Adult Summer Reading Club reviews

From Adele GRESSER

Title/Author NECESSARY LIES DIANNE CHAMBERLAIN

9IVY HARDT, A 15 YEAR OLD GIRL., LIVES IN A HOUSE WHERE SHE TAKES CARE OF HER 17 YR OLD SISTER AS WELL AS HER GRANDMOTHER. HER SISTER HAS A LOW IQ. HER SISTER MARY ELLEN HAS A 2 YR OLD SON WHOM SHE ALSO CARES FOR. THE OWNER OF THE TOBACCO FARM ALLOWS THEM TOLIVE RENT FREE. A NEW TO THE JOB. SOCISL WORKER, 9IS COMPASSSIONATE AND TRIES TO FIND WAYS OF HELPING THEM AS WELL AS THE IR NEIGHBORS WHO LIVE BELOW POVERTY LEVEL. SHE BECOMES INVOLVED WITH THE HART’S SO SOMETIMES SHE DOES THINGS THAT ARE NOT PART OF HER JOB. THEREFORE HER SUPERVISOR FIRES HER. INTERESTING AND OFTEN GRIPPING. How many stars does the book deserve? ☆☆☆☆
Title/Author THE INVENTION OF WINGS SUE MONK KIDD

‘HETTY GRIMKE KNOWN AS HANDFUL WAS BORN A SLAVE. IN THE 19TH CENTURY SLAVES WERE DEEMED NECESSARY TO MAKE A PLANTATION WORK. THERE SLAVES WERE CHASTIZED, BEATEN, AND BELITTLED. HANDFUL”s younger sister had a calling SHE WANTED RO FREE THE SLAVES.HETTY WAS GIVEN TO THE PLANTSATION OWNERS DAUGHTER WHO REALLY DOESN’T WANT A SLAVE SHE WAS 10 YEARS OLD. THE STORY OF HOW HANDFUL, HER MOTHER SARAH THE OWNER’S DAUGHTER FORM A BOND TO FREE THE SLAVES . FRIGHTENING BUT HOPEFUL.’ How many stars does the book deserve? ☆☆☆☆

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