ALL THE BROKEN PIECES Matt Pin's story, told in first-person verse, opens with the evacuation of refugees near the end of the Vietnam War. Afterward Matt, an Amerasian, is adopted by a loving American family. Two years later, he remains haunted by a past in which his soldier father abandoned him, his mother gave him up and his brother was maimed before his eyes. He suffers deeply from prejudice when he tries out for
So good I'm reading it at school.
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Review: All the Broken Pieces This poetic prose was good, but a lot of it was implying events and happenings without explaining them and what made them so meaningful. It was intriguing and nostalgic, but it seems like it's missing something.
Review: All the Broken Pieces Such beautiful writing! It took me a little while to get the dynamics of the story, but it flows so smoothly. Definitely one to share.
Review: All the Broken Pieces Powerful. I love the language within the story, and as it is written is verse, was a super quick read. I found my students looking at me as I was reading, and crying at the same time! Heartfelt, emotional, and so many strong messages!