Awake And Dreaming: Puffin Classics Edition by Kit PearsonAwake And Dreaming: Puffin Classics Edition by Kit Pearson

Awake And Dreaming: Puffin Classics Edition

byKit Pearson

Paperback | November 5, 2013

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Theo and her young, irresponsible mother seem trapped forever in their miserable, poverty-stricken life … but Theo can’t stop dreaming of belonging to a “real” family. When she is mysteriously adopted by the large, warm Kaldor family, her dream seems to be coming true. But as time passes, the magic of Theo’s new life begins to fade, and soon she finds herself back with her mother. Were the Kaldors real or just a dream? Who is the shadowy figure who haunts Theo’s thoughts? And, most importantly, will Theo ever be able to find a real home with a family she can truly call her own?
Kit Pearson worked as a librarian for many years before publishing her first novel, The Daring Game (1986). She went on to write the linked novels The Sky Is Falling (1989), Looking at the Moon (1991), and The Lights Go On Again (1993), published in 1999 as The Guests of War trilogy, and Awake and Dreaming (1996)...
Title:Awake And Dreaming: Puffin Classics EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 6.98 × 4.99 × 0.69 inPublished:November 5, 2013Publisher:PRH Canada Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143187880

ISBN - 13:9780143187882


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Date published: 2018-05-22
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Date published: 2017-11-09
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Date published: 2017-09-09
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Date published: 2017-08-01
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Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic This is the book the comes on top of my head when someone asks me what's my favourite book. My best friend recommended it back when we were in elementary! We're now adults and still love it!
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED THIS, read it twice I first read this book when I was younger many years ago, loved it, and forgot about it. I bought it so I can read it again and I loved it just as much as the first time. you get very attached and sympathetic toward the main character. I think this book can definitely be read by all ages!
Date published: 2017-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic! This was the book that motivated me to learn English. I remember back when I was an ESL student my teacher wouldn't let me pick this book for novel study just because I didn't know English. Determined, I made sure I learned English as fast as I can just so I could read this book and it was worth it.
Date published: 2016-12-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awake and Dreaming My sixth grade teacher read this in class many years ago and I would look forward to hearing more of the story each week... It was great!
Date published: 2016-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my all-time favourites This is one of my all-time favourite books. I read it as a child and was so drawn into the story, I could not put it down. After many years I considered reading it again but worried that as an adult I wouldn't appreciate it as much as I had years before; I didn't want to ruin the memory of a good thing. I read it again and loved it just as much. #plumrewards
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Editorial Reviews

"This is not a 'quiet' book. It is noisy with the most important kinds of struggle, because you and I face them every day: the quest to find our place in the world, to belong to a family and group of friends, to be loved." - Kenneth Oppel

"Pearson's gift is to always write straight from the inner well of childhood feeling." - Toronto Star