it. Why are they so weird? I didn't figure out they were Indians until my book club met. Dumb and boring if you ask me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2011

    Read this amazing book Morning Girl by Michael Doris.

    Morning Girl Book Review Morning Girl by Michael Doris is a novel located in the Bahamas Islands with a sister and brother that have so many differences. Morning girl is a girl who wakes up at 6:30 in the morning. Sometimes she cleans up. She hums to her favorite music or she cleans up the outside of the house. Star boy is loud and annoying, but they love each other. Now that Star boy is old enough to walk around, she doesn¿t want him around her spot in the morning because then he¿s going to try to wake up their parents. Morning Girl was woken up at 5:30 in the morning because Star Boy was acting very crazy and loud. Even though 5:30 is early, it¿s too early for Morning Girl. She needs a little bit more of sleep. That day Star Boy was hyper for no reason. Morning Girl calmed him down, but she wasn¿t tired. Star Boy noticed and asked her why she isn¿t tired. Morning Girl said I overheard you talking to yourself saying that you were going to try to wake me up and I have been up since 5:00, so your little plan is ruined. You can¿t fool me, Star Boy. I think you should read this book because I feel that you would start reading and you don¿t want to let go of the book. That¿s how good this book is. I¿ll recommend this book to anyone because if I didn¿t want to let go of the book, you won¿t either. I suggest that you look for the book Morning Girl by Michael Doris in the Bahamas Island in 1492. The tone is heartwarming because Morning is so sweet and nice to everyone. The theme of this book is lovable.

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  • Posted November 13, 2008

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    Although "Morning Girl" is probably the best thing Michael Dorris has ever written, it still really is not very interesting and is quite confusing. The story was meant to have a very clear lesson in it, but that lesson didn't make sense and kept changing. It wasn't a very good book, I would not reccomend it, and I think this idea writing about these type of Indians could be quite interesting, with anyone BUT Michael Dorris!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2002

    Morning Girl

    Morning Girl is the story of a boy and a girl living on an island in the Bahamas in 1492. The author,Michel Dorris, shows the reader how different a brother and sister view thier world. The language is descriptive and feels like reading poetry Morning Girl is dfinitely a book to be reading aloud People who enjoy gentel thoughtful stories about people from an earlier time will treasre this book.The ending leaves you wondering about the changes that will inevitably come to Morning Girl and Star Boy.

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