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It was interesting to learn "About What Life Was Like "what life was like Ybor City back in the eyday of the cigar factories but the book lacked real suspense and intrigue middle gradesthird person POVAR testSet in Ybor City outside Tampa in 1931 tells the story of 13 yr old Bella s Cuban family who work in the cigar factories and Bella s dream of continuing Widdershins her schooling and becoming a lector likeer grandfather Not something I d A Dictionary Of Japanese Food Ingredients And Culture have picked up and read unless itad been
Forced On Me By on me by library as a challenge book for Hot Reads for Cold Nights But well written and it deals with a part of twentieth century Unwinding The Clock Ten Thoughts On Our Relationship To Time history Iad very limited exposure to Another good book from Will Durbin Set in Tampa Bay FL in the early 1930s in the cigar rolling factories and the labor movement taking place A YA novel with a great Harriet Hosmer A Woman Of Her Time historical setting Not sure about some of the Spanish in the book as my Spanish speaking friendsad no idea what some of the Spanish words were Perhaps they were from old Spain I Violence Against Lesbians And Gay Men have no idea nei El Lector brings to life Ybor City Florida 1931 The author s research is evident ase paints a picture of a family struggling to manage after a number of A Short History Of Indians In Canada hardships Bella who finishes eighth grade during the novel is smart and caring Her grandfather is a man ofonor and el lector that Bella Elementary Scattering Theory For X Ray And Neutron Users hopes to someday be El Lector means the reader in english Bella and everyone else in Ybor city Florida love to. Thirteen year old Bella wants to be a lector just likeer grandfather All day long e sits on a special platform in the cigar factory in Ybor City Florida reading books newspapers and current events to workers.
Characters El lectorHear er grandfather read books He stands at a lecturn in a cigar factory to read to the workers This book really captures life in 1931 florida I can t do this book justice with my review "Just Read It You Ll Love It "read it you ll love it It was interesting to read about the lectores and what life was like for cigar rollers in Florida back in the day but the story was boring I don t know why I torture myself and keep reading a book to the end even if I find it boring but I just ave to
"hoping a book "a book better The story just lacked the intrigue to make me want to keep turning the pages Finally the last three chapters were interesting enough to The Armies Of The Caliphs Military And Society In The Early Islamic State help me finish the book We all dream of writing a book that will make it big and make us rich but this is probably what most of us would end up writing Somehow this one got published The author does an excellent job of leading the reader into a time and place thatas not been addressed in children s lit The cigar factories in southern Florida were an entree into the US for many new immigrants but the working conditions were Study Of The Toyota Production System From An Industrial Engineering Viewpoint hard for many The idea ofaving a lector or a person who keeps the factory workers entertained and enlightened while they are working is a wonderful image This story is set when radios are being introduced and the labor movement is becoming active We see these changes through the eyes of Bella
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