Hope for Haiti

E Book Hope for Haiti This first book written and illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson is brilliant from t

E-Book Hope for Haiti This first book written and illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson is brilliant, from the opening words to the closing lines. This is a powerful glimpse into the tragedy of the Haiti earthquake, served up with an ample dose of hope and courage. I so admire the way this book is crafted and am thankful that this remarkable story can also be a vessel to help the children of Haiti.. Hope for Haiti Viral Books The earth shook, and his whole neighborhood was gone Now he and his mother are living in the soccer stadium, in a shelter made of tin and bedsheets, waiting in line for food and water But even with so much sorrow all around, a soccer ball inspires a small but powerful link between a heartbroken country s past and its hopes for the future Jesse Joshua Watson has createdThe earth shook, and his whole neighborhood was gone Now he and his mother are living in the soccer stadium, in a shelter made of tin and bedsheets, waiting in line for food and water But even with so much sorrow all around, a soccer ball inspires a small but powerful link between a heartbroken country s past and its hopes for the future Jesse Joshua Watson has created an inspiring testament to the strength of the Haitian people and the promise of children.Book Details Format HardcoverPublication Date 10 12 2010Pages 32Reading Level Age 5 and Up. Jesse Joshua Watson is the illustrator of The Soccer Fence by Phil Bildner, Ghetto Cowboy and Chess Rumble by G Neri, I and I by Tony Medina as well as the Hank Zipzer series by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver He is also the author illustrator of Hope for Haiti Jesse Joshua Watson lives in Washington State where he plays soccer religiously and surfs the chilly waters of the Pacific Northwest as often as he can.. Bestseller Book Hope for Haiti Watson's colorful illustrations and brief text tell how a group of Haitian children try to regain some normalcy in their lives following a destructive earthquake by playing soccer with a ball made of rags. The author emphasizes how life goes on even in the face of such a tragedy.
Hope for Haiti Improving The Quality Of Life For The Hope for Haiti is a Haiti non profit organization focused on improving quality of life for the Haitian people Find out about how to support the cause. Hope For Haiti Giving orphans in Haiti a better life Hope For Haiti Foundation MISSION The Hope for Haiti Foundation was registered in by Peter and Shay Fontana as a charitable organization The main aim of the Foundation is to give orphans in Haiti Hope for Haiti Hope for Haiti Watson, Jesse Joshua, Watson, Jesse Joshua Oct , The book Hope for Haiti is refreshingly wonderful the children in the author s Jesse book are actually real Haitian children Watson says I just realized that

  1. Jesse Joshua Watson is the illustrator of The Soccer Fence by Phil Bildner, Ghetto Cowboy and Chess Rumble by G Neri, I and I by Tony Medina as well as the Hank Zipzer series by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver He is also the author illustrator of Hope for Haiti Jesse Joshua Watson lives in Washington State where he plays soccer religiously and surfs the chilly waters of the Pacific Northwest as often as he can.

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  1. Watson s colorful illustrations and brief text tell how a group of Haitian children try to regain some normalcy in their lives following a destructive earthquake by playing soccer with a ball made of rags The author emphasizes how life goes on even in the face of such a tragedy.


  2. This first book written and illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson is brilliant, from the opening words to the closing lines This is a powerful glimpse into the tragedy of the Haiti earthquake, served up with an ample dose of hope and courage I so admire the way this book is crafted and am thankful that this remarkable story can also be a vessel to help the children of Haiti.



  3. Hope for Haiti, written by Jesse Watson, is an inspirational story told from the point of view of a little boy that lived through the earthquake in Haiti This story starts off with a great description of what the earthquake felt like to this little boy Without describing the visual effects this disaster had on the town, the little boy speaks of his feelings and his loss of happiness After the earthquake, families made their shelters on a nearby soccer field For the little boy, the soccer field b [...]


  4. Opening Showing the cover of the book, I ask students to make predictions about what the book is about Who can tell me what is going on in the cover illustration of this book, Hope for Haiti children respond a boy is playing soccer That s pretty obvious, right children respond yes Raise your hand if you ve ever played soccer before children respond Great So who knows what Haiti is Now, how do you think the title Hope for Haiti connects with soccer children respond Those are all excellent guesses [...]


  5. Ok, I may or may not have cried my eyes out reading this book I can neither confirm nor deny such rumors This book really is amazing and it s worth a buy I may not be a big sports fan, but I love stories of a team of people working together to overcome obstacles, and that is what happens in sports, so I can relate to these stories Here, the devastation that has happened in Haiti makes the children and townspeople sad, but a small group of kids start playing soccer together, and their teamwork re [...]


  6. I loved this book It is about the story of a little boy that lived in Haiti when the tsunami hit and how everyone had to love in little huts on the soccer fiend after it happened He then begins to play with a ball and there is a little relief from all of the pain and suffering that the country is experiencing The boy had always dreamed of playing professional soccer and his dreams started to come true when a man gave him and actual soccer ball This story is filled with hope and showing that ther [...]


  7. A touching story told through the eyes of a young boy in earthquake stricken Haiti This is a story of devastation and the eternal hope that children can have Though there is much for the children at the disaster relief camps to be sad about, they find laughter and joy in a simple game of soccer.A portion of the proceeds from this book also goes to help Haiti recover as there is still much to be done.


  8. This realistic fiction shows children how they can ban together to overcome challenges Following the earthquake in Haiti that killed thousands and lefts many homeless, families had to find ways to keep moving through life This story shows how the children make the camp a home through the game of soccer Sports is an aspect of culture that unites the world Children experience the beauty of this through Hope for Haiti.


  9. This book uses beautiful illustrations to tell a story of a young boy that survived the earthquake in Haiti After theEarthquake, the country was left in shambles and the young boy was forced to live in a stadium shelter The boy finds a way to cope with the tragedy by putting his energy into playing soccer The story gives a beautiful message of hope and shows how a country can come together to recover from tragedy.


  10. I loved this story so much I read it several times A heartwarming story of hope for the people of Haiti after the massive earthquake that displaced so many residents The illustrations are just incredible They are so colorful I would love to include this book in my classroom and personal libraries This book would be a great example for showing students how to write about an event for possible personal narratives.


  11. Written from the perspective of a Haitian boy after the earthquake who finds joy again in playing soccer with friends Starts off poetic When the earth shook and took away my neighborhood, I thought I would never be happy again Wailing filled my ears Dust filled my nose Tears filled my eyes The end of the book is occasionally a bit too didactic for my taste Giant colorful illustrations.


  12. This was such a tender story about a willingness to endeavor to persevere It reminds us that a natural disaster can happen to any of us at any time and take all we know and leave us with just the bare bones of a life but we can still be happy and thrive A very heartfelt story that can teach us all a little something.


  13. I really like the way this book showed how real the devastation in Haiti was for the people that live there It showed how people deal with real life problems and how the kids in Haiti dealt with what happened.


  14. A Haitian boy learns to move on from the past with the help of a friendly stranger and a soccer ball This is a bit too much of an issue book evne young children know when they are being preached at but the langauge is poetic and the simple illustrations are bright and active.


  15. After the earthquake in Haiti, families are living in temporary shelters in the soccer stadium The kids start playing with a rag soccer ball Soon they forget about the troubles of their current lives as they enjoy the thrill of the game I read this book for free on wegivebooks


  16. This book describes the typical life of a Haitian child in the aftermath of the earthquakes This would be a great book to introduce to students to explain what it s like for these children and how they have aspirations similar to the students themselves.



  17. This book is about a boy who uses soccer to help him mourn the earthquake in Haiti It is an inspirational story of children who cope with a horrific event by playing soccer.



  18. This book is about a boy who lives in Haiti, where there was an earthquake The boy explains with great details what it was like when the earthquake happened.






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