Ice Drift Book Review

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Period 2
Book Review

Suddenly they heard a loud-the terrible sound of the ice floe breaking free from land. The boys watched in horror as the dark expanse of water between the ice and rte shore rapidly widens, and they start drifting south-away from their home, their family, and everything they’ve ever known. This quote is in the very beginning in the book when you find out that fourteen year old Alika and his younger brother, Sulu are hunting seals and an ice berg hits the floe that they are on and they are sent into the ocean on a huge piece of ice. A terrific part of the book Ice Drift by Theodore Taylor is when Alika, Sulu, and their lead dog Jamka fight their first polar
Ancient Egypt had so many treasures; there were the great pyramids and the great Nile to name a few.
We have discovered the treasures in the pyramids to study today. The Nile River still floods today.
Egypt would be a very dry desert if not for the Nile River flooding every year July through October.
Crops grow well along the banks of the Nile.
Egyptians still grow crops today and are thankful for the Nile River and its gift of rich soil and water.
History has a tendency to repeat itself. If people do not remember the times of trouble in the past and how they came about, similar tragedies can happen again. Not only should people remember the past by studying history, they should learn the cause and effects of historical events. Genocide is defined by the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide as any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, as such: "Killing members of the group; Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;