Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Susie Salmon was murdered. In heaven she watches life on earth continue without her. Her family tries to find out what happened to their daughter. After a few weeks pass the neighbor’s dog finds Susie’s elbow in a field near her house. The police searched for Susie for months but after a while they gave up.

Susie’s sister Lindsey has a feeling that Mr. Harvey, a neighbor, had killed her sister.  Mr. Harvey behaves suspiciously.  Lindsey wants to know if he is really the killer of her sister. She decides to search Mr. Harvey’s house when he goes to the market. While she is walking in his room she sees a crack on the floor, so she looks at the floor and sees that it could open. She opens it and finds a book. In the book, Mr. Harvey had drawn horrible pictures of Susie and the other girls he had murdered .

You will not believe what happens when Mr.Harvey finds her in his room.
Mariana Umana , 8th grade