8 edition of Thwonk found in the catalog.
A cupid doll comes to life and offers romantic assistance to A.J., a teenage photographer suffering from unrequited love.
|LC Classifications||PZ7.B32615 Th 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||215 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||215|
|LC Control Number||2001018596|
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A.J. McCreary, 17, lives for two things: her photography and her as-yet unrequited love for class hunk Peter Terris. The former is suffering from the latter and A.J. is mired in a deep, very funny funk when a love-worn, mournful but supremely helpful cupid named Jonathan appears and offers her academic, artistic, or romantic success (or at least, her idea of romantic success). As a result of. A.J. McCreary, 17, lives for two things: her photography and her as-yet unrequited love for class hunk Peter Terris. She is mired in a deep, very funny funk when a love-worn but supremely helpful cupid named Jonathan appears and offers her academic, artistic, or romantic success (or at least, her idea of romantic success). As a result of her choice, Peter becomes A.J.'s love toy, nearly sick.
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Thwonk will have great appeal with most starry-eyed 7th-9th grade girls who are hoping for that perfect guy to come sweep them off their feet.
And fortunately, like most novels by Joan Bauer, this one goes a little I can’t believe that I gave a Joan Bauer book less than 4 stars!/5. The last third had some heavy, didactic passages and the book rambled for several chapters past the actual conclusion.
Bauer's other books have cleaner dialogue, stronger resolutions, and tidier endings. But die-hard fans of this author will read and enjoy Thwonk, despite its flaws/5(29).
The Paperback of the Thwonk by Joan Bauer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Read the book that inspired Studio Ghibli's series, Ronja the Robber’s Daughter. A thrilling adventure crafted by the author of Pippi LongstockingOn the night Ronia was born, a /5(33).
The last third had some heavy, didactic passages and the book rambled for several chapters past the actual conclusion. Bauer's other books have cleaner dialogue, stronger resolutions, and tidier Thwonk book. But die-hard fans of this author will read and enjoy Thwonk, despite its flaws/5(29). Thwonk It’s not that A.J.
McCreary is ignoring the real cupid who flits into her life, she just wants him to focus and do his job — get Peter Terris, the best guy in school, to fall in love with her.
“This wacky ride through affairs of the heart never grows predictable!” — Kirkus Reviews, pointer. Thwonk, is an excellent book for a teen who, like myself, scorns ordinary, flouncy teen romance novels (or romance novels period).
The story journals A.J. Thwonk book gifted, but somewhat tortured photographer, who is in her last year of high school and is plagued by several problems many students go through: One, being friction between her fathers pushing for her to enroll in a good liberal arts or 5/5(5).
Thwonk Book Summary and Study Guide. Joan Bauer Booklist Joan Bauer Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Thwonk; A.J. McCreary is a photographer for her school's newspaper. She is in love with Peter Terris, who doesn't know she exists.
She's not doing very well in school because she is spending all of her time looking for the. About Thwonk. From the Newbery Honor author of Hope Was Here, Thwonk is a delightful story overflowing with funny, stylish writing.
Imagine having a personal cupid—an actual winged being—pop into your life and offer to make your dreams come true.
The catch is he can help you in only one way: artistically, academically, or romantically. A.J. knows she should concentrate on getting into a top-notch art school. But she's spent five torturous months obsessed with the ever so handsome, Peter Terris. Just one shot from the cupid's bow and thwonk, A.J.
will have the underlying devotion of handsome r. Paperback, pages, for ages 12 and up. Thwonk () by Pages: A.J is an interesting character, not exactly typical I think, but if there’s a mysterious character in this book, it should be Jonathan.
He’s a serious little cupid, unlike anything I imagined a cupid would be, he has serious considerations about love and who he should “thwonk” and when. He strongly disagreed with A.J about Peter. Joan Bauer is an American writer of young adult literature. The main characters in her books are usually teenagers dealing with complicated family issues.
Her debut novel, Squashed, was published in Her best known book, Hope Was Here, was a Newbery Honor Book in 18 quotes from Thwonk: ‘It was February sixth: eight days until Valentine's Day.
I was dateless, as usual, deep in the vice grip of unrequited love. It w Author: Joan Bauer. Joan Baehler Bauer (born J ) is an American writer of young adult literature currently residing in Brooklyn.
Bauer was born in River Forest, Illinois. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York with her husband Evan Bauer. They are the parents of one daughter, Jean. Before becoming a famous author Joan spent years working for McGraw-Hill and the Chicago Tribune. Get this from a library.
Thwonk. [Joan Bauer] -- Overview: Imagine having a personal cupid-an actual winged being-pop into your life and offer to make your dreams come true. The catch is he can help you in only one way: artistically, academically.
Thwonk. Joan Bauer. Penguin, Jun 2, - Young Adult Fiction - pages. 9 Reviews. Christopher Award was given to both Hope was Here and Close to Famous, which also received the Schneider Family Book Award.
Joan is the recipient of numerous state awards voted by readers.4/5(9). Thwonk has 0 reviews and 1 ratings. A Cupid named Jonathan has offered help in the romance department to teenager Allison Jean McCreary, and hilarious fun results when Allison cannot resist the idea of having local hunk Peter Tarris fall for her.5/5(1).
Joan Bauer, Author Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers $ (p) ISBN An honest-to-goodness cupid turns A.J.'s life upside-down. Bauer's buoyant narrative will elicit chuckles as it delivers its message (thwonk!) with the accuracy of a well-aimed arrow, said PW.
Age. Fourteen-year-old A. McCreary has two problems: her father doesn't recognize her talent as a photographer, even though she is on her school paper's staff; and her crush, hunky Peter Terris, doesn't know she's alive. Then she meets Jonathan, a tiny cupid who, armed with magical arrows, fulfills A.
J.'s wish. But she soon finds out that Peter's total adoration is more than she bargained for.4/5(9). Get this from a library. Thwonk.
[Joan Bauer] -- A cupid doll comes to life and offers romantic assistance to A.J., a teenage photographer suffering from unrequited love. Thwonk was a good book. The author should have made it more realistic though. Peter Terris was not as intresting as she thought he was.
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Join discussions about your favorite books and enter to win more in 4/5(2).“Joan Bauer is a superb author who knows how to get readers to care about her characters This book is perfect for middle school students and would make a great read-aloud.” — School Library Connection, starred review “Triumphant and moving.” — School Library Journal.
Winner of The Christopher Award; A Texas Bluebonnet Book. This book reaches out to the uncategorized type of high schoolers. The non-geek and non-jock. The chameleons that just drift through the flow of high school hallways. Thwonk by Joan Bauer Speak, ISBN pages ***** Find this book at your local library.