What Hearts by Bruce Brooks audiobook

What Hearts

By Bruce Brooks
Read by John McDonough

Balzer + Bray
4.91 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780061791444

Recipient of a 1993 Newbery Honor, this novel is an achingly beautiful, powerfully rendered journey through childhood that is not to be missed, now available in a new edition with a striking new cover. “From an outstandingly perceptive writer, a moving portrait of a boy, observed at four revealing turning points.” -- Pointer Review/Kirkus Reviews “Combines fast, exciting action with an astonishing ending that proves the power of the individual imagination.” -- Starred Review/ALA Booklist"Asa—possessed of rare sweetness, humor, and inner strength—survives intact cruel tests of his integrity, intellect, and sense of decency. From an outstandingly perceptive writer, a moving portrait of a boy, observed at four revealing turning points." —K. "Told with controlled imagery, insightful illumination of motive and the needs of his characters, Brooks has proven himself once again a master of language." —BL. 1993 Newbery Honor Book Notable Children's Books of 1993 (ALA) 1993 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA) 1993 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book) 1993 Teachers' Choices (IRA) 1993 Books for the Teen Age (NY Public Library)

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Summary

Summary

A Newbery Honor Book

An ALA Notable Book for Children

An ALA Best Book for Young Adults

A 1993 New York Public Library Book for Teens

Recipient of a 1993 Newbery Honor, this novel is an achingly beautiful, powerfully rendered journey through childhood that is not to be missed, now available in a new edition with a striking new cover.

“From an outstandingly perceptive writer, a moving portrait of a boy, observed at four revealing turning points.” -- Pointer Review/Kirkus Reviews

“Combines fast, exciting action with an astonishing ending that proves the power of the individual imagination.” -- Starred Review/ALA Booklist

"Asa—possessed of rare sweetness, humor, and inner strength—survives intact cruel tests of his integrity, intellect, and sense of decency. From an outstandingly perceptive writer, a moving portrait of a boy, observed at four revealing turning points." —K. "Told with controlled imagery, insightful illumination of motive and the needs of his characters, Brooks has proven himself once again a master of language." —BL.

1993 Newbery Honor Book
Notable Children's Books of 1993 (ALA)
1993 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA)
1993 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
1993 Teachers' Choices (IRA)
1993 Books for the Teen Age (NY Public Library)

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Brooks blends fine sportswriting with a keen insight into the human heart.” Children’s Literature
“Effectively revealing the psychological burdens of an intelligent, sensitive child, this book remains honest and intense from beginning to end.” Publishers Weekly
“Combines fast, exciting action with an astonishing ending that proves the power of the individual imagination.” Booklist
“A boy’s coming-of-age story set within a troubled stepfamily is a worthy endeavor, and Brooks is extremely skilled in describing psychological subtleties of thoughts, feelings, and relationships.”   School Library Journal
“From an outstandingly perceptive writer, a moving portrait of a boy, observed at four revealing turning points.” Kirkus Reviews

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.91
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English