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Half a world away.

Nan Chauncy

Half a world away.

by Nan Chauncy

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Annette MacArthur-Onslow.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C397 Hal2
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p.
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5858522M
LC Control Number62021095
OCLC/WorldCa1884526

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To being adopted and going to therapist to therapists/5. It didn’t make me cry, because I’m pretty hard (a.k.a.

heartless) when it comes to these types of books. Half a World Away is about a woman called Kerry who, after years of trying to get back in touch, eventually manages to reunite with her long-lost half-brother, Noah.

And /5. "Half a World Away" is a compelling story and an insightful look into the adoption of older main character was adopted from Romania four years earlier, when he was eight Cited by: 1.

out of 5 stars half a world away or just across the continent Reviewed in the United States on Decem this book is perfect for any child that has to move away from friends.5/5(7).

Half a World Away is a truly amazing book about two childhood friends that do everything together, they even have a secret call for each other. But one day the kids learn that Amy is moving half way around the world and the kids are heartbroken.5/5(1). Half a World Away is an absolute triumph and a joy to read.

Once again Mike tackles complex and thorny issues with a confident and compassionate hand.' - Ruth Hogan 'Mike Gayle just gets better and better and Half a World Away might be the loveliest yet.' - Jenny Colgan5/5(9).

Half a World Away Chapter One Jaden sat on the floor, holding on to a half loaf of unsliced bread. He switched his lamp on and off, the bedroom lighting up and darkening over and over. Electricity had always relaxed him. For sure it was the most amazing thing about America.

He bit off the biggest chunk of bread that could fit in his Edition: Reprint. Half a World Away. Chapter One. Jaden sat on the floor, holding on to a half loaf of unsliced bread. He switched his lamp on and off, the bedroom lighting up and darkening over and : Cynthia Kadohata. Half a World Away is an absolute triumph and a joy to read.

Once again Mike tackles complex and thorny issues with a confident and compassionate hand.' Ruth Hogan, author of The Keeper of Lost Things 'Half a World Away is heartbreaking and beautiful, full of poignant moments and characters you fall for from page one.

I couldn't put it down.'/5(K). Half a World Away Kerry Hayes is single mum, living on a tough south London estate. She provides for her son by cleaning houses she could never hope to afford.

Taken into care as a child, Kerry cannot ever forget her past. From camels rooting through garbage like raccoons, to eagles being trained like hunting dogs, to streets that are more pothole than pavement, the vivid depictions in Half a World Away create “an inspiring story that celebrates hope and second chances” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).5/5(3).

Parents need to know Half a World Away by  National Book Award-winning author Cynthia Kadohata (The Thing About Luck)  tells the story of Jaden, a troubled year-old Romanian boy who was adopted at age 8 and brought to the United States.

He lies, steals, and breaks promises to his adoptive parents.4/5. HALF A WORLD AWAY is an absolute triumph and a joy to read. Once again Mike tackles complex and thorny issues with a confident and compassionate hand.

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Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal–winning book Kira-Kira, the National Book Award winner The Thing About Luck, the Jane Addams Peace Award and PEN America Award winner Weedflower, Cracker!, Outside Beauty, A Million Shades of Gray, Half a World Away, Checked, A Place to Belong, and several critically acclaimed adult novels, including The Floating :   Half a World Away is an absolute triumph and a joy to read.

Once again Mike tackles complex and thorny issues with a confident and compassionate hand.' Ruth Hogan, author of The Keeper of Lost Things 'Half a World Away is heartbreaking and beautiful, full of poignant moments and characters you fall for from page one/5().

Half a World Away is a staggeringly realistic portrayal of both the arduous process of international adoption and the struggles faced by children once the adoption takes place. Told from Jaden’s point of view, Kadohata’s newest takes readers to Kazakhstan with the family and introduces a variety of unique characters, including many who are.

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[Cynthia Kadohata] -- Twelve-year-old Jaden, an emotionally damaged adopted boy fascinated by electricity, feels a connection to a small, weak toddler with special needs in Kazakhstan, where Jaden's family is trying to Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available.Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal–winning book Kira-Kira, the National Book Award winner The Thing About Luck, the Jane Addams Peace Award and PEN America Award winner Weedflower, Cracker!, Outside Beauty, A Million Shades of Gray, Half a World Away, Checked, A Place to Belong, and several critically acclaimed adult novels, including The Floating World.

BookDragon Books for the Diverse Reader Half a World Away by Cynthia Kadohata Still o Jaden’s life is about to undergo another major change: “his adoptive so-called parents were adopting another child, a baby boy from Kazakhstan.