The Private Thoughts of Amelia E. Rye

The Private Thoughts of Amelia E. Rye

by Bonnie Shimko
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The Private Thoughts of Amelia E. Rye 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im surprised that more people didnt finish the book it interesting you eoukd not want to put the book back.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Chapter Four is in the next res.
Mohammed Nemmassi More than 1 year ago
If you were wanting to read a fun social issue for school or just for fun this us the right book.
TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
In a small town in New York in the 1960's lives Amelia Earhart Rye. She has no friends, her mother's mean, her father is MIA, her brother is in jail, and her sister is in an insane asylum. Her only bright piece of hope is her grandfather. Her grandfather tells her all the time that she only needs one true friend to make her life better. When Fancy Nelson moves into town, the first African-American that Amelia has ever seen, the two become friends and Amelia begins to take a serious look at her home situation. As the two spend more and more time together, however, Amelia begins to see bullies cutting off Fancy's braids to insult her and other racial acts that are cruel. Instead of being knocked down and offended by them, though, Fancy stands tall and looks on the bright side of things. Can Amelia take a page out of Fancy's book and rise above her situation, as well? THE PRIVATE THOUGHTS OF AMELIA E. RYE is a touching coming-of-age novel. The characters are multi-dimensional and memorable. The plot is well-developed and engaging, and the message in the novel is timeless. Those who like historical fiction, coming-of-age stories, and friendship tales will all enjoy reading this book.
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