Sunday, January 3, 2010

Night Boat to Freedom

by Margaret Theis Raven; illustrated by E.B. Lewis

What color is freedom to you?

42 comments:

  1. Jaeshauna Mrs.Binkley's classFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:19 AM

    The color of freedom to me is red because it is the color of being set free and freedom is the most awesome thing you can have.

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  2. KARRINGTON FROM MRS. BINKELY CLASSFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:20 AM

    IF I HAD A COLOR TO PICK FOR FREEDOM IT WOULD BE RED BECUASE THAT IS THE COLOR OF PEOPLES BLOOD AND THE BOY IN THE STORY WORE A SHIRT ON THE LAST DAY HE WENT TO GO GET THE PEOPLE.THE BOY THAT WAS IN THE STORY WAS VERY SMART HE HELP PEOPLE ESCAPE SLAVERY!!I AM PUTTING THIS IN CAPITAL LETTERS BECAUSE I FELL VERY VERY STRONG ABOUT THIS STORY!!!!

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  3. Henry from Mrs.BinkleyFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:22 AM

    My color of freedom is blue because of the sky in the the night because I look up at the stars and feel good about myself.

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  4. cidney from mrs.Binkle classFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:23 AM

    In the night boat of freedom they had a color, if i had a color i would choose yellow. i would choose yellow because it stands for freedom to me.I know this month is black history month. I like black history month because you get to learn how it was back then.there were alot of slavery back then.!!!!!!!!!

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  5. Devon simmons K.Binkley 5th grade classFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:23 AM

    The night boat to freedom is a great book all
    children should read it Christmas John's grandmother quilt for Christmas John he loved it he took his grand mother with his
    it is a great book. My favorite color is blue
    because when Ilook up at the sky I see the clouds and they make animals and pictures.

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  6. John in Ms. Binkley's classFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:24 AM

    I think blue is the color of freedom because it was the river's color and the river led them.

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  7. RASHAWN FROM MRS.BINKLEY CLASSFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:25 AM

    The color of freeedom to me is gold because the color gold is a bright and the most beautiful color in the world. The book said one day the grandma pick all the color in the world THAT IS THE BEST BOOK I HEARD IN THE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  8. Fabian from Ms. Binkley's classFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:27 AM

    Blue is the color of freedom to me because it is the most peaceful color I've seen.

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  9. leydi from mrs.binkleyFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:28 AM

    The color of feedom is sky blue to me because sky blue is the color of the sky is beautiful because when you look up to the sky you see beautiful birds and birds reminds me of freedom.

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  10. Lizbeth from Mrs.BinkleyFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:28 AM

    The color of freedom is blue to me because the river is freedom.I think that blue is freedom because it is the color of the river and it lead me to freedom.

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  11. Jessica from Mrs.BinklelyFebruary 9, 2010 at 9:28 AM

    The color of freedom is white to me because of the north star. I think that white is freedom because it's bright at night.

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  12. Brianna from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:22 AM

    Yellow is the color of freedom because of the sun it makes me feel so happy about myself.

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  13. Bryan from Mrs.Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:23 AM

    My color for freedom is blue because every time I go to the beach on vacation I think of joy and freedom.

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  14. Elizabeth from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:23 AM

    My favorite color is green because green is the color of nature.Nature feels free because you feel the breeze.

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  15. Timothy from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:24 AM

    The color of freedom to me is green because it make me think of grass and I feel free

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  16. Ben from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:25 AM

    My color of freedom is blue because it is the color of the night when its night I feel free and wild.The book night boat to freedom realy touched me and mad me happy that Cristmas John helped alot of slaves to be free.

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  17. Emily from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:26 AM

    I think that the color to freedom is yellow because the sun is yellow and it shines on you everyday which makes me feel free.

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  18. Daniel from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:28 AM

    The color of freedom for me is green because when I see the hills, the plains, and the fields, I feel free.

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  19. Sierra from Mrs. Powelsons classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:30 AM

    The color of freedom for me is blue because,when I think of it reminds me of the sky were I think we are all connected in some way.

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  20. Leo from Ms. Powleson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:30 AM

    The color of freedom to me is blue because the waters of the ocean and all the waves makes me feel free.

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  21. Jesi from Mrs.Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:32 AM

    My color for freedom is turkey red bacause it reminds me about the time the pilgrims left england and landed on plymouth rock and had Thanksgiving with the indians.

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  22. Jaime from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:33 AM

    The color of freedom to me is green because the grass and the trees in the summertime makes me happy.

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  23. Juan from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:35 AM

    I like green bacause it is the color of the grass and when I go out side I feel happy and free.

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  24. Lacodia from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:35 AM

    I like pink bacause when I see it I feel happy and it all so reminds me that I am loved.

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  25. Alejandra from Ms. Powelson's classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:36 AM

    The color of freedom to me is yellow because when I see the sun I feel freedom.

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  26. Maria in Mrs Powelson classFebruary 10, 2010 at 9:37 AM

    MY favorite color is yellow because it rises like the sun where freedom is and I feel happy.

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  27. My favorite freedom colors are red,white and blue because its are flag and it stands for freedom.

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  28. My favorite color is Black because it blinded those who disliked the people who hunted them

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  29. david ms.fabs 4th grade classFebruary 11, 2010 at 10:14 AM

    david ms.fabiniaks class said the color of freedom is yellow - I see it in the sun

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  30. Monserrat from Ms. Fab's classFebruary 11, 2010 at 10:16 AM

    Monserrat said: I loved this book because it reflects on black history and the color of freedom to me is red like the boy in the story.I think every body will like his book.

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  31. Itzel from Ms.Fab's classFebruary 11, 2010 at 10:16 AM

    The color of freedom to me is blue becouse the color blue makes me smile and feel better and I dont feel alone.

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  32. jaylen from m.s.fabiniak classFebruary 11, 2010 at 10:17 AM

    My color to freedem is yellow besause yellow is brite like the sun.

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  33. bobby from ms.fabinaks class saidFebruary 11, 2010 at 10:17 AM

    on my boat to freedom my color wold be yellow because yellow is bright
    the sun of freedom.

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  34. Rmani Ms.fabiniak 4th grade classFebruary 11, 2010 at 10:18 AM

    Rmani Ms.Fabinaks class said
    The color of freedom to me is red because when i see the color red it makes me fill freedom for everyone in the whole wide world.

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  35. Catalina Faunce in Ms.Fabs classFebruary 11, 2010 at 10:30 AM

    My color of freedom is white because it is the color of snow and snow is my favorite thing to play in and that is freedom to me.

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  36. Tyquan in Ms.Earl classFebruary 12, 2010 at 10:10 AM

    I think the color of freedom is blue because when I look at the sky I think about how god died for us.

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  37. Melvin from Ms.Earls classFebruary 12, 2010 at 10:13 AM

    Yellow is my fereedom color because when I look at the sun I now I AM FREE. and I now I am alive

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  38. The color of freedom to me is yellow because it is the color of the sun and without the sun everybody could not see anything and it makes me comfortable.

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  39. Cristal from m.searls classFebruary 12, 2010 at 10:14 AM

    My freedom coler is blue because it reminds me of the sky.That also reminds me of precious rainbows that God makes.

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  40. The color of freedom to me is yellow and blue because I can see the sunshine and sky.

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  41. Xavier from Ms.Earls classFebruary 12, 2010 at 10:16 AM

    I think yellow is the color of freedom because yellow represents the sun and sunlight.And it makes me feel grateful for what we have.

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  42. I think that my freedom color is blue because people always where blue jeans or pants and the sky is blue and the I feel from the jeans comfortable.

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