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Aidan Chambers

Autor/a de Postals de terra de ningú

78+ obres 2,946 Membres 97 Ressenyes 5 preferits

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Obres de Aidan Chambers

Postals de terra de ningú (1999) 821 exemplars, 22 ressenyes
This Is All: The Pillow Book of Cordelia Kenn (2005) 428 exemplars, 24 ressenyes
Dance on My Grave (1982) 355 exemplars, 9 ressenyes
Dying to Know You (2012) 176 exemplars, 17 ressenyes
The Toll Bridge (1992) 140 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Breaktime (1978) 97 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
Tell Me: Children, Reading, and Talk (1993) 91 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
The Present Takers (1983) 83 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Now I Know (1987) 80 exemplars
The Kissing Game: Short Stories (2011) 78 exemplars, 4 ressenyes
The Reading Environment (1991) 55 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
Seal Secret (1980) 30 exemplars
Breaktime / Dance on My Grave (2007) 24 exemplars
Out of Time (1984) — Editor — 20 exemplars
World Zero Minus: An SF Anthology (1971) — Editor — 19 exemplars
Introducing Books to Children (1973) 19 exemplars
Now I Know / The Toll Bridge (2007) 18 exemplars
Haunted Houses (1971) 14 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Ghosts That Haunt You (1980) 14 exemplars
On the Edge (Piper) (1991) 9 exemplars
Reading Talk (2001) 8 exemplars
A Haunt of Ghosts (1987) 8 exemplars
Great Ghosts of the World (1974) 8 exemplars
Blindside (2015) 6 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Ombre sulla sabbia (2016) 5 exemplars
In Time to Come (Topliners) (1973) 5 exemplars
Hi-Ran-Ho (1971) 4 exemplars
A Quiver of Ghosts (1987) 4 exemplars
War at sea (1978) 4 exemplars
Great ghosts (1991) 3 exemplars
Lecturas (Spanish Edition) (2006) 3 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Ghosts: v. 2 (Topliners) (1972) 3 exemplars
Johnny Salter (1970) 3 exemplars
Le secret de la grotte. (1986) 2 exemplars
The Age Between (2020) 2 exemplars
Non parlarmi d'amore (2019) 2 exemplars
Escapers (Topliners) (1978) 2 exemplars
Love All (Paperback originals) (1988) 2 exemplars
The tenth ghost book (1974) 2 exemplars
Lasdagbok (2002) 2 exemplars
The Car: The Play (Heineman... (1967) 2 exemplars
The Eleventh Ghost Book (1975) 2 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Marle (1968) 1 exemplars
ladri di regali 1 exemplars
Quando eravamo in tre (2008) 1 exemplars
La penna di Anne Frank (2011) 1 exemplars
Ư æ ư æ ư 1 exemplars
Loving You Loving Me (1986) 1 exemplars
Ghost Carnival (1977) 1 exemplars
Dream Cage (1982) 1 exemplars
Ghosts — Editor — 1 exemplars

Obres associades

A Century of Children's Ghost Stories: Tales of Dread and Delight (1995) — Col·laborador — 27 exemplars
Summer of 85 [2020 film] (2020) — Original book — 8 exemplars
The Fourth Book of After Midnight Stories (1988) — Editor — 7 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 7, March 1978 (1978) — Col·laborador — 5 exemplars
Horrifying and Hideous Hauntings (1986) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars
Signal 59 : appoaches to children's books, May 1989 (1989) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars


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YA scfi fi anthology with disturbing tales a Name that Book (març 2012)


4/10, it was ok.
Law_Books600 | Nov 3, 2023 |
I read this for the first time in Italian when i was 12 and my parents bought it for me without knowing what was inside (DO NOT buy it for your kids), and it is honestly the book that i best remember from my past.
The protagonist, Cordelia, is pregnant and wants to give her daughter a book that she wrote, following her life from when she was sixteen to the present. So we follow along the life of this teenager who wants to grow up, maybe quicker than necessary, having her first boyfriend and losing her virginity. Then a few major plot twist will happen but obviously no spoilers! So yeah, it is a very graphic book considering the amount of sex talk, but it's not crude or gross, it actually feels pretty natural.
Hands down, the best thing about it is the characterization of Cordelia, written by a man but so realistic that it kinda scares me at times. (Oh btw it's 850 pages, soooo...) I mean I just have very fond memories about this book, and I really really recommend it. It's full of wisdom and it makes you feel more in contact with reality (makes sense?)
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Valebaby | Hi ha 23 ressenyes més | May 10, 2023 |
This book (which is actually two books, at least the version I read), mostly deals with how to get children to read and how to get kids to talk about what they've read ... which isn't really relevant to my life at all. I don't hang out with kids, I don't want kids, and I don't work with kids. Even so, it was interesting.

Actually, it made me think about reading, how I read, and what made me a reader as a child. I have no answers though, but maybe that's not always necessary. This year I read more than the past three years combined, but I can't tell you what was different, just that something was. The same way I can't tell what made me such an active reader, while my siblings barely read at all. I don't think book discussions had anything to do with it: I can't remember having participating in those at all when I was younger. Maybe that's a shame.

I did like one quote though, about how a lot of people don't read for pleasure. They read right before bed in the evening, so they can fall asleep, but that's not because they find it particularly enjoying or anything. It was an interesting observation I've never really made before, but it also makes sense: a lot of people that read a lot (myself included) can't really read before bed because we get too into it and stay up way too late. It's dangerous.

Anyway, my sister is studying to be a teacher for young children, I maye have to force this book upon her.
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upontheforemostship | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Feb 22, 2023 |
CW: Suicidal thoughts
Mrs_Tapsell_Bookzone | Hi ha 16 ressenyes més | Feb 14, 2023 |



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