[E–pub] The Camel Bookmobile BY Masha Hamilton

  • Paperback
  • 336
  • The Camel Bookmobile
  • Masha Hamilton
  • English
  • 03 July 2020
  • 9780753823828

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The Camel Bookmobile review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Fiona Sweeney wants to do something that matters and she chooses to make her mark in the arid bush of northeastern Kenya By helping to start a traveling library she hopes to bring the words of Homer Hemingway and Dr Seuss to far flung tiny communities where people live dai. Fiona Sweeney is a librarian who accepts a job with a charitable foundation to bring books to remote villages in Africa promoting literacy among the tiny far flung communities of northeastern Kenya These settlements are impoverished lacking roads or schools and the people s lives are steeped in tradition and superstition Because the donated books are limited in number and the settlements are many the library has initiated a tough fine if anyone fails to return a book the bookmobile will stop comingTalk about a clash of cultures What use is reading Tom Sawyer or a how to book on raising children to these people They don t understand the references can t imagine why someone would paint a fence and have no place to buy ANY formula let alone a variety of formulas These are the arguments that the local African officials make trying to dissuade Fiona from persisting in taking the caravan of camels to the villages And yet the reality is that there are stories that inspire and piue interest Some of the residents see good in learning to read and dream of going to the city to further their education Of course others are certain that the drought is a punishment for their reaching beyond their borders or allowing the bookmobile to come to them in the first place That clash of cultures was what was most interesting to me in the book But Hamilton also includes a couple of relationships that become somewhat entangled in the story This took the book in a direction I wasn t expecting and found somewhat dissatisfying Judge Dredd Chronicles #19 remote villages in Africa promoting literacy among the tiny far flung communities of northeastern Kenya These settlements are impoverished lacking THE WALLPAPER CHASE roads or schools and the people s lives are steeped in tradition and superstition Because the donated books are limited in number and the settlements are many the library has initiated a tough fine if anyone fails to SpongeBob Mix Match return a book the bookmobile will stop comingTalk about a clash of cultures What use is Rules of the Knife Fight reading Tom Sawyer or a how to book on Know What I Saw? raising children to these people They don t understand the The Goodbye Girl Vocal Selections references can t imagine why someone would paint a fence and have no place to buy ANY formula let alone a variety of formulas These are the arguments that the local African officials make trying to dissuade Fiona from persisting in taking the caravan of camels to the villages And yet the Gunnin' For Love reality is that there are stories that inspire and piue interest Some of the MIA Hunter residents see good in learning to Overlords of Atlantis and the Great Pyramid read and dream of going to the city to further their education Of course others are certain that the drought is a punishment for their Magic and Mayhem reaching beyond their borders or allowing the bookmobile to come to them in the first place That clash of cultures was what was most interesting to me in the book But Hamilton also includes a couple of Good bye relationships that become somewhat entangled in the story This took the book in a direction I wasn t expecting and found somewhat dissatisfying

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The Camel Bookmobile review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ly with drought hunger and disease Her intentions are honorable and her rules are firm due to the limited number of donated books if any one of them is not returned the bookmobile will not returnBut encumbered by her Western values Fi does not understand the people she see. Certain books are allowed to be less than perfect For example any book about librarians or book collecting or even writing is such a welcome publishing event that I give it some slack just the mere fact that someone decided to choose these as subjects is enough to allow the author some latitude The Camel Bookmobile conseuently I have let the belt out a couple of notches The writing is acceptable The characters shimmy up against stereotype here and there The author lets the genuine details appear now and then and the book shines I worried through the first few chapters concerned the author was trying to make a point change the world but she got bigger as the novel moved along and showed both the dark and the light The chief librarian seemed thin throughout surely time in England would have developed his character a bit I ended up deciding to like the book despite its small flaws It is after all the story of the power of words on lives