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The White Mountians Miguel

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The White Mountians
By: John Christopher
Image of the book

30 Vocabulary Words

Tripod: It is a gigantic machine that it has three legs
and a big head.

Humanity: It is all humans in the entire world.

contemptuous (adjective) scornful 
mantel (noun) the decorative framework around a fireplace 
enthusiasm (noun) lively interest 
forge (noun) a special fireplace/workshop where metal is heated before being shaped 
intricacy (noun) an intricate or complicated state 
rhythmic (adjective) rhythmical 
enormity (noun) greatness of size, scope, extent, or influence 
contemplate (verb) consider 
ford (noun) a place where a river or other body of water is shallow enough to be crossed by wading. 
pelted (verb) hurried 
agility (noun) nimbleness 
instinctively (adverb) naturally, automatically 
lavish (adjective) occurring in profusion 
companionable: friendly

inconsequential: of no importance

vagrant: an idle wanderer

accommodate: to do a kindness or favor to

luxurious: choice, expensive, opulent

affected: acted upon, influenced

melancholy: extreme sadness

speculation: the contemplation or consideration of a subject


tunic: a gown-like outer garment, with or without sleeves

rapt: transported with emotion

consolation: comfort, solace

staccato: shortened and detached when sung or played

enormity: greatness of size, scope, extent, or influence

The main character
The main character of the book is Will.
Because in the hole book Will appears. Also in
every important part in the book.
Will was good, because he tried to convince
the other people that what the tripods was wrong.
Where did the story takes place.
The story takes place in allot of places for example the White mountains, the city, were they fought the tripod, etc.
The plot of the story is that the tripods are taking the people and Will is trying to stop it. But he is just a kid and he is trying to fight against a huge tripod.
It is when they fought the tripod. And they almost died. That is also the best part of the story.
I cant wait to read the other one.
The tripods and the higher technology that
they've got than the humanity. Also the way that
they walk with only three legs. And there weapons.
To be clear they were no weapons but in the book picture they show a little pistol.
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