By: Zlata Filipovic
Dear Mimmy, I'm trying to concentrate so that i can do my homework, but i simply can't. something is going on in town. you can hear gunfire from the hills. columns of people are spreading out from Dobrinja. They're trying to stop something, but they themselves don't know what.
Genre and Theme
1. What did you enjoy about the book?
I enjoyed that it was written as a diary and it showed how a real girl reacts to war.
2. Describe the author's writing style.
Zlata's writing style was obviously how you write in a diary. The date was a date at the top and then text under the date.
3. What interesting or note able facts do you know about the author?
Zlata was born December 3, 1980. The first date she wrote in her diary was September 20, 1991. She lived in Sarajevo, which is located in is located close to the center of Bosnia and Herzegovina in southeastern Europe.
4. Would you recommend this book?
I would definitely recommend this book because it was very interesting learning about the war in Sarajevo. it was also cool being able to hear the perspective of a young girl during a war.