Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules For Survival de Arthur SladeJolted: Newton Starker's Rules For Survival de Arthur Slade

Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules For Survival

deArthur Slade

livre de poche | 23 février 2010 | Anglais

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The Starker family appears to be cursed: every person of Starker blood has died from being struck by lightning. Fourteen-year-old Newton Starker is the last of his line—except for his great-grandmother, Enid, a woman as friendly as a pickled wolverine— and he’s determined to survive. 
      Newton has spent all of his life following a list of rules for self-preservation, guidelines passed down through generations of Starkers. But Newton wants to try something new. He has enrolled at Jerry Potts Academy of Higher Learning and Survival in Moose Jaw with the hope that he’ll be able to beat the odds. But if he wants to go beyond just getting by, Newton is going to need more than rules. He’s going to need friends.
The first volume in ARTHUR SLADE’s Hunchback Assignments series won the prestigious TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, and the second volume,The Dark Deeps, was a finalist for the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award and the CLA Young Adult Book Award. Slade is also the author ofDust, a national bestse...
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Titre :Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules For SurvivalFormat :livre de pocheDimensions :224 pages, 7,12 × 5 × 0,5 poPublié le :23 février 2010Publié par :HarperCollinsLangue :Anglais

Les ISBN ci-dessous sont associés à ce titre :

ISBN - 10 :0006395716

ISBN - 13 :9780006395713

Convient aux âges :9 - 12

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?Jolted is funny and smart and fast paced. And it?s written with real love for that fascinating liminal creature called the young teenager, for whom the sky is always just about to fall.?
?Tim Wynne-Jones, The Globe and Mail ()