Its sort of a lot of things and if i go too deeply into what those things are, im going to give away elements of the plot. In this novel, miranda begins receiving strange notes hidden in her own possessions by an unknown person. When you reach me is a novel by acclaimed writer rebecca stead. Uhqhvp i put up various bookrelated videos every tuesday. Just about everybody on the bookpage staff who has read rebecca steads newberywinning novel when you reach me has raved about it. When you reach me kindle edition by stead, rebecca. When you reach me by rebecca stead reading guidebook club.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to predict the future. When you reach me book project by ryan hawkins on prezi. A mystery book is one in which something important is unknown and needs to be solved by the character or characters in the story. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Her single mom is a paralegal she works in a law office, but isnt a lawyer who wears crazy colored tights, and her favorite book is madeline lengles classic a wrinkle in time.
But i have been practicing, and my preparations go well. Read the book on paper it is quite a powerful experience. When you reach me by rebecca stead dtdl battle of the books 2012 it was a dark and stormy night p. While the book had an interesting plot and a twist at the end, it was too confusing during the rest of the book to follow very well. But its hard to know when you need to say it out loud. By sixth grade, miranda and her best friend, sal, know how to navigate their new york city. Pick up your own copy of when you reach me by rebecca stead. Best of all, if after reading an e book, you buy a paper version of when you reach me. By sixth grade, miranda and her best friend, sal, know how to navigate their new york city neighborhood. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more.
Jun 24, 2010 just about everybody on the bookpage staff who has read rebecca steads newberywinning novel when you reach me has raved about it. When you reach me by rebecca stead is a mystery that i recomend to everyone who loves a great mystery. Jan 06, 2011 when you reach me is a remarkable book, which mingles science fiction and mystery together without every belonging to those genres. When you reach me tells the story of a sixthgrader named miranda who is a latchkey kid in new york city in the late 70s. Rebecca steads when you reach me might change my mind. Take your hr comms to the next level with prezi video. Draw draw a map of this storys setting nyc using evidence from. When you reach me is a suspenseful, surprising, and actionpacked book that all readers will love.
The intricacy and details of when you reach me invite you to ponder some of the greatest questions of life. Take the quiz and answer questions on specifics like what type of book it is and what a. When you reach me by rebecca stead overdrive rakuten. Like those earlier novels, when you reach me will stir the imaginations of young readers curious about daytoday life in a big city. Download when you reach me pdf file asalidaermakilijdc. Thats a big question in the book when you reach me by rebecca stead. Science fiction focuses on imaginary concepts like future universes or time travel. In seventh grade, i wrote a book report on a wrinkle in time, which remains on my favorite booksofalltime list to this day.
When you reach me is a science fiction book written by rebecca stead in 2009. Its hard to call it scifi, however, since the main focus is mirandas perfectly voiced, firstperson account of negotiating friendships and family dynamics on the cusp of adolescence. Like a wrinkle in time mirandas favorite book, when you reach me far surpasses the usual whodunit or scifi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of life, death, and the beauty of it all. When you reach me is a smart, thoughtful book about smart 6th graders written for a young audience. When you reach me book report by maggie yoelson on prezi. When you reach me won the 2010 newbery medal, and offers an exciting, twisty plot that plays with the timespace continuum. Movie poster pretend that this book was being made into a movie make a poster that gives the public a good idea of what this story is about. Sep 24, 2015 does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version. Discussion of themes and motifs in rebecca steads when you reach me. The book takes place in 1979, i was a sixth grader in 1979. Goodreads members who liked when you reach me also liked.
Ive to give this book a 5 star its one of the best book i ever read there something. When you reach me by rebecca stead book summary and. It tackles casual prejudices, including race and class. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys sciencefiction, mysteries, and realistic fiction. The book was well received by critics, who praised its realistic setting and the authors deft handling of small details. The novel jumps around a bit, starting off when her mother wins.
In when you reach me, belle says, its simple to love someone. Song write a song or about a character or an event in the book. She lives in new york city with her mother in 1979. Best of all, if after reading an ebook, you buy a paper version of when you reach me. At first miranda is frightened by these notes, but soon she becomes intrigued, determined to find out who is sending the notes and why.
Science fiction focuses on imaginary concepts like future. Ive to give this book a 5 star its one of the best book i ever read there something about its so good i love it i dont want to give it away. Free when you reach me study unit worksheets for teachers to print. When you reach me novel project donorschoose project by mrs. This is a readytouse, 46 page packet designed for teachers to use with students in grades 58 who are reading the 2010 newbery medal winner, when you reach me, by rebecca stead. Miranda spends her helping her mother practice for an appearance on the. Find books like when you reach me from the worlds largest community of readers. Her only chance for normality is to solve the puzzle and win back sal. The packet includes a 22 page student workbook along with a separate answer key. Miranda, her sixthgrade daughter and latchkey kid, is considering writing a letter to some unnamed you who has been sending her letters. Write the part of speech and definition for the word that best fits the way the word was used in the story. When you reach me by rebecca stead dtdl battle of the. Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version. I dont read the blurb on the back of books until after ive read the actual book because its rare for them not to give the game away to some.
What is the last sentence of the book not including acknowledgments. Jul 14, 2009 like a wrinkle in time mirandas favorite book, when you reach me far surpasses the usual whodunit or scifi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of life, death, and the beauty of it all. This unusual, thoughtprovoking mystery will appeal to several types of readers. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. The central theme is time travel, but it is ultimately a novel about friendship and tolerance. Free when you reach me worksheets and literature unit for.
Miranda is an ordinary sixth grader, until she starts receivi. What actors could play the parts of the main characters. In my opinion, this book does not deserve a newbery award. Indeed, for what looks at first sight like a campus novel, it has a lot of very clever tricks up its sleeve and each short chapter advances the story along like a master magician. When you reach me by rebecca stead dtdl battle of the books 2012. In addition to receiving the 2010 newbery medal, when you reach me won several best book of the year awards. You would love it because at every chapter it keeps you hanging so you just want to keep reading. With a wellpaced plot, engaging characters, strong family portrayals, and a compelling mystery to solve, when you reach me is a great novel for adults and kids to read together, sharing ideas on what might be happening in mirandas world and jointly exploring their own theories to explain it all.
It is a meditation on storytelling itself on the difficulty and risks inherent in trying to make oneself understood, and the necessity of. About the author rebecca stead grew up in new york city and still lives there, with her husband and their two sons. With these study tools you will find out what you know about when you reach me. When you reach me is a remarkable book, which mingles science fiction and mystery together without every belonging to those genres.
This newbery medal winner that has been called smart and mesmerizing, the new york times and superb the wall street journal will. This is a quick book summary and analysis of when you reach me by rebecca stead. Twelveyearold miranda is the protagonist of when you reach me by rebecca stead. When you reach me by rebecca stead a literature guide for 5th grade lit guide written by leah mahony fall 2012 summary and rationale it is 1978 in new york city, and miranda is a sixth grader who is growing up in new york city with her mom. The washington post this newbery medal winner that has been called smart and mesmerizing, the new york times and superb the wall street journal will appeal to readers of all types. The plot obviously needs to include some mystery, but i feel like the author couldve. When you reach me is her second novel for young readers. I loved how madeleine lengles a wrinkle in time was subtly integrated into the plot. Before you read introducing vocabulary find each of the following words in when you reach me on the page number given in parentheses. Second, please remember to mention the location of your house key.546 684 914 1307 1344 320 1534 139 1332 1015 1370 68 767 696 679 220 229 1406 857 118 168 28 351 516 1257 1289 367 919 593 575 405 653 500 434 233 419