Cover of: The ghosts of now | Joan Lowery Nixon Read Online

The ghosts of now

  • 698 Want to read
  • ·
  • 74 Currently reading

Published by Delacorte Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Mystery and detective stories

Book details:

About the Edition

With her brother in a coma following a hit-and-run accident, a high school senior investigates the incident, stirring up animosity in the small, tight west Texas community where her family has recently moved.

Edition Notes

StatementJoan Lowery Nixon.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.N65 Gh 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2842098M
ISBN 100385293496
LC Control Number84004007

Download The ghosts of now


As Cat comes to terms with the existence of ghosts, she also navigates her background (her father is white, while her mother is Mexican). Telgemeier employs the cheerful cartoon artwork that fans of Smile, Drama, and Sisters know and love, but her palette is more muted in places, fitting the book's somewhat serious and somber themes/5(K). Ghosts doesn't have the realism of either Smile or Sisters, but it doesn't manage to reach the charming humor of Drama, either. There isn't much humor aside from brief moments. Unfortunately, this book doesn't hit hard emotionally either. The family relationships and characters here aren't developed enough, making this book ultimately unmemorable/5.   Parents need to know that Ghosts is a fantasy graphic novel by Raina Telgemeier, author of Drama and Smile. It features a young character coping with cystic fibrosis. One sister wants to meet a ghost, while the other is frightened by the idea. The ghosts chase Catrina and 5/5. Raina Telgemeier. Raina Telgemeier is the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Smile and Sisters, which are both graphic memoirs based on her childhood. Smile has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for more than four years, and received an Eisner Award for Best Publication for Teens as well as a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor.

As the time of year when ghosts reunite with their loved ones approaches, Cat must figure out how to put aside her fears for her sister's sake, and her own. Raina Telgemeier has masterfully created a moving and insightful story about the power of family and friendship, and how it gives us the courage to do. “A hauntingly beautiful debut novel, Ghosts of Harvard is a beautifully written story of love, loss, and mystery. A perfect book to take on vacation, and an excellent book club choice!” —Mary O’Malley, Anderson’s Bookshop “This one has it all – suspense, thriller, ghosts and mystery.   But Telgemeier's interest in knotty issues of tween and teenage social and family life has been evident since her first comics memoir [In] the fictional story Ghosts, Telgemeier's crisp and expressive characters still look like cartoons. But the book's lovely darker palette of blues and grays hints at the sadness that inflects this story of Brand: Turtleback Books. ghosts of the great war aviation in world war one book $ the vandersarl blériot $ the ghosts hat $ ghosts of the skies aviation in the second world war $ world war two calendar $ world war one calendar $ contact;.

Get this from a library! The ghosts of now. [Joan Lowery Nixon] -- With her brother in a coma following a hit-and-run accident, a high school senior investigates the incident, stirring up animosity in the small, tight west Texas community where her family has.   This book never backs down from critiquing the housing, education, and legal systems that contribute to the plight of certain communities in Chicago Eve L. Ewing's Ghosts in the Schoolyard deftly details a microcosm of a larger picture where some people’s freedoms are much more complicated than others." Foreword ReviewsBrand: University of Chicago Press.   50+ videos Play all Mix - Thomas Newman - Ghosts (Aaron Static & Fort Road Remix) YouTube Thomas Newman - Ghosts (Aaron Static & Fort Road Remix) | 1hour - . For our last book club of , our YA group read the graphic novel Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier. There was no one who didn’t like the book, but it was very nice to hear that some people really loved it. Ghosts is a very sweet graphic novel about a teenage girl and her sick sister.