Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr Emma is resigned to the seeming reality that her name, spoken aloud, is her identity. Just 12, bright and. I, Emma Freke. EMMA · Sunshine State Young Reader Award ! “Emma is resigned to the seeming reality that her name, spoken aloud, is her identity. I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson is an exceptional book. Have you ever been called weird or different? Emma’s life is exceptionally hard.
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To read the full review over at The Book Buff, click here: So glad I picked freek up! I enjoyed this book because the fteke, Elizabeth Atkinson, has the ability to paint a picture in your mind. This book emmw absolutely wonderful! Read reviews that mention emma freke family reunion red hair year old six feet feet tall elizabeth atkinson side of the family great read bead shop freke family laugh out loud like a freak penelope was adopted father or his side great book felt like enjoyed the book read this book mother donatella.
When she meets up with her father’s side of the family, the Frekes, Emma begins to feel like she belongs — but begins to understand the importance of being true to yourself. Along the way though, Emma learns that being a Freke doesn’t mean she is actually a freak, and being her own person might be better than fitting in after all.
This book is the o package. SO if I haven’t thoroughly confused you with my random thoughts – I loved these characters, believable emmma great to read. The feathers make it look like Emma is really going to take off and fly. That brings me to my next point. I, Emma Freke is about a 6th grade girl who desperately wants to fit in, however she has bright red hair, is really smart, and is almost six feet tall.
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We already keep a running list in our minds as to how awful each side stacks up. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I was confused, however, at the reasons why he was deemed ‘unspeakable’. At 12 years old, she is almost 6 feet tall with bright red hair.
I, Emma Freke
Gently poking fun at the Wisconsin Frekes, the author also shows why Emma appreciates them. Disclosure of Material Connection: She is “too” tall, “too” smart, and painfully awkward with bright red hair. I, Emma Freke works so well, because Atkinson, establishes Emma’s voice from the very beginning and the dialogue is great. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. And her only friends are the local emma and a precocious year old adopted by emmaa two old ladies next door.
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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. One quibble with the jacket art – this girl does not look like a long and lean 6-footer to me, and I can’t imagine why Frekf would jump and toss her hair in quite this odd manner. Quiet Emma, for instance, keeps lists to organize her life and often feels like the adult to her short, round Italian mother, who dresses and acts like a teenager.
Although, in these kind stories I sort of like little parts that makes them different than other book like stories like these.
She pretty much does everything possible to avoid talking with people her own age. While Emma desperately tries to find her niche, she discovers that perhaps it’s better to be her own “freak” than someone else’s Freke.
I think readers who like to have connections with their characters would enjoy this book.
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Which is another reason I loved the cover for the book as well. She sees him in the woods from time to time, but nowhere else. Emma, however, wears her freakishness on the outside. Remember those horrible in-between years where you wore frekf I, Emma Freke follows the story of tweenage Emma, who has never quite in with her peers.
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Emma may have found people that look like her, but does she really want to be like them? Jul 19, Karly added it Shelves: If you’ve ever attended a family reunion, those chapters might cause you to shout out, “It’s just like that! Feb 15, Diana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Emma’s father is long gone, but she has always been curious about him, so she leaps at a surprise invitation to attend the annual Freke Family gathering in Wisconsin.