Amazon Stranger; Mike Tidwell

Literatura juvenil inglesa contemporánea. Narrativa. Novela inglesa. Argumento

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Summary of the book: The Amazon Stranger

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Bogotá

2006

Chapter 1: The Stranger

Jeff Caldwell (a boy of 15 years) and his sister Mindy Caldwell (a girl of 13 years) together Warren Russell (one of Jeff's teachers in the High School) and K.J the best friend of Jeff they were into the Amazon jungle. Because they were in a club named Reel Kids Adventure Club, in this club the kids used their communication skills to help people in need.

In the chapter the kids was in danger because in the Amazon River there is alligators, and they can't take an airplane. They need go to the Jarawara tribe but the only form is traveling in the river.

Later they know Mr. Giles, he is working with the Jarawara tribe, but he didn't want travel with the kids because they are friends of the Dr. Jones

Chapter 2: Heavy flight

The kids go to the airport and found a cargo plane, Mindy was afraid.

Later the team prayed for the trip to Labrea. The plane was so unclean, and Mindy was cried, she needed lots of grace for the tribe.

Then the plane was in the air, then of one hour they recognized the Peru River and suddenly the plane hit with something. Then they know were in the region of Labrea.

Chapter 3: Red Tape

In the little airstrip were a military mans and an older official, the team have a problem.

The official demanded a permission to film the tribe and other papers; the team has this permission and the other papers but the official said that he needs a copy of the papers. The official confiscates the equipment of the team.

The team gone with Dr. Jones's friend, Miguel, he was the guide of the team, the rest of the way to the Jarawara village.

The team needed a boat to travel through of the river. Then Miguel got a boat to travel, the team eat the lunch and later knew the guide of the river.

Chapter 6: Higher Ground

In this chapter the team arrives to the Jarawara tribe. The Jarawara are 200 approximately.

When the team arrives the Indians go to them and touch their hair and suitcases, the Jarawara kids are amazed with the blond hair of Mindy and his blue eyes.

Later the Dr. Jones (the missionary of the tribe) invited the team to her house

Chapter 7: The Medicine Man

In this chapter Jeff asks to Miguel about a man that is so serious. This man is the Shaman of the tribe is as a doctor or a priest, Miguel explains to Jeff that the shaman is in against of Jesus.

Later the team understand how important is preach to the Indians.

The Dr. Jones relates as Mr. Giles have land part of the Indians, the father of Mr. Giles (an important England man) divided it between his six sons, the land of the Brazilians. The Dr. Jones helps the Indians to recover their land in the court.

Chapter 11: Miracle

In this chapter the team is building the hospital.

The Dr. Jones relates to the team about the landowners and the Indians tribes; how the landowners mistreat the Indians, for this reason the militaries confiscate their cameras, because the landowners don't want films about Indians going to the outside world. Later Dr. Jones related about the shaman, his visions and his form of heal.

Later Chief Naati called the Dr. Jones because her son is sick, and the shaman can't heal. When the team arrives to the house of Chief Naati her son was so sick and Jeff pray to God, in this moment the boy was healing.

Chapter 12: Fishing Trip

In this chapter the team goes to fishing; but before they talk with Chief and the Dr. Jones about the clinic.

Later Miguel goes to the team and to Jarawara men to fishing, during the travel through the river. The team looks the beautiful landscape; suddenly appeared a boa constrictor which had eaten a deer, the Jarawara men killed the snake and continue the trip. Later they arrived at a narrow stream were the men took out a milky substance, this substance paralyze the fishes. Suddenly appear a jaguar.

Chapter 13: Every Tribe

In this chapter the team confronts the jaguar and filming all, later the jaguar left.

The team was go to the tribe; and in the jungle was Mr. Giles, he threaten the team saying that he will still the son of chief if they don't go to U.S.A immediately; when Mr. Giles was doing this KJ was filming. Later Mr. Giles try killing KJ and She'a (the son of Chief)

When the team arrives to the tribe they talk whit the DR. Jones about Mr. Giles and the fishing trip. Later the Dr. Jones talk with they about his mission and his wife, he say why he is in the tribe. And finally all the team wants preach to every tribe.

Vocabulary

  • Gasped: Grito

  • Hurried: Apresurado

  • Astonish: Asombrar

  • Surveyed: Inspeccionar

  • Offered: Ofrecer

  • Nightmare: Pesadilla

  • Judge: Juez

  • Squirm: Retorcerce

  • Heal: Curar

  • Slap: Bofetada

  • Fever: Fiebre

  • Speechless: Sin Habla

  • Weep: Llorar

  • Mumble: Murmullo

  • Smooth: Liso, suave

  • Pillow: Almohada

  • Makeshift: Improvisado, provicional

  • Doubtful: Dubitativo

  • Root: Raiz

  • Mud: Barro

  • Ahead: Adelante

  • Narrow: Estrecho

  • Peacock: Pavo real

  • Polite: Educado

  • Dwindle: Disminuir, menguar

  • Chapter 11: Miracle

    In this chapter the team is building the hospital.

    The Dr. Jones relates to the team about the landowners and the Indians tribes; how the landowners mistreat the Indians, for this reason the militaries confiscate their cameras, because the landowners don't want films about Indians going to the outside world. Later Dr. Jones related about the shaman, his visions and his form of heal.

    Later Chief Naati called the Dr. Jones because her son is sick, and the shaman can't heal. When the team arrives to the house of Chief Naati her son was so sick and Jeff pray to God, in this moment the boy was healing.

    Chapter 12: Fishing Trip

    In this chapter the team goes to fishing; but before they talk with Chief and the Dr. Jones about the clinic.

    Later Miguel goes to the team and to Jarawara men to fishing, during the travel through the river. The team looks the beautiful landscape; suddenly appeared a boa constrictor which had eaten a deer, the Jarawara men killed the snake and continue the trip. Later they arrived at a narrow stream were the men took out a milky substance, this substance paralyze the fishes. Suddenly appear a jaguar.

    Chapter 13: Every Tribe

    In this chapter the team confronts the jaguar and filming all, later the jaguar left.

    The team was go to the tribe; and in the jungle was Mr. Giles, he threaten the team saying that he will still the son of chief if they don't go to U.S.A immediately; when Mr. Giles was doing this KJ was filming. Later Mr. Giles try killing KJ and She'a (the son of Chief)

    When the team arrives to the tribe they talk whit the DR. Jones about Mr. Giles and the fishing trip. Later the Dr. Jones talk with they about his mission and his wife, he say why he is in the tribe. And finally all the team wants preach to every tribe.

    Vocabulary

  • Gasped: Grito

  • Hurried: Apresurado

  • Astonish: Asombrar

  • Surveyed: Inspeccionar

  • Offered: Ofrecer

  • Nightmare: Pesadilla

  • Judge: Juez

  • Squirm: Retorcerce

  • Heal: Curar

  • Slap: Bofetada

  • Fever: Fiebre

  • Speechless: Sin Habla

  • Weep: Llorar

  • Mumble: Murmullo

  • Smooth: Liso, suave

  • Pillow: Almohada

  • Makeshift: Improvisado, provicional

  • Doubtful: Dubitativo

  • Root: Raiz

  • Mud: Barro

  • Ahead: Adelante

  • Narrow: Estrecho

  • Peacock: Pavo real

  • Polite: Educado

  • Dwindle: Disminuir, menguar

  • Script

    - Hello

    - Hi

    - You want that we talk to you about an amazing history

    - Ohh yea

    - Ok. The team was in the Jarawara tribe and a little boy was sick

    - For this reason Jeff pray t God and God heal the boy

    - Later the team was in a fishing trip and they found a boa and a jaguar

    - But they also found Mr. Giles

    - He is a bad man, and a landowner

    - Mr. Giles threaten the team, and try killing KJ and She'a

    - Later the team goes to the court and tries to imprison Mr. Giles, but they can't

    - Because he still the only evidence

    - Later an Indian goes to the court and confesses all about Mr. Giles, the still, and other bad things that he do