Josh

Josh For fourteen year old Josh Plowman Ryan Creek the country town that was settled by his great grandfather is a jungle compared to the city life he s used to During his three day visit his encounters

  • Title: Josh
  • Author: Ivan Southall
  • ISBN: 9780207136566
  • Page: 209
  • Format: None
  • For fourteen year old Josh Plowman, Ryan Creek, the country town that was settled by his great grandfather, is a jungle compared to the city life he s used to During his three day visit his encounters with the young people of Ryan Creek move inexorably from mutual bewilderment and confusion to an explosion of violence.

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      Published :2018-04-27T15:30:15+00:00

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    1. His great-aunt insists on calling him 'Joshua'. But his name is 'Josh'.Fourteen-year-old Josh begs his parents to let him go for a holiday with his mysterious and eccentric great-aunt Clara. His cousins have gone. His dad went when he was fourteen. Everyone but Josh has gone. It's a kind of family rite-of-passage. His parents eventually give in.And so begins a holiday that starts out confused and ends up violent. The tension is racked up in scene after scene as Josh struggles to comprehend his a [...]

    2. This book was a bore. This book is SEXIST the two main girls featured in the book are Betsy which is commonly referred to as "Stunning" is a remark that some of us can't help our looks. Aunt Clara an acclaimed "old hag." Laura is also "overly attached" Help join the movement to equality and post under my hashtag on Instagram #JOSH_is_Sexist

    3. This book, the only Australian book to ever win the Carnegie Medal, is, to me, the perfect middle-grade book for boys. Perhaps it resonated with me because of who I was when I read it - a slightly displaced missionary kid who wasn't quite sure where he fitted in. Just like Josh.This book is, in my opinion, the first Australian verse novel. Sure, it looks like prose on the page, but so much of it is written in unusually constructed sentences and partial phrases, and I remember reading it and bein [...]

    4. The struggle of a non confrontational kid, what goes through his mind, and what happens when he blows up. I tried to read this book with an Australian accent but I suck at that. Also, I liked how they say "honest" at the end of their sentences, it's kind of like when arabs say "9deg" at the end

    5. Such and excellent book. It hard to place my finger on what was so amazing, but i would say it's Southall's ability to make the character real and accessible. There is no overly complicated plot, it is like real life. It's pages are filled with beautiful and soft nostalgia.

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