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❰BOOKS❯ ⚣ Running on the Roof of the World Author Jess Butterworth – Songuarachando.co.uk Join 12 year old Tash and her best friend Sam in a story of adventure survival and hope set in the vivid Himalayan landscape of Tibet and India Filled with friendship love and courage this young girl'Join 12 year old Tash and her best friend Sam in a story of adventure survival and hope set in the vivid Himalayan landscape of Tibet and India Filled with friendship love and courage this young girl's thrilling journey to save her parents is an ideal read for children aged 9 12There are two words that are.

Banned in Tibet Two words that can get you locked in prison without a second thought I watch the soldiers tramping away and call the words after them 'Dalai Lama'Tash has to follow many rules to survive in Tibet a country occupied by Chinese soldiers But when a man sets himself on fire in protest and soldie.

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10 thoughts on “Running on the Roof of the World

  1. Sophie Sophie says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBIThis is a great debut a race for safety set against a fraught political backdrop of protests and arrests in occupied Tibet Tash and Sam must escape across the mountains after a protest leads to their families being captured by the army The prose is short sharp and choppy but beautiful and evocative at the same time Jess gives a real sense of the setting and particularly of the animals with the two yaks being a real highlight An informative and gripping story for


  2. Andrea Andrea says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBIBeautiful to look at and easy to read this is the story of Tibetan children Tash and Sam Within the first few pages a shocking incident sends their village into lockdown The Chinese soldiers go looking for sympathisers and Tash's parents come under suspicion They are taken away and it is up to Tash and her best friend to get a message out to the Resistance to help set them freeI'd guess this was written with a middle school audience in mind and for the most part that seems a good fit BUT I feel the shocking incident while not graphic in its depiction might b


  3. Mrs G Mrs G says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBILoved this Unusual setting likeable characters short chapters and a page turner of a story Loved the chapter title pages too I think this would be perfect for UKS2


  4. Mathew Mathew says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBILiving under the rule of a Chinese occupation twelve year old Tashi sees her parents taken away from her small Tibetan home Suspected of being involved in an underground revolution to overthrow this rule or at the very least inform the outside world of what is going on Tashi’s parents find themselves imprisoned and her only hope seems to cross the Himalayas to India and seek help from the Dalai Lami Accompanied by her friend Sam and a pair of yaks both set off across the Himalayas in search of support It is clear from the back of the book that Jess has spent time in this region and living amongst Tibetan culture There was a sense here of a place which felt a little real and lived in that I thought I might encounter T


  5. JA Ironside JA Ironside says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBIMore like 35 stars although I think I would have rated this 4 stars if I'd been in the target age groupRunning on the roof of the world is an important story about oppression and not letting the evil done to you change you If you're aware of the situation in Tibet which has been going on since the 50s then you'll understand the setting for this story If you don't knowabout it yoy really should go and find out There are plenty of news items on exactly the same kinds of invasion and occupation in other countries but a curious silence in the media about Tibet and really that needs to change Despite the serioys subject matter this is an easy read very fast paced and geared firmly towards it's target audience It's an adventure story in the vein of The Silver Sword but I found it packed less of a punch emotionally than that book did I liked the story but I never felt close to the characters I think even as a child I woul


  6. K K says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBITrigger warnings self immolation gunshot wounds oppressive regimes?35 stars This is a solid middle grade story about a young Tibetan girl and her best friend trekking into India in search of the Dalai Lama Along the way they deal with soldiers and resistance members and not knowing who to trust It's compelling and full of action but I had a couple of issues with it 1 The characters are Tibetan but their names are abbreviated to Tash and Sam Whichit just made me slightly uncomfortable that their names were abbreviated to something that seemed Western You know? 2 A big part of Tash realising that there's far going on in the world than she knows is because a man in her village sets himself on fire in protest And it's brought up several times in the course of the story But an explanation as to WHY someone might do something like that and an emphasis that it's not something that should be encouraged as a form of protest doesn't com


  7. Ms Yingling Ms Yingling says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBIE ARC from NetgalleyWhen Tash and her friend Sam witness a man self immolating himself in the market place in their small Tibetan town they are scared for many reasons The police frown on any activity they do not approve and punish the transgressors heavily Sam's father is so bludgeoned by his surroundings that he doesn't care all that much about taking care of Sam but Tash's parents are both supportive of her and resistant to the Chinese government Her father writes what the government tells him in the local newspaper but also distributes anti government leaflets When the police come knocking on their door they give Tash some papers and a few supplies and tell her to hide and meet them later They never come Tash a


  8. Dena Batch of Books Dena Batch of Books says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBIWhen Running on the Roof of the World arrived in my mailbox I didn't waste any time I dove right in It was just as good as I was hoping forWhen her parents get taken in for questioning by Chinese soldiers Tash and her best friend Sam escape Tibet and head for India In order to get there they have to cross mountains dodge snipers and survive blizzards Survival stories are some of my all time favorite middle grade books This is a great addition to my survivor collection that contains other titles like Snow Dogs by Terry Lynn Johnson and Hatchet by Greg Paulsen I


  9. Donna Donna says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBII wanted to enjoy this than I did and it had potential but ultimately it felt rushed and it wasn't the book I was expecting and so I finished it disappointedThis book introduced me to the recent history of Tibet which I am grateful for as I knew nothing about it before reading this book and to its credit it prompted and encouraged me to find out That being said I was expecting a 'journey' book but the journey aspect of this book took up quite a short space and the book could have been improved by taking time and being longer Much of it felt rushed and while the short chapters were pacey and kept you reading there were times when I wanted to stay on a part of the story and explore it I appreciate it was written with a younger audience in mind and I would recommend


  10. Charlotte Hazlehurst Charlotte Hazlehurst says:

    PDFEPUB Jess Butterworth #181; #181; Running on the Roof of the World PDF #216; on the Roof of running pdf, roof pdf, world book, Running on epub, the Roof download, the Roof of the pdf, on the Roof ebok, on the Roof of the free, Running on the Roof of the World MOBII liked what the story was trying to be but something just wasn't there for me the chapters were very short sometimes a good thing and they felt bare li


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