Make the reader know that sharks swim in the sea around Willemstad
To emphasize how frightening the arrival of German submarines was to the people of Willemstad.
To describe to the reader what the German submarines looked like
To make the German submarines seem real
I was asleep on the second floor of our narrow, gabled green house in Willemstad, on the island of Curacao, the largest of the Dutch islands just off the coast of Venezuela.
One German sub was even sighted off Willemstad at dawn.
Phillip, the enemy has finally attacked the island, there will be no school today.
They once stormed the island long ago.
Entertain readers with a fictional story that is set during World War II.
Persuade readers to study the events that took place during World War II
Explain how important oil and gasoline was during World War II
Compare how World War II affected different locations around the world.
A preserve of whole fruit, slightly crushed, boiled with sugar
A crowd or congestion in a confined space
To become stuck, wedged, fixed, blocked, etc.
Like he was different- to be avoided
Like he was lucky
Glad he was there to take care of him
As a best friend
Third - omniscient
It was getting late in the day and they wanted to hurry.
Timothy had hurt his back
The rocks were heavy
Timothy could not spell.
Phillip realizes that Timothy's parents were from Africa.
Timothy tells him of his childhood.
Timothy brings him lobsters for supper
He realizes that Timothy is working to make a rope for him.
Survival of the fittest
War is senseless
Conquering the fear of the sea
They needed fresh water
It was something he could hear and feel, not something he must see
Stew Cat curled up next to him
He needed a bath
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