Eve Bunting

By: Megan Benson

Central Idea Statement

Eve Bunting, was an author. She wrote books for children. She wrote books in her free time in college, because she wanted to be an author. She wrote books mostly in the Methodist College Belfast. She wrote books she wanted to be an author in college.

Summary of Research

Eve bunting was born on December 19, 1928 and went to Methodist College Belfast. She had some hardships along the way. For example, she immigrated to the United States to go to college and graduate with three children. Also had troubles with finding a college that would take her in and let her family live with her.Her inspiration was the shanachie was a storyteller who went from house to house telling his tales of ghosts and fairies, of old Irish heroes and battles still to be won. Maybe I'm a bit of a Shanachie myself, telling stories to anyone who will listen. This storytelling began as an inspiration for Bunting and has continued with her work. Now she is just living a normal life like anyone else.

Summary of Synthesized Information

Theme- the theme of this book is, be nice to people, because you probably do not know what is going on with them.

Mood- I think the mood of this book is, sad and kind of depressing because they talk about a lot of bullying related things and how rude people can be.

Citations

"Eve Bunting." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 06 Mar. 2015.

"Eve Bunting." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 06 Mar. 2015.