Ginger Garrett The Last Monster

ISBN 13 : 9780553535242

The Last Monster

Note moyenne 3,86
( 51 avis fournis par Goodreads )
 
9780553535242: The Last Monster

A story steeped in magical realism about love, fear, and the thrill of discovering who we were born to be, The Last Monster is a story about making peace with our insecurities and defending those who must hide what they really are.
 
Sofia has never felt special. Not at school, or with her track team, and especially not since she’s become sick.

She’s always been different, but this doesn't make her stand out . . . it's makes her invisible. Then something special lands right in Sofia’s lap. An ancient book that serves as a portal for the Greek philosopher, Xeno, one of Aristotle’s lost students. Sofia has been chosen to be the next Guardian.

Suddenly Sofia is not only trying to survive middle-school cliques and first crushes, she’s in charge of protecting grotesquely beautiful, lonely monsters that have roamed the Earth for centuries. Drawn into Xeno’s violent and unpredictable world of mystery, Sofia learns that loving outsiders has a price.
"While the fantastical elements are compelling, it’s the real-world situations that make this book stand out. . . a perfect recommendation for introspective kids who feel like outsiders."--SLJ   

"Garrett's prose, frequently poignant and sophisticated, is punctuated with wry humor."--Kirkus 

"The oft-used concept of finding one’s true self is employed here in a uniquely imaginative way, complete with occasional black-and-white illustrations. An appealing tale for readers dealing with their own insecurities."--Booklist 

Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

About the Author :

Ginger Garrett graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas with a major in theatre arts and a focus on playwriting. Although she applied to the CIA to become an international master of espionage, she had to settle for selling pharmaceuticals for a global corporation. She eventually traveled the world on her own dime and without a fake mustache.

Ginger now lives in Atlanta with her husband, three children, and two rescue dogs. She spends her time baking gluten-free goodness for her friends and family and mentoring middle school students who want to become working writers. Passionate about science, history, and women’s studies, Ginger loves exploring new ideas and old secrets. She especially loves good books read late at night.
Ginger is a popular speaker and a frequent guest on radio and television shows. She has been featured in and on media outlets across the country, including Fox News, USA Today, Library Journal, 104.7 The Fish Atlanta, FamilyNet Television, Harvest Television.

You can learn more at gingergarrett.com.

From School Library Journal :

Gr 5–8—Thirteen-year-old Sofia has always felt like an outsider, with her bristly hair and unremarkable face. But now she feels it even more acutely, ever since surviving cancer and receiving a prosthetic leg. When she returns to school, she feels distanced from her former best friend Alexis and she's tired of everyone pretending to be nice to her. Then there's the cute new boy, Billy, who sees something fierce inside of her. One day, a book suddenly appears, and through it, Sofia begins to communicate with Xeno, the last living student of Aristotle. She becomes the Guardian, protector of monsters. There is always a Guardian, and it is always a child. She learns that monsters are real and that she must take care of them all, despite the fact that some of them are not cute or good. The monsters, while very real in the context of the story, also represent the insecurities and trauma Sofia feels. While the fantastical elements are compelling, it's the real-world situations that make this book stand out. The references to Greek mythology could have been better fleshed out and established. VERDICT Though Sofia's frequent philosophizing about the nature of good and evil, reality and fantasy, might be a bit much for average middle grade readers, this is a perfect recommendation for introspective kids who feel like outsiders.—Jessica Ko, Los Angeles Public Library

Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Meilleurs résultats de recherche sur AbeBooks

1.

Garrett, Ginger
Edité par Delacorte Books for Young Readers 2016-04-12 (2016)
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : > 20
Vendeur
BookOutlet
(Thorold, ON, Canada)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Delacorte Books for Young Readers 2016-04-12, 2016. Hardcover. État : New. Hardcover. Publisher overstock, may contain remainder mark on edge. N° de réf. du libraire 9780553535242B

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 5,59
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 5,02
De Canada vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

2.

Garrett, Ginger
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Quantité : > 20
Vendeur
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre 2016. HRD. État : New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. N° de réf. du libraire VQ-9780553535242

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 7,65
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,34
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

3.

GARRETT, GINGER
Edité par Penguin Random House
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Quantité : > 20
Vendeur
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Penguin Random House. État : New. Brand New. N° de réf. du libraire 0553535242

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 8,52
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 2,93
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

4.

Garrett, Ginger
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Quantité : 2
Vendeur
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre 2016. HRD. État : New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. N° de réf. du libraire IB-9780553535242

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 8,86
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,34
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

5.

Ginger Garrett
Edité par Delacorte Press, United States (2016)
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 10
Vendeur
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Delacorte Press, United States, 2016. Hardback. État : New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. A story steeped in magical realism about love, fear, and the thrill of discovering who we were born to be, The Last Monster is a story about making peace with our insecurities and defending those who must hide what they really are. Sofia has never felt special. Not at school, or with her track team, and especially not since she s become sick. She s always been different, but this doesn tmake her stand out . . . it s makes her invisible.Then something special lands right in Sofia s lap. An ancient book that serves as a portal for the Greek philosopher, Xeno, one of Aristotle s lost students. Sofia has been chosen to be the next Guardian. Suddenly Sofia is not only trying to survive middle-school cliques and first crushes, she s in charge of protecting grotesquely beautiful, lonely monsters that have roamed the Earth for centuries. Drawn into Xeno s violent and unpredictable world of mystery, Sofia learns that loving outsiders has a price. While the fantastical elements are compelling, it s the real-world situations that make this book stand out. . . a perfect recommendation for introspective kids who feel like outsiders. -- SLJ Garrett s prose, frequently poignant and sophisticated, is punctuated with wry humor. --Kirkus The oft-used concept of finding one s true self isemployed here in a uniquely imaginative way, complete with occasional black-and-white illustrations. An appealing tale for readers dealing with their own insecurities. --Booklist. N° de réf. du libraire BZV9780553535242

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 12,79
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

6.

Ginger Garrett
Edité par Delacorte Press, United States (2016)
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 1
Vendeur
The Book Depository
(London, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Delacorte Press, United States, 2016. Hardback. État : New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A story steeped in magical realism about love, fear, and the thrill of discovering who we were born to be, The Last Monster is a story about making peace with our insecurities and defending those who must hide what they really are. Sofia has never felt special. Not at school, or with her track team, and especially not since she s become sick. She s always been different, but this doesn tmake her stand out . . . it s makes her invisible.Then something special lands right in Sofia s lap. An ancient book that serves as a portal for the Greek philosopher, Xeno, one of Aristotle s lost students. Sofia has been chosen to be the next Guardian. Suddenly Sofia is not only trying to survive middle-school cliques and first crushes, she s in charge of protecting grotesquely beautiful, lonely monsters that have roamed the Earth for centuries. Drawn into Xeno s violent and unpredictable world of mystery, Sofia learns that loving outsiders has a price. While the fantastical elements are compelling, it s the real-world situations that make this book stand out. . . a perfect recommendation for introspective kids who feel like outsiders. -- SLJ Garrett s prose, frequently poignant and sophisticated, is punctuated with wry humor. --Kirkus The oft-used concept of finding one s true self isemployed here in a uniquely imaginative way, complete with occasional black-and-white illustrations. An appealing tale for readers dealing with their own insecurities. --Booklist. N° de réf. du libraire AAS9780553535242

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 12,79
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

7.

Ginger Garrett
Edité par Delacorte Press, United States (2016)
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 1
Vendeur
The Book Depository US
(London, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Delacorte Press, United States, 2016. Hardback. État : New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A story steeped in magical realism about love, fear, and the thrill of discovering who we were born to be, The Last Monster is a story about making peace with our insecurities and defending those who must hide what they really are. Sofia has never felt special. Not at school, or with her track team, and especially not since she s become sick. She s always been different, but this doesn tmake her stand out . . . it s makes her invisible.Then something special lands right in Sofia s lap. An ancient book that serves as a portal for the Greek philosopher, Xeno, one of Aristotle s lost students. Sofia has been chosen to be the next Guardian. Suddenly Sofia is not only trying to survive middle-school cliques and first crushes, she s in charge of protecting grotesquely beautiful, lonely monsters that have roamed the Earth for centuries. Drawn into Xeno s violent and unpredictable world of mystery, Sofia learns that loving outsiders has a price. While the fantastical elements are compelling, it s the real-world situations that make this book stand out. . . a perfect recommendation for introspective kids who feel like outsiders. -- SLJ Garrett s prose, frequently poignant and sophisticated, is punctuated with wry humor. --Kirkus The oft-used concept of finding one s true self isemployed here in a uniquely imaginative way, complete with occasional black-and-white illustrations. An appealing tale for readers dealing with their own insecurities. --Booklist. N° de réf. du libraire AAS9780553535242

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 13,06
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

8.

Garrett, Ginger
Edité par Delacorte Books for Young Read (2016)
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Delacorte Books for Young Read, 2016. Hardcover. État : New. Never used!. N° de réf. du libraire 0553535242

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 13,03
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 1,67
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

9.

Ginger Garrett
Edité par Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 3
Vendeur
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Delacorte Books for Young Readers. Hardcover. État : New. Dinara Mirtalipova (illustrateur). Hardcover. 304 pages. A fantastical story about love, fear, and the thrill of discovering who we were born to be, The Last Monster is a story about making peace with our insecurities and defending those who must hide what they really are. Sofia has never felt special. Not at school, or with her track team, and especially not since shes become sick. Shes always been different, but this doesntmake her stand out . . . its makes her invisible. Then something special lands right in Sofias lap. An ancient book that serves as a portal for the Greek philosopher, Xeno, one of Aristotles lost students. Sofia has been chosen to be the next Guardian. Suddenly Sofia is not only trying to survive middle-school cliques and first crushes, shes in charge of protecting grotesquely beautiful, lonely monsters that have roamed the Earth for centuries. Drawn into Xenos violent and unpredictable world of mystery, Sofia learns that loving outsiders has a price. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. N° de réf. du libraire 9780553535242

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 12,04
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,31
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

10.

Garrett, Ginger
Edité par Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN 10 : 0553535242 ISBN 13 : 9780553535242
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : > 20
Vendeur
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Delacorte Books for Young Readers. Hardcover. État : New. 0553535242 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. N° de réf. du libraire SWATI2132095757

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 12,44
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,34
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

autres exemplaires de ce livre sont disponibles

Afficher tous les résultats pour ce livre