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10 edition of Jumping off swings found in the catalog.

Jumping off swings

by Johanna Knowles

  • 375 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Candlewick Press in Somerville, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex -- Fiction,
  • Pregnancy -- Fiction,
  • Interpersonal relations -- Fiction,
  • Emotional problems -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJo Knowles.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.K7621 Jum 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23169785M
    ISBN 109780763639495
    LC Control Number2009004587
    OCLC/WorldCa310399719

    Description of the book "Jumping Off Swings": One pregnancy. Four friends. It all adds up to a profound time of change in this poignant, sensitively written YA novel. Ellie remembers how the boys kissed her. Touched her. How they begged for more. And when she gave it to them, she felt loved. For a while anyway PDF.   The blurb for Jumping Off Swings oversells the book, in my opinion. I expected so much more than what I got. To say it was disappointing is a bit of an understatement. There were multiple things I didn't like about this book. The characters weren't interesting. We never really get to know our characters or why they behave the way they do.

      Summary: From four points of view, this book relates the ramifications of a pregnancy resulting from a "one-time thing" between Ellie, who feels . JUMPING OFF SWINGS has proven to be one of those types of books that I recommend to students all the time. The author alternates chapters between four interlocking characters who are thrown together by one's untimely pregnancy. There is no morality, no judgement, just an /5(45).

    Get this from a library! Jumping off swings. [Johanna Knowles] -- Tells, from four points of view, the ramifications of a pregnancy resulting from a "one-time thing" between Ellie, who feels loved when boys touch her, and Josh, an eager virgin with a troubled home.   Jumping Off Swings By: Jo Knowles Pub date: August 11th, Jumping Off Swings tells, from four points of view, the ramifications of a pregnancy resulting from a "one-time thing" between Ellie, who feels loved when boys touch her and Josh, an eager virgin with a troubled home life. I searched low and high for a longer summary but could only find the little blurb above.


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Told alternately from the perspective of four life-long friends: Caleb, Corrine, Josh and Ellie, Jumping Off Swings is a book that deals with the consequences of teen pregnancy - and the fact that it affects the life of everyone, not just the young mother/5.

Jo Knowles is the author of the young adult novels Lessons from a Dead Girl, Jumping Off Swings, Pearl, and See You At Harry's. She has a master's degree in children's literature. She has a master's degree in children's literature/5(71). The Paperback of the Jumping Off Swings by Jo Knowles at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.4/4(). Read Common Sense Media's Jumping Off Swings review, age rating, and parents guide. Fast-moving coming-of-age tale with sex and consequences.

Read Common Sense Media's Jumping Off Swings review, age rating, and parents guide. Parents need to know that this book about unplanned pregnancy has frank talk about sex and relationship issues among 4/5. Jo Knowles is the author of the young adult novels Lessons from a Dead Girl, Jumping Off Swings, Pearl, and See You At Harry's.

She has a master's degree in children's literature/5(81). One pregnancy. Four friends. It all adds up to a profound time of change in this poignant, sensitively written YA novel. (Age 14 and up)Ellie remembers how the boys kissed her.

Touched her. How they begged for Jumping off swings book. And when she gave it to them, she felt loved. For a while anyway. So when Josh, an eager virgin with a troubled home life, leads her from a party to the backseat of his van, Ellie /5(24). One pregnancy.

Four friends. It all adds up to a profound time of change in this poignant, sensitively written YA novel. Ellie remembers how the boys kissed her. Touched her.

How they begged for more. And when she gave it to them, she felt loved. For a while anyway. So when Josh, an eager virgin with a troubled home life, leads her from a party to the backseat of his van, Ellie follows/5(22).

Jumping Off Swings Book Summary and Study Guide Jo Knowles Booklist Jo Knowles Message Board Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Jumping Off Swings Ellie finds out she is pregnant from a one night stand and she has to decide whether she wants to have an abortion or not and whether she wants the father of the child to be involved in this decision.

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Ava’s number-one rule: “If you’re gonna be with a guy, you need to make sure right off the bat that you are the one calling the shots. You say what you want and what you don’t want.

Period.”. Readers first met Josh in Jumping Off Swings which told the story of four high school students and how one pregnancy changed all of their lives.

In thiscompanion book /5(52). The Jumping Off Swings book series by Jo Knowles includes books Jumping Off Swings and Living with Jackie Chan. See the complete Jumping Off Swings series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

About Jumping Off Swings. One pregnancy. Four friends. It all adds up to a profound time of change in this poignant, sensitively written YA novel. Ellie remembers how the boys kissed her. Touched her.

How they begged for more. And when she gave it to them, she felt loved. For a while anyway. Description of the book "Jumping Off Swings": One pregnancy. Four friends. It all adds up to a profound time of change in this poignant, sensitively written YA novel. Ellie remembers how the boys kissed her.

Touched her. How they begged for more. And when she gave it to them, she felt loved. For a. Jumping Off Swings by Johanna Knowles is one of the best books I've read. It digs deeply into the consequences resulting from teenage pregnancy. The book details a year in the life of junior-higher Ellie who feels loved only when boys touch her and she pleases them sexually.

A heartbreakingly honest, measured work of fiction about a teen's unintended pregnancy is narrated in four voices in this latest from Knowles (Lessons from a Dead Girl, ). Ellie, Josh and their respective best friends Corinne and Caleb have known each other since they were young kids playing together at the park.

Caleb, in fact, has nursed a quiet crush on Ellie for years and has been Author: Jo Knowles. Jumping Off Swings By Jo Knowles Awards Other books Works Cited "Books by Jo"Books | Jo Knowles." Books | Jo Knowles.

N.p., n.d. Web. 02 May Knowles." (Author of See You at Harry's). N.p., n.d. Web. 01 May YALSA Best Fiction For Young Adults Nominee YALSA top 10 quick. Analysis of Jumping Off Swings Setting: the high school, the park, hospital, beach, and all the main character house Characters: Ellie, Connie, Caleb, Josh & Dave.

Description of the book "Jumping Off Swings": One pregnancy. Four friends. It all adds up to a profound time of change in this poignant, sensitively written YA novel. Ellie remembers how the boys kissed her. Touched her. How they begged for more. And when she. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook KB; Jumping Off Swings.

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New here? Learn how to read digital books for. This book is very fast paced and quick although I think it packs a powerful punch for a shorter novel. Aside from at times wanting areas to be more descriptive, I have to say that I really did enjoy the writing in Jumping Off Swings. A lot of it is straight to the point and staccato which I've always enjoyed.

I really would recommend this book.Jumping Off Swings (Paperback) By Jo Knowles. $ Usually Ships in Days. Description. One pregnancy. Four friends. It all adds up to a profound time of change in this poignant, sensitively written YA novel. The recipient of the PEN New England Children’s Book Discovery Award, Jo Knowles lives in Vermont.