Friday, August 2, 2013

Book Review - The Unknown Zone

Choose a word to describe your book.

Title: The Unknown Zone.  Author: Phil Smith.
Date started: Monday 29th July 2013.   Date finished: Not yet finished.

This book was... Entertaining.

What was the book about?
This book is about a young girl named Hemi Ratana. Hemi Ratana is a fifteen year old girl who was traumatised by a humiliating incident. Climbing a giant Kauri on the Coromandel Peninsula in a do or die test of courage. In the back bending branches of the Kauri, Hemi finds a human skeleton. Around its neck is a key chain, what may the key be for? 160 years earlier, on the West Coast of the South Island was a group of Australian sealers. They are  taken captive by Ngai Tahu, marauders. In a desperate offer for survival one of the captives join up with another Maori group and they all travel to the Eastern Coromandel.  

What did you like about the book?
That no matter what this family did to this girl she never let that over take her.

What was your favourite part of the book?
The little girl falls into the river bank and nearly dies but then she gets saved.

How many stars would you give this book? Colour the stars.
(5 – Excellent, 1 – Poor)
I would say this book is a five star book.

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