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❮Download❯ ➻ The Star Side of Bird Hill ➿ Author Naomi Jackson – Famulantenaustausch.de After their mother can no longer care for them young Phaedra and her older sister Dionne are exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados to live with their grandmother Hyacinth a midwife and practitAfter their mother can no longer care for them young Phaedra and her older sister Dionne are exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados to live with their grandmother Hyacinth a midwife and practitioner of the local spiritual practic.

E of obeahDionne spends the summer in search of love testing her grandmother's limits and wanting to go home Phaedra explores Bird Hill where her family has lived for generations accompanies her grandmother in her role as a midwife and.

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PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - Naomi Jackson is the author of a novel The Star Side of Bird Hill Star Side was nominated for an NAACP Image Award and the HurstonWright Legacy Award longlisted for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award The Black Caucus of the American Library Association named Jackson’s novel an Honor Boo

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  1. Roxane Roxane says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUBLovely prose Started strangely as if in the middle of a conversation but it uickly flowed into a gorgeous coming of age novel about two young girls sent to Barbados to live with their grandmother What Jackson does especially well is capture the small island village where Dionne and Phaedra find themselves and the tightly bound community they become a part of Very memorable novel


  2. Angela M Angela M says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUBI wish I could think of a different way to say coming of age The phrase is used so often to describe how children come to the verge of adulthood and they are usually taken there by some difficult events but there's no getting around it That's exactly what this story is about and how these characters face sadness depression death while trying to find a place in the world Two sisters Phaedra aged 10 and Dionne aged 16 are forced to learn about and to face some harsh realities that life deals them They are sent for the summer to Barbados to live with their grandmother Hyacinth when their mother is unable to care for themAt times it's easy to dislike 16 year old Dionne She's angry and a little wild but we see how caring she really is as we learn that she cared for her sister and tended to her incapacitated mother when they lived in Brooklyn It is apparent that undernea


  3. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUBI was very surprised considering how well this book was written to find out it is this authors first novel The journey from


  4. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUBThis is a beautiful novel about family complexities universal insights on growing up and the challenge of crumplesWhen the two sisters leave for Barbados to live with their grandmother for the summer the girls receive steadiness of supervision routines chores and rituals than from their mother back in New York The reader will wonder whywaiting to know about the mystery of both parents Naomi Jackson takes us on a journey with each of the girls Their characters along with the grandmother are all so realistic you can see yourself in each of them The reader can be age 10 or 16 or 63 It's actually a little challenging to review this novel because I think much said of anything can spoil readers having their own experience Its RICH IN UALITY It will touch you deeply It's a great book club discussion pickIt could also be a wonderful movie My one criticism is that I felt too many names were introduced at the start of the storytelling Several were minor characters that we didn't need t


  5. Anna Luce Anna Luce says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB“Loving a country besides the one you lived in was a recipe for disaster” The Star Side of Bird Hill is an enjoyable coming of age novel about two sisters Dionne and Phaedra who are sent off by their mother to spend their summer with their grandmother Hyacinth in a small town in Barbados The girls' aren't too happy to leave Brooklyn even if their homelife hasn't been great given that their mother who is suffering from depression and no longer works can't look after them or herself for the matter In Bird Hill they are forced to acclimatise to a different culture and are often treated as foreign by their grandmother's community Although Phaedra who is 10 misses her mum she soon grows attached to Hyacinth especially once she learns how vital a role she plays in the community Fifteen year old Dionne


  6. J Beckett J Beckett says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB“Hyacinth said that it was a gift to greet a new day and that you needed to meet it in a way that showed how grateful you were to have your life spared “This sentence on page 29 of Naomi Jackson's 298 page beautiful and engaging novel Star Side of Bird Hill essentially sums up the entire story It brings to light a cacophony of seasoned wisdom and lessons for the youth who believe they are invincible Set in St John Barbados a town on the east side of the island full of spirit not just from the noted church that uietly but profoundly becomes a symbolic character in my opinion but from the inhabitants and the environment itself and subset in Brooklyn New


  7. Esil Esil says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUBThe Star Side of Bird Hill is a lovely well written book with a good story although readers should know it has a sad undercurrent with a very sad event right in the middle


  8. Read In Colour Read In Colour says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUBI can't remember the last time a book made me laugh AND cry Loved loved LOVED the characters in this book


  9. Book Riot Community Book Riot Community says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUBI feel like the descriptions of this book revealed too much so I'm just going to tell you a little and then wave my arms in the air like Kermit because holy cats this novel is wonderful It's a great summer in Brooklyn but Phaedra and her older sister Dionne have been shipped off to Barbardos to stay with the grandmother they hardly know The girls' mother is suffering from depression and thinks the trip will do them good The girls try to adjust to the unfamiliar ways of the island while their grandmother Hyacinth attempts to help raise them and keep them close in a way she didn't with their mother This book is wonderful and lyrical a really stellar de


  10. Jaylia3 Jaylia3 says:

    PDF/EPUB famulantenaustausch.de È The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUB Ô The Star Kindle - star ebok, side mobile, bird epub, hill book, The Star epub, Side of epub, Star Side of mobile, The Star Side of Bird Hill ePUBThis poignant coming of age story combines lyrical writing with a realistic earthiness occasionally it’s slightly too earthy for my tastes and it features two sisters Phaedra age 10 and Dionne age 16 whose plans for the summer are upended when their barely functioning mother sends them a world away from Brooklyn to Barbados to live with their grandmother a midwife and herbalist skills that have been passed down in their family since the times of enslavement


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