Alone at Ninety Foot

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Alone at Ninety Foot

by Katherine Holubitsky

Orca Book Publishers | January 1, 2001 | Mass Market Paperbound

Alone at Ninety Foot is rated 5 out of 5 by 2.
Fourteen year old Pamela Collins is struggling to come to terms with her mother's death. Somewhat shy, Pamela is thoughtful, full of passion, often funny and sometimes tearful as she learns to cope with the emotional overload the tragedy has brought to her life. Her favourite things include walking alone in Lynn Canyon Park, the art of Emily Carr, and a certain boy with a "wicked grin." At the moment she dislikes her English teacher, shopping and being singled out for special treatment because of her motherís death. Pamela is tall and slim and mostly uncomfortable with her rapidly changing body. She is unsure of herself and unsure of the loyalty of her friends.

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 192 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 0.45 in

Published: January 1, 2001

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1551432048

ISBN - 13: 9781551432045

Appropriate for ages: 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Two thumbs up! this book is really interesting. something happens on practically every page. it's about this girl maybe 14 years old, trying to get through life without her mom. it takes place at school, her home, etc...
Date published: 2003-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Alone at ninety foot review When I read the very 1st paragraph of this book I then knew that it was going to be a good book. Poor Pam is trying to deal with the death of her mother and her baby sister April. And being an only child and not really being able to talk to people about it can be hard. Find out how she does it!!
Date published: 2002-07-06

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Alone at Ninety Foot

Alone at Ninety Foot

by Katherine Holubitsky

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 192 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 0.45 in

Published: January 1, 2001

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1551432048

ISBN - 13: 9781551432045

About the Book

Fourteen year old Pamela Collins is struggling to come to terms with her mother's death. Somewhat shy, Pamela is thoughtful, full of passion, often funny and sometimes tearful as she learns to cope with the emotional overload the tragedy has brought to her life. Her favourite things include walking alone in Lynn Canyon Park, the art of Emily Carr, and a certain boy with a "wicked grin." At the moment she dislikes her English teacher, shopping and being singled out for special treatment because of her mother's death. Pamela is tall and slim and mostly uncomfortable with her rapidly changing body. She is unsure of herself and unsure of the loyalty of her friends.

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Yes, that is the problem. That's the only problem. I want my mom back. I want her to knock at my bedroom door and come walking in. I want her to tell me to get my homework done. I want to go with her for a walk in the canyon, up the old logging trails where every step on the thick forest floor is a new adventure. Sometimes I get so, so mad at her for doing this to me.

From the Publisher

Fourteen year old Pamela Collins is struggling to come to terms with her mother's death. Somewhat shy, Pamela is thoughtful, full of passion, often funny and sometimes tearful as she learns to cope with the emotional overload the tragedy has brought to her life. Her favourite things include walking alone in Lynn Canyon Park, the art of Emily Carr, and a certain boy with a "wicked grin." At the moment she dislikes her English teacher, shopping and being singled out for special treatment because of her motherís death. Pamela is tall and slim and mostly uncomfortable with her rapidly changing body. She is unsure of herself and unsure of the loyalty of her friends.

From the Jacket

PNLA Young Readers Choice Award Nomination Canadian Library Association Book of the Year IODE Violet Downey Award Winner Best Book for Young Adults - American Library Association Pick of the Lists - American Booksellers Association New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age Best Books for Young Adults - Teacher Librarian Magazine ".deals with complex issues with great honesty.All in all, a wonderful book." -The Observer "Sometimes funny, sometimes tragic, always powerful." -Resource Links ".authentic and insightful." -Publishers Weekly "A Salinger-like ear for adolescent speech." -Quill & Quire Thoughtful, full of passion, often funny and sometimes tearful, fourteen year old Pamela Collins is struggling to come to terms with the emotional overload that her mother's death has brought into her life.

Appropriate for ages: 12