This One Summer

Download or Read eBook This One Summer PDF written by Mariko Tamaki and published by First Second. This book was released on 2014-05-06 with total page 324 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
This One Summer

Book Synopsis This One Summer by : Mariko Tamaki

A New York Times bestseller A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book A 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Book An Eisner Award Winner Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It's their getaway, their refuge. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction from the drama, they find themselves with a whole new set of problems. One of the local teens - just a couple of years older than Rose and Windy - is caught up in something bad... Something life threatening. It's a summer of secrets, and sorrow, and growing up, and it's a good thing Rose and Windy have each other. This One Summer is a tremendously exciting new teen graphic novel from two creators with true literary clout. Cousins Mariko and Jillian Tamaki, the team behind Skim, have collaborated on this gorgeous, heartbreaking, and ultimately hopeful story about a girl on the cusp of childhood - a story of renewal and revelation. This title has Common Core connections.

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  • Publisher – First Second
  • Total Pages – 324
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781466858527
  • ISBN-13 – 1466858524

Skim

Download or Read eBook Skim PDF written by Mariko Tamaki and published by Groundwood Books Ltd. This book was released on 2014-04-29 with total page 144 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Skim

Book Synopsis Skim by : Mariko Tamaki

A New York Times Book Review choice as one of the 10 Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2008. Skim is Kimberly Keiko Cameron, a not-slim, would-be Wiccan goth stuck in a private girls' school in Toronto. When a classmate's boyfriend kills himself because he was rumoured to be gay, the school goes into mourning overdrive, each clique trying to find something to hold on to and something to believe in. It's a weird time to fall in love, but that's high school, and that's what happens to Skim when she starts to meet in secret with her neo-hippie English teacher, Ms. Archer. But when Ms. Archer abruptly leaves, Skim struggles to cope with her confusion and isolation, armed with her trusty journal and a desire to shed old friendships while cautiously approaching new ones. Depression, love, sexual identity, crushes, manipulative peers --teen life in all its dramatic complexities is explored in this touching, pitch-perfect, literary graphic masterpiece. Cousins Mariko and Jillian Tamaki collaborate brilliantly in this poignant glimpse into the heartache of being sixteen. Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem). CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3 Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.6 Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

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  • Publisher – Groundwood Books Ltd
  • Total Pages – 144
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781554980697
  • ISBN-13 – 1554980690

They Say Blue

Download or Read eBook They Say Blue PDF written by Jillian Tamaki and published by Abrams. This book was released on 2018-03-13 with total page 40 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
They Say Blue

Book Synopsis They Say Blue by : Jillian Tamaki

Now available as a board book, the award-winning They Say Blue is a playful, poetic exploration of color and point of view In captivating paintings full of movement and transformation, we follow a young girl through a year or a day as she examines the colors in the world around her. Egg yolks are sunny orange as expected, yet water cupped in her hands isn’t blue like they say. But maybe a blue whale is blue. She doesn’t know; she hasn’t seen one. Playful and philosophical, They Say Blue is a book about color as well as perspective, about the things we can see and the things we can only wonder at.

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  • Publisher – Abrams
  • Total Pages – 40
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781683352778
  • ISBN-13 – 1683352777

One Summer in Paris

Download or Read eBook One Summer in Paris PDF written by Sarah Morgan and published by HQN Books. This book was released on 2019-04-09 with total page 462 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
One Summer in Paris

Book Synopsis One Summer in Paris by : Sarah Morgan

At the end of their rope in the City of Light, two women discover the healing magic of friendship in this heartfelt novel from “a master storyteller” (Booklist). To celebrate their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, Grace planned a surprise getaway in Paris for her and her husband. But now he has a surprise of his own: he wants a divorce. Reeling from the shock but refusing to be broken, Grace makes the bold decision to go to Paris alone. Audrey, a young woman from London, left behind her own heartache when she arrived in Paris. Working in a bookshop seems like her ticket to freedom, but with no money and terrible French, she may wind up spending the summer wandering the cobbled streets alone . . . until she meets Grace, and everything changes. Grace can’t believe how daring young Audrey is. Audrey can’t believe how cautious newly single Grace is. Living in neighboring apartments, this unlikely pair offer each other just what they’ve both been missing. They came to Paris to find themselves, but finding this unbreakable friendship might be the best thing that’s ever happened to them . . .

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  • Publisher – HQN Books
  • Total Pages – 462
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781488096518
  • ISBN-13 – 1488096511

One Summer

Download or Read eBook One Summer PDF written by David Baldacci and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2011-07-01 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
One Summer

Book Synopsis One Summer by : David Baldacci

When Jack Canfield is told he has a terminal illness and that he has weeks to live, his first concern is for his beloved wife, Lizzie, and children, baby Jack, Cory and rebellious teenager Mikki. On Christmas Eve, when Lizzie comes home, Jack is devastated to see his neighbour, Bill Miller, kiss Lizzie on their driveway. Jack confronts her, she tries to explain he's got it all wrong, and distraught, she leaves the house into an ice storm - and a fatal collision with a truck. Overwhelmed with grief, and with his illness worsening Jack is taken into a hospital. The children move to the West Coast to live with various members of the family. But then a miracle happens. Jack begins to recover, and day by day he starts to heal. Confounding the doctors, Jack leaves the hospital without any evidence of the illness. Unexpectedly the family inherits a beautiful old villa with a lighthouse on the beach in South Carolina. It was the house where Lizzie grew up and Jack feels an inexplicable closeness to her while he's there. Although his mother-in-law, Bonnie, has other ideas for their future, Jack knows that this is the chance he has to re-build his relationship with his kids. And as he struggles to reconnect with the children, he also has the chance to find love again, perhaps even with Lizzie's help.

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  • Publisher – Macmillan
  • Total Pages – 320
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781743039380
  • ISBN-13 – 1743039387