This is a lit log by MrsDsEducationalTools for by Nadia Hashimi, written in the voice of a 12 year-old, about an American child of an undocumented parent from Afghanistan and a child with epilepsy on the run in New York City. The themes of the book are: immigration, friendship, family, and identity conflict.
The focus skills of the lit log are:
* use text to explain/draw inferences/cite textual evidence
* determine theme/central idea/summarize
* describe/compare/contrast/analyze characters, setting, events
* describe/explain/analyze points of view
Reading Level of Text: 4/5th grade
Interest Level of Text: ages 9-12
I hope this lit log is helpful and promotes open discussion.