Saipan Southern High School book club members and other island teens discuss their books of interest by writing their thoughts about the book choice of the month.
Chapter eleven is sad. When a child looses their mother at a young age it’s so sad) = Growing up without a mother is tough. In this chapter Sam witnesses his mom suffering from her sickness and she’s sleeps in a hospital bed at their house. If my mother was in this kind of situation (God forbid) I’d loose myself, but with Sam he was strong he didn’t really let his emotions take over him or maybe he knew his mom was in a serious condition and he didn’t want to witness her death. Towards the end of the chapter, Sam crawls under his mom’s bed and listens to his moms breathing, as he listens, he breaths along with her, That was a touching moment!
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Chapter 11 When I read this chapter, my feeling is so sad, even feeling of weeping, even let me missing my mom, whoever, if lose mother, I think that is a sad thing. This chapter is about Sam was fourth grade, was a young boy, but, he lose mother love, I think he is very pitiable, because, he is still so young, this age is how need mother, and I just remember Max, his mother also not there, and give love to him. When I stop here, lets me even feel am so happiness, because I have mother, and I can feeling love of her, when I need talk to her, I can, but, Sam, he can’t, so, I felt so sad!
Chapter 11 for me was really sad. While I was reading this chapter I really felt bad for Sam. I think that he was also sad about his mother. I felt really bad for Sam and his father. They must be going through a lot right now. I may not know what it is like to lose a parent or grandparent but I know that both Sam and his father are feeling very unhappy. I felt bad for Sam and his father based on the fact that his mom is really sick and is about to die. That’s all I have to say about this chapter.
It’s sad to see that Sam is foreseeing on his mother’s death. As she rapidly loses her life day after day and the relatives who look after her foretelling; she won’t live any longer. This is a terrible disappointment for anybody; if they lost their mother. I couldn’t envision the exertion the father had to deal with and explaining to his son his mother won’t be able to be there long enough. I already lost someone special in my life, and that enough was hard to believe. But to see our my mother in a situation like Sam’s mother is just unbearable and very saddening.
This chapter was about the death of Sam's mother. It really toughed my emotion. It was sad when she lay down on the bad with a pale face, smiling at Sam. The family became miserable in front of the death. And the fact that Sam was still an elementary school kid who had to endure and understand this hardship, this brought more sadness through my mind. It was mournful to imagine the time that will need mother's hand in Sam's further life.
This part is very sad. My feeling is same as Max. Actually has to parents is good. And we need to good parents. We I was reading this part. I think about the parents. Parents are really big specific gravity for my life and my family. They makes because parents baby the clothes, books, pencil, they makes food and makes my life. So, Sam is really sad because he lost his parents. But he has father. When we look around…some baby doesn’t have parents. So, we are helping them and with together make family. It is good think and good plan. We are helping together like Sam.
Loosing your mother at a young age is very heart breaking and sad. It may drag you down sometimes, but its best you stay strong. My first cousin was an only child. He lost his mother when he was 5th grade. Everyone could see how heartbroken he was. Up until this day, he is still strong & he is just the best person to be with. Anyways, Sam’s father must’ve struggled to tell Sam his mother wasn’t going to live any longer. It really sucks. I am greatful to have both my mother & father. I love them so much! They are the reason I don’t go lacking wants and needs. I really feel bad for Sam. I really really do!
man this chapter just makes me want to cry.. If i was in the same situation as sam I would know what I would do if I saw my mom that way. Or if I knew that sooner or later my mom is leaving us. But for these kinds of situation its better to be a strong person. Im so prous that Sam was stong enough to handle the fact that his mother l eft him at a young age. Thats tough i mean very tough but he still accepted it. Its reeally difficult not having our mommys around and thats true. :(
Chapter 11I think that Sam lived a hard life because growing up without a mother is very hard to deal with. I also think that he really miss spending time with his mother an joking around with her. But I didn’t really understand why he really hated that bed from the hospital. I think when every time Sam think of his mother he feels sad because he saw his mother suffering.
Chapter 11:This chapter was a little sad and disappointing. I think that Sam was too young to understand all of this. I think that Sam wanted to go to school so he won’t hear all the things that his mom was struggling through. When Sam comes home from school his mom was still there and I think that he was happy because he still has time to spend with her. I think that when Sam starts to count his moms breath he feels sad and he is thinking what now? When Sam wakes up he notices that he is in his room and I think he is probably wondering how the hell he get there.
In the beginning of chapter eleven of “Hanging on to Max”, Sam’s mother was at home in her death bed waiting to die. Sam would sneak down stairs at night and sleep under the hospital bed that his mother laid on and count her breathing. At the end of the chapter, Sam’s mother had passed away. I don’t think that Sam cried when his mother passed away. When I was young and my grand father had passed away, I did not cry because I did not know what was going on. Although: now that I think about him, I cry a little because I miss him. I know Sam cries once in a while too because now he understands that she is gone.
In the beginning of chapter eleven of hanging on to Max, Sam’s mother was at home in her death bed waiting to die. I think that Sam wanted to go to school so he won’t hear all the things that his mom was struggling through. It really sucks. I am grateful to have both my mother and father. And we need to good parents. We I was reading this part. I think about the parents. Sam was still an elementary school kid who had to endure and understand this hardship; this brought more sadness through my mind. We are helping them and with together make family.