Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks (Libro en Inglés)

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ISBN: 9781481438285
ISBN: 9781481438285
Editorial: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Autor: Reynolds, Jason
Año de edición: 2019
N° Paginas: 208
Tipo de pasta: Pasta dura
Descripción: A National Book Award FinalistCoretta Scott King Author Honor BookCarnegie Medal winnerAn NPR Favorite Book of 2019A New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2019A Time Best Children’s Book of 2019A Today Show Best Kids’ Book of 2019A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2019A School Library Journal Best Middle Grade Book of 2019A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019“As innovative as it is emotionally arresting.” —Entertainment WeeklyFrom National Book Award finalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a novel told in ten blocks, showing all the different directions kids’ walks home can take.This story was going to begin like all the best stories. With a school bus falling from the sky. But no one saw it happen. They were all too busy—Talking about boogers.Stealing pocket change.Skateboarding.Wiping out.Braving up.Executing complicated handshakes.Planning an escape.Making jokes.Lotioning up.Finding comfort.But mostly, too busy walking home.Jason Reynolds conjures ten tales (one per block) about what happens after the dismissal bell rings, and brilliantly weaves them into one wickedly funny, piercingly poignant look at the detours we face on the walk home, and in life.Review“One of the most exciting, constantly surprising voices in children’s literature…is back with another book that’s as innovative as it is emotionally arresting.” -- EW.com ― May 3, 2019"Reynolds' gift for capturing the voices and humanity of urban teens is on full display....Brims with humor, pathos, and the heroic struggle to grow up." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review"This is storytelling at its finest, a true masterpiece." -- Booklist, starred review*"Each story rings with emotional authenticity and empathy." ― Publishers Weekly, starred review*Reynolds proves once again that he has a knack for marrying the emotionally gripping to the unabashedly silly in ways that read as both new and familiar....Charming." ― BCCB, starred review*"The perfect book to hand to reluctant middle grade readers, who will relate to the hectic and uncertain lives of these characters." -- School Library Journal, starred review*"Superb storytelling." ― BookPage, starred review*"Filled with the heart and humor." ― Horn Book, starred review"An unconventional, clever exploration of the secret trials and tribulations of middle schoolers." -- Shelf AwarenessAbout the AuthorJason Reynolds is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a Newbery Award Honoree, a Printz Award Honoree, a two-time National Book Award finalist, a Kirkus Award winner, a Carnegie Medal winner, a two-time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, a two-time Odyssey Award Honoree, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. He’s also the 2020–2022 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. His many books include All American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely); When I Was the Greatest; The Boy in the Black Suit; Stamped; As Brave as You; For Every One; the Track series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu); Look Both Ways; Stuntboy, in the Meantime; Ain’t Burned All the Bright, and My Name Is Jason. Mine Too. (both cowritten with Jason Griffin); and Long Way Down, which received a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor, and a Coretta Scott King Honor. He lives in Washington, DC. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.Water Booger Bears
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