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Making Up Megaboy

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Social Situations - Violence, Social Issues - Violence, Juvenile Fiction, Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction, Emotional problems, Fiction, Murder, Violence, Children: Grade
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ISBN 100613228871
ISBN 139780613228879

In "Making Up Megaboy", 13 year old Robbie Jones shoots and kills an elderly Korean grocery store owner with his father's handgun.

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This is a disturbing book: bleak in tone, dispassionate in its objective dissection of a tragedy (made all the more unsettling due to the recent events in Jonesboro, Arkansas) and with an ambiguous ending that will leave children unsatisfied and adults bewildered/5(3).

Lit Log for Making Up Megaboy By Virginia Walter and Katrina Roeckelein To be perfectly honest, I would not classify this book as a work of literature. Possibly it could be a work of art and a valid way of expressing one’s self, but not literature.

I didn’t even like a lot of the graphics/5. The book's short, easy-to-read format, as well as its tough-minded attitude, compelling subject, edgy computer-generated collages, and Robbie's superhero drawings, will appeal to reluctant readers.

The graphic design makes the book look both unique and cool, and enhances the ripped-from-the-headlines feeling.4/5. Making Making Up Megaboy book Megaboy (Book, ) [] making-up-megaboy 4/6 Downloaded from on Novem by guest Presents a conversation between editor Richard Jackson, author Virginia Making Up Megaboy book, and illustrator Katrina Roeckelein that traces the creation of.

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Making up Megaboy. [Virginia A Walter; Katrina Roeckelein] -- When thirteen-year-old Robbie shoots an old man in a liquor store, everyone who knows the quiet, withdrawn youth struggles to understand this act of seemingly random violence.

The book is obtrusively designed; using an array of typefaces, blocks of text clipped and pasted at an angle, and dark, distorted, computer- manipulated photo-montages, Roeckelein creates an ominous, sometimes disorienting atmosphere that suggests a turmoil in Robbie that never shows up in the text.

Making Up Megaboy by Virginia Walter 🔍 Making Up Megaboy — READ MORE 🔍 Format: paperback, 62 pages Genres: novels, fiction, teen, cultural Author: Virginia Walter Release date: September 7, Language: english Publisher: Delacorte Press ISBN: () About The Book Most days he is Robbie Jones of Santa Rosita, California.

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Cuenta y Listas Cuenta Devoluciones y Pedidos. PruebaFormat: Pasta dura. In "Making Up Megaboy", 13 year old Robbie Jones shoots and kills an elderly Korean grocery store owner with his father's handgun.

This is a disturbing book: bleak in tone, dispassionate in its objective dissection of a tragedy (made all the more unsettling due to the recent events in Jonesboro, Arkansas) and with an ambiguous ending that will leave children unsatisfied and adults bewildered/5(3).

Making Up Megaboy Virginia Walter, Author, Katrina Roeckelein, Illustrator Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers $ (64p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Making Up Megaboy Virginia Walter, Author, Katrina Roeckelein, Illustrator DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) $ (64p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Making Up Megaboy 作者: Walter, Virginia/ Roeckelein, Katrina (ILT) 出版社: Random House Childrens Books 页数: 62 定价: 装帧: Pap ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Best Books for Young Adults. Year this Award was Won: 1 Press release title and URL: 2 Winner Rank: SLCT.

Sort field for winners: Making Up Megaboy. Winner Description: by Virginia Walter and Katrina Roeckelein. DK Ink. Winner Blurb. Presents a conversation between editor Richard Jackson, author Virginia Walter, and illustrator Katrina Roeckelein that traces the creation of "Making Up Megaboy," a story that reconstructs a killing by a year-old boy.

Highlights include questions about possible readership, types of illustrations needed, and the artfulness of books. (LRW). Making Up Megaboy. Award: Notable Children's Books. Year this Award was Won: 1 Award Win Active Date: Wednesday, Decem - Defunct Winner UID: 2 Winner Rank: SLCT.

Sort field for winners: Making Up Megaboy. Winner Description: Written by Virginia Walter. Illustrated by Katrina Roeckelein. Making Up Megaboy is a departure for Walter.

Before penning this darker, harder-edged novel, she had written cheerful, even uplifting books for children. "I've never had an experience like this. Read Making Up Megaboy reviews from parents on Common Sense Media. Become a member to write your own review. ''Making Up Megaboy'' is an ambitious attempt to examine the problem of alienated youths with access to firepower and fantasy.

Virginia Walter's text considers young Robbie Jones from the first-person accounts of his father (who's predictably uncommunicative), his mother (who assumes that her son received his moral education at church), his.

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Making up Megaboy (Book, ) [] Presents a conversation between editor Richard Jackson, author Virginia Walter, and illustrator Katrina Roeckelein that traces the creation of "Making Up Megaboy," a story that reconstructs a killing by a year-old boy.

Highlights include. Looking for books by Virginia Walter. See all books authored by Virginia Walter, including Hi, Pizza Man!, and Making Up Megaboy, and more on Most books for children - "Making Up Megaboy'' is aimed at readers between 10 and 13 years old - offer a glimmer of hope.

Not this one. "The books I most admire are the ones that do offer hope, like Katherine Paterson's novels,'' Walter said. "I really had to struggle with this, writing a book that offered no hope. MAKING UP MEGABOY. By Virginia Walter. Illustrated by Katrina Roeckelein. Richard Jackson/DK Publishing, $ (Ages 10 and up) This episodic and innovative book.

Like Virginia Walter in Making Up Megaboy, Strasser (How I Changed My Life) explores the psyche of adolescents who use handguns to violent ends.

Unfortunately, the format used here detracts from the c. Making up Megaboy (Walter, ) is an extremely controversial novel in both its content and style.

Aimed at an upper elementary/middle school audience, this book represents a distinctive and powerful genre of children's literature--one that invites the reader into a world of tough, social issues by telling the story directly through the voices.

Making Up Megaboy by Virginia Walter. Robbie Jones is a quiet boy - something of a loner. But when he shoots an elderly Korean shopkeeper, the people in his life struggle to explain what has happened.

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In one classroom, third and fourth graders listened as their student teacher read aloud. Making up Megaboy (Walter, ). The story is presented through the voices of vari-ous community members as they try to explain why Robbie Jones, on his 13th birthday, walked into Mr.

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Monster will challenge readers with difficult questions, to which there are no definitive answers. In some respects, the novel is reminiscent of Virginia Walter's Making Up Megaboy (DK Ink, ), another book enriched by its ambiguity.

Like it, Monster lends itself well to classroom or group s: K. To accompany the paperback edition of Virginia Walter’s Making Up Megaboy (Delacorte, ), the publisher has provided a helpful teacher’s guide.

Prepared by Pat Scales, a school librarian and regular contributor to Book Links, the guide, which is available online, offers suggestions for questions to think about and interdisciplinary.This would make an ideal companion to Virginia Walter's Making Up Megaboy for an insightful look at a teenage suspect's lost innocence.

Twelve-year-old Shay’s palms itch when she senses trouble coming, and this year, they seem to be itching more than ever.Making Up Megaboy; Buy this book. It's easy to work up an appetite reading this book, which offers an agreeable way to pass the time before dinner.

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