Thursday, 28 June 2012
Malorie BLACKMAN (2010), Boys don’t cry, FSC.
By Isaac Chicaiza, 2ºESO A
summer ahead of him, university, then a career as a journalist… But all that changes when his old girlfriend
comes to his house with a baby telling him it’s his and suddenly his life changes forever.
Will he take care of it? Will he keep the baby? Can he still
go university? To find out read Boys don’t cry.
My favorite character is Dante because even though at the beginning of the story he seems reluctant to take care of
the baby and continuously tries to get rid of the child
(Emma), by the end of the book he accepts his
responsibilities as a father and starts taking care of her properly.
My other favorite character is Dante’s dad, because even though he is extremely disappointed with his son, he tells
him how to take care of Emma, he is very wise and teaches Dante a lot about childcare.
At the beginning of the book the relationship between Dante and his dad is very
awkward because Dante doesn’t really feel appreciated by his dad but as the story progresses they start to improve their frosty relationship, especially at the end as
they all celebrate Emma’s fist birthday.
I would recommend this book to people in their high teens because it talks a lot
about relationships and how it would ruin your future if you have a child at that age.
If you want to see the trailer for Boys Don’t Cry, go to: