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The two-time Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt delivers the shattering story of Joseph, a father at thirteen, who has never seen his daughter, Jupiter. After spending time in a juvenile facility, he’s placed with a foster family on a farm in rural Maine. Here Joseph, damaged and withdrawn, meets twelve-year-old Jack, who narrates the account of the troubled, passionate teen who wants to find his baby at any cost. In this riveting novel, two boys discover the true meaning of family and the sacrifices it requires.
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ISBN-13: 9780544462229
ISBN-10: 054446222X
Pagini: 192
Dimensiuni: 140 x 19 x 210 mm
Greutate: 0.30 kg
Editura: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Colecția Clarion Books
Locul publicării: United States

Recenzii

ADVANCED PRAISE FOR ORBITING JUPITER
“I wasn't expecting 'Orbiting Jupiter' to bring me to my knees, but it's reassuring to be reminded how a fine piece of storytelling can put me right there.”
Collette Morgan, Wild Rumpus
 
“In his welcome style of brief beautiful breaths of middle-school voice, Gary Schmidt has crafted another moving story. .”;
Joanna Parzakonis, Bookbug
 
“Gary has done it again...a finely crafted book, honest, and above all a story about goodness as well as evil. ”
Shirley Mullin, Kids Ink
 
 
OKAY FOR NOW by Gary D. Schmidt
Clarion Books, Spring 2011      978-0-547-15260-8
 
*2011 National Book Award Finalist
*ALA 2012 Notable Children's Book
*ALA 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults Pick
*CBC's Children's Choice Award winner, Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year
*An Amazon Best Book of the Year
*A New York Times Notable Book of 2011
*A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2011
*A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
*Numerous state awards
 
“This is Schmidt’s best novel yet.”—Kirkus, STARRED
 
“[A] stealthily powerful, unexpectedly affirming story of discovering and rescuing one’s best self.”—Booklist, STARRED
 
“Readers will miss Doug and his world when they’re done, and will feel richer for having experienced his engaging, tough, and endearing story.”—School Library Journal, STARRED
 
 
WHAT CAME FROM THE STARS by Gary D. Schmidt
Clarion Books, Fall 2012     978-0-547-61213-3
 
*A Junior Library Guild Selection
*An Amazon Best Book of the Month, September 2012
*No. 9 on the Fall 2012 Kids' IndieNext List
*VOYA’s Perfect Ten list for 2012
*Bank Street Books Best Children's Book of the Year 2013
 
"Schmidt brings high heroic fantasy and contemporary realism together in this novel.”—Horn Book, STARRED

#9 Autumn 2015 Kids’ Indie Next list *
"The ending is bittersweet but as satisfying as a two-box-of-tissues tearjerker can possibly be (in the realm of juvenile fiction, Schmidt is the master of the emotional gut-punch)."
Horn Book
"Schmidt writes with an elegant simplicity in this paean to the power of love...Readers will not soon forget either Joseph Brook or this spare novel written with love and grace."
Kirkus, starred review
* "Told in Jack's spare, direct first-person voice, this story's style demonstrates the beautify of simplicity as it delineates the lives of its characters, each as superbly realized as the tumultuous New England setting."
Booklist, starred review
* "The matter-of-fact narrative voice ensures that the tragic plot never overhwlms this wrenching tale of growth and loss."
School Library Journal, starred review
* "A powerful story about second chances, all the more devastating because not everyone gets one."
Publishers Weekly, starred review
 

OKAY FOR NOW by Gary D. Schmidt
Clarion Books, Spring 2011      978-0-547-15260-8
 
*2011 National Book Award Finalist
*ALA 2012 Notable Children's Book
*ALA 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults Pick
*CBC's Children's Choice Award winner, Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year
*An Amazon Best Book of the Year
*A New York Times Notable Book of 2011
*A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2011
*A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
*Numerous state awards
 
“This is Schmidt’s best novel yet.”—Kirkus, STARRED
 
“[A] stealthily powerful, unexpectedly affirming story of discovering and rescuing one’s best self.”—Booklist, STARRED
 
“Readers will miss Doug and his world when they’re done, and will feel richer for having experienced his engaging, tough, and endearing story.”—School Library Journal, STARRED
 
 
WHAT CAME FROM THE STARS by Gary D. Schmidt
Clarion Books, Fall 2012     978-0-547-61213-3
 
*A Junior Library Guild Selection
*An Amazon Best Book of the Month, September 2012
*No. 9 on the Fall 2012 Kids' IndieNext List
*VOYA’s Perfect Ten list for 2012
*Bank Street Books Best Children's Book of the Year 2013
 
"Schmidt brings high heroic fantasy and contemporary realism together in this novel.”—Horn Book, STARRED

#9 Autumn 2015 Kids’ Indie Next list *
"Schmidt writes with an elegant simplicity in this paean to the power of love...Readers will not soon forget either Joseph Brook or this spare novel written with love and grace."
Kirkus, starred review
* "Told in Jack's spare, direct first-person voice, this story's style demonstrates the beautify of simplicity as it delineates the lives of its characters, each as superbly realized as the tumultuous New England setting."
Booklist, starred review
* "The matter-of-fact narrative voice ensures that the tragic plot never overhwlms this wrenching tale of growth and loss."
School Library Journal, starred review
* "A powerful story about second chances, all the more devastating because not everyone gets one."
Publishers Weekly, starred review
 

* "Schmidt writes with an elegant simplicity in this paean to the power of love...Readers will not soon forget either Joseph Brook or this spare novel written with love and grace."
Kirkus, starred review
* "Told in Jack's spare, direct first-person voice, this story's style demonstrates the beautify of simplicity as it delineates the lives of its characters, each as superbly realized as the tumultuous New England setting."
Booklist, starred review
* "The matter-of-fact narrative voice ensures that the tragic plot never overhwlms this wrenching tale of growth and loss."
School Library Journal, starred review

* "Schmidt writes with an elegant simplicity in this paean to the power of love...Readers will not soon forget either Joseph Brook or this spare novel written with love and grace."
Kirkus, starred review
* "Told in Jack's spare, direct first-person voice, this story's style demonstrates the beautify of simplicity as it delineates the lives of its characters, each as superbly realized as the tumultuous New England setting."
Booklist, starred review

* "Schmidt writes with an elegant simplicity in this paean to the power of love...Readers will not soon forget either Joseph Brook or this spare novel written with love and grace."
Kirkus, starred review