Look Both Ways

Look Both Ways

A Tale Told in Ten Blocks

Book - 2019
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"A collection of ten short stories that all take place in the same day about kids walking home from school."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781481438285
Branch Call Number: J REY
Characteristics: 188 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Nabaum, Alexander

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blue_dog_37447
Nov 10, 2019

i think it is a cool concept to have different stories for every kid at the same school but i find a lot of the stories boring af. remember code lazarbeam

Tigard_HollyCP Oct 28, 2019

Reading this book of interconnected short stories won't take you much longer than “a school bus falling from the sky.” You meet 10 different groups of kids who all attend the same school on 10 different streets on their way home from school. Each story could stand alone, but as you read the chapters, you get to know the different kids through different perspectives. In fact, I quickly reread it after reading it the first time so I could remember how all the different kids were connected. The only problem is that I wanted each story to continue as an entire book! As usual, Jason Reynolds delivers another GREAT book, this one for middle schoolers about middle schoolers. Highly recommend.

debwalker Oct 08, 2019

What happens after school.....

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darladoodles
Oct 05, 2019

Ten stories told in ten blocks. Each story features a different student, but also includes glimpses of the other stories. I wish I had taken some notes with each story as the digital galley did not include a table of contents and navigating around was not easily done. Each story seeks to bring understanding and open a window to walking home in the shoes of another. The characters vary greatly in voice, but tell a story for middle grade. Would recommend having parents/teachers read along with kids on this one as there are many issues touched on including cancer treatment, death, autism, behavior therapy, homosexuality, and economic disparities.

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OPL_KrisC Oct 17, 2019

OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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