Fish in a Tree



Everybody Is Smart In Different Ways But If You Judge A Fish By Its Ability To Climb A Tree, It Will Live Its Life Believing It Is Stupid Ally Has Been Smart Enough To Fool A Lot Of Smart People Every Time She Lands In A New School, She Is Able To Hide Her Inability To Read By Creating Clever Yet Disruptive Distractions She Is Afraid To Ask For Help After All, How Can You Cure Dumb However, Her Newest Teacher Mr Daniels Sees The Bright, Creative Kid Underneath The Trouble Maker With His Help, Ally Learns Not To Be So Hard On Herself And That Dyslexia Is Nothing To Be Ashamed Of As Her Confidence Grows, Ally Feels Free To Be Herself And The World Starts Opening Up With Possibilities She Discovers That There S A Lot To Her And To Everyone Than A Label, And That Great Minds Don T Always Think Alike.Fish in a Tree

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[Reading] ➰ Fish in a Tree  ➸ Lynda Mullaly Hunt – Tiffanydaniels.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • Fish in a Tree
  • Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • English
  • 18 December 2019
  • 0399162593

10 thoughts on “Fish in a Tree

  1. says:

    I don t see why this book shouldn t be read by every single middle schooler out there Young adults also And why not adults as well, it is pretty captivating No one should keep themselves from reading it because of their age.Because it explores such timeless and important themes I wish there was a book like this one when I was in middle school I remember well having a really hard time the last year, and this would have helped a lot Ally isn t alone, but she does feel lonely Even in a room I don t see why this book shouldn t be read by every single middle schooler out there Young adults also And why not adults as well, it is pretty captivating No one should keep themselves from reading it because of their age.Because it explores such timeless and important themes I wish there was a book like this one when I was in middle school I remember well having a really hard time the last year, and this would have helped a lot Ally isn t alone, but she does feel lonely Even in a room full of people full of her classmates, the people she s known for years she doesn t feel like there s anyone on her side Until Mr Daniels arrives, replacing Mrs Hall who is having a baby Mr Daniels cares deeply about his students, and when he sees Ally struggling, he...

  2. says:

    Soooo.black sheep here in a big way, but I m completely at a loss to explain why this has an average of nearly 4.5 stars I actually ALMOST gave it 2 stars, but thought maybe I was being too nitpicky about the biggest problems I had with the book see below I still might come back and do that, but thought I would give myself some time to consider ETA DAYS of considering this book indetail has convinced me that I can t leave this at three starts so I ve dropped it to my original thou Soooo.black sheep here in a big way, but I m completely at a loss to explain why this has an average of nearly 4.5 stars I actually ALMOST gave it 2 stars, but thought maybe I was being too nitpicky about the biggest problems I had with the book see below I still might come back ...

  3. says:

    Ally and her experiences will resonate with many children and teachers A beautiful, hopeful story.

  4. says:

    Read on the WondrousBooks blog. I want to give him an answer, but I have both too many words and not enough To be honest, this book was an unexpected gem for me I liked the cover and I was in for some new books from NetGalley, but I didn t think it would be awesome, I expected a pleasant enough read at most Turned out it was quite the amazing book after all.Fish In A Tree tells the story of a young girl who can ...

  5. says:

    This was a fairly sweet story, but I felt like it was too much what is trendy right now writing books about children with difficulties fitting in who make great discoveries about their identities and gain sudden confidence This is an easy story to tell, but it s not realistic Further, I felt that the characters were very stereotypical and not well developed This bothers me in children s books because the popular girls are always mean, the nerdy kids get beat up all the time, and the t This was a fairly sweet story, but I felt like it was too much what is trendy right now writing books about children with difficulties fitting in who make great discoveries about their identities and gain sudden confidence This is an easy story to tell, but it s not realistic Further, I felt that the characters were very stereotypical and not well developed This bothers me in children s books because the popular girls are always mean, the nerdy kids get beat up all the time, and the teachers don t care when a kid is bullied right in front of them Yes, all of these things CAN happen, but they are far from the norm However, we see them constantly in children s literature.I also didn t find the premise believable I have worked as a reading interventionist in schools, and it would be very, very difficult to make it to sixth grade with no one noticing that a child couldn t read Every child is tested regularly one on one in the schools se...

  6. says:

    Ugh Two stars is definitely generous for this one, but I guess I would recommend it not very enthusiastically to middle graders who like problem novels and aren t old enough to notice that this is hackneyed as hell There is a mean girl who is cartoonishly mean, a sassy black best friend SERIOUSLY , a smart kid who talks like Data ARGH , a super shy Japanese girl who talks in broken English headdesk , and a warm hearted cool male teacher who wears funny ties and saves the day while sayi Ugh Two stars is definitely generous for this one, but I guess I would recommend it not very enthusiastically to middle graders who like problem novels and aren t old enough to notice that this is hackneyed as hell There is a mean girl who is cartoonishly mean, a sassy black best friend SERIOUSLY , a smart kid who talks like Data ARGH , a super shy Japanese girl who talks in broken English headdesk , and a warm hearted cool male teacher who wears funny ties and saves the day while saying things like It s so brave of you to come to school every day knowing that the other kids will razz you RAZZ YOU And the too special to be true heroine says things like Yeah, he s a peach, because it is 1950 apparently maybe that s why no one in the world has ever heard of dyslexia before but no, because there is Skyping I migh...

  7. says:

    I m pretty confused at the amount of 4 and 5 star reviews for this one It s almost like people haven t read this exact book 57 times already.Apparently I m in the minority in proclaiming there to be waywrong with Fish in a Tree than there is right Sowe have a book about a dyslexic child that s close to 300 pages Is Hunt trying to give dyslexic kids a panic attack Also, as a sixth grade reading and writing teacher, it s UNFATHOMABLE to believe that a child could make it all the way t I m pretty confused at the amount of 4 and 5 star reviews for this one It s almost like people haven t read this exact book 57 times already.Apparently I m in the minority in proclaiming there to be waywrong with Fish in a Tree than there is right Sowe have a book about a dyslexic child that s close to 300 pages Is Hunt trying to give dyslexic kids a panic attack Also, as a sixth grade reading and writing teacher, it s UNFATHOMABLE to believe that a child could make it all the way to sixth grade without anyone noticing she s dyslexic In what appears to be a pretty competent school district with ...

  8. says:

    4.5 starsstrong, relatable book about a girl with a secret Ally gets into trouble all the time at school because she won t do her reading and writing She won t follow directions, and she makes really bad decisions about what she does and says.She is a talented artist, as her brother is a talented mechanicas long as they don t have to read the directions For years they have both hidden the fact they can t read or write They distract, they overcompensate, and they just take the hits as b 4.5 starsstrong, relatable book about a girl with a secret Ally gets into trouble all the time at school because she won t do her reading and writing She won t follow directions, and she makes really bad decisions about what she does and says.She is a talented artist, as her brother is a talented mechanicas long as they don t have t...

  9. says:

    I read oodles of books Always have Always will Sure wish these blogs were around when I was growing up in the age of typewriters My reading experiences are quite different than the students I chat with on a daily basis They come at books with their own unique perspectives Just like me Just like you This book has an appealing emotional punch that is similar to Wonder, by R.J Palacio and terrific character development As an adult reader who has many favorites when it comes to books on I read oodles of books Always have Always will Sure wi...

  10. says:

    Ally struggles in school, often getting in trouble for flippant behavior that she uses to deflect the teacher s attention to the fact that she has trouble reading and writing When she gives her teacher a sympathy card at a baby shower, she gets in eventrouble, but no one at school still pays attention Her family has moved around quite a bit because her father is in the military, but her brother has had problems with reading as well Luckily, the substitute for the pregnant teacher, Mr D Ally struggles in school, often getting in trouble for flippant behavior that she uses to deflect the teacher s attention to the fact that she has trouble reading and writing When she gives her teacher a sympathy card at a baby shower, she gets in eventrouble, but no one at school still pays attention Her family has moved around quite a bit because her father is in the military, but her ...

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