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J. Kasper Kramer ✓ 6 Summary

Summary The Story That Cannot Be Told í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ A middle grade debut that weaves together folklore and history to tell the story of a girl finding her voice and the strength to use it during the final months of the Communist regime in Romania in 1989Ileana has always collected stories Some are aAck when families had enough food and the hot water worked on than just Saturday nights Others are folktales like the one she was named for which her father used to tell her at bedtime But some stories can get you in trouble like the dangerous one criticizing Romania’s Communist government that Uncle Andrei published right before he went missingFe. E ARC from Edelweiss PlusHad uite an evening of books I liked that my students would let gather dust Romania in 1989 Very interesting Liked the characters and the glimpse into their world However it is an unusual historical period and the reliance on tales slowed this down from time to time Also a bit on the long side This would go well with Nielsen's Words on Fire but since I seem to have completely lost my readership for folk tales students also don't know Mother Goose which is surely a sign of the End Times I can't name a single student to whom I would hand this I try to think of students when I put books on my list to purchase If I can't think of a name past or present why am I buying the bookWill pass on this not because of the merits of the book but because of my school audience for it

Summary ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ J. Kasper Kramer

A middle grade debut that weaves together folklore and history to tell the story of a girl finding her voice and the strength to use it during the final months of the Communist regime in Romania in 1989Ileana has always collected stories Some are about the past before the leader of her country tore down her home to make room for his golden palace; b. Ileana loves to collect stories and she has a very large number to share The issue is that stories can be dangerous where she lives Her uncle has experienced this first hand as he’s been missing since the publication of one of his stories Now when the family’s safety is put at risk in Bucharest they send Ileana away to live with her grandparents for a time Here Ileana discovers that there’s so much she never knewThe setting is Communist Romania in the late 1980s It’s such a difficult time with food rationing unrest and low living standards in general I have to admit that I didn’t know much about this time period in Romania nor did my kids The book is both educational and entertaining— woven with folklore in between what’s happening in real time We never lost interest and my kids were literally buried in their books It’s beautifully crafted with wonderful characters and storytellingPersonally I enjoyed the story very much and decided on a 4 star rating whereas the kids were a solid 5 stars —no uestions asked Some of the content was a little complex but it didn’t faze them We looked forward to reading it daily We read physical hardcovers and also enjoyed the audio along with the book The Story That Cannot Be Told is tense at times and also full of emotion but funny too It has also inspired me and my children to read historical fiction I recommend it for middle graders adults with an interest and anyone who loves a good story45 starsYou can see this review and others wwwreadrantrockandrollcom

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The Story That Cannot Be ToldAring for her safety Ileana’s parents send her to live with the grandparents she’s never met far from the prying eyes and ears of the secret police and their spies who could be any of the neighbors But danger is never far away Now to save her family and the village she’s come to love Ileana will have to tell the most important story of her lif. Oh my goodness this book I lucked out and got my hands on an arc but I will be buying this for my children AND my parents when it releases Truly this is a story all ages will treasure