Boy in the Striped Pajamas
By: John Boyne
One warm sunny day Bruno decides to set off for an adventure. He goes through his back gate and then comes to a fence. He follows this fence and he sees a dot, then it becomes a speck, then becomes a blob, that turns into a figure, that turns into boy! Bruno is relieved that there are boys to play with after all. Except this boy is very pale with almost a grey tint to his face and is wearing grey striped pajamas. As a few days pass Bruno starts to become friends with this young Jewish boy Shmuel. Everyday bruno finds himself sneaking bread and sometimes cheese for Shmuel. Bruno wants to go over to the other side of the fence with Shmuel but Shmuel refuses. Then one day Bruno asks Shmuel to bring an extra pair of pajamas so Bruno can crawl under the fence and play with Shmuel. With all the pressure Shmuel agrees.
The next day when meeting up Bruno crawls under the fence and puts on the pajamas. All of a sudden soldiers are around a group of people and Shmuel and Bruno get sucked into the crowd they have no ides whats going on, Read the book to find or what happens the two little boys.
The three things I learned in this book.
2- I learned that the Jews are not only prisoners but can be cooks or even other things.
3- I also learned that soldiers and hard and harsh on everyone even there own families.