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Only Child

Writers on the Singular Joys and Solitary Sorrows of Growing Up Solo
  • 272 Pages
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  • English

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Personal Memoirs, Only child, Authorship, Family, Biography & Autobiography, Family / Parenting / Childbirth, Biography/Autobiography, Parenting - General, Family Relationships, Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs, Ge
ContributionsDeborah Siegel (Editor), Daphne Uviller (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9793924M
ISBN 100307238067
ISBN 139780307238061
OCLC/WorldCa62789960

Only Child is a book I was hesitant to read, because it is told from the perspective of a Only Child book child, however, any concerns I had on this front were for nothing.

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The book has something of "Room" by Emma Donoghue, which is also narrated by a child, and both offer an interesting perspective in looking at a situation that, when described by an /5.

May 31,  · Only Child: A novel [Rhiannon Navin] on papercitysoftware.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “ Only Child triumphs. Zach, at only 6 years old, understands more about the human heart than the broken adults around him. His hope and optimism as he sets out to execute his plan will have every reader cheering him on/5().

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Rhiannon Navin's debut novel, Only Child received an overall score of out of 5 from BookBrowse members, one of the highest ever ratings for a First Impressions Only Child book, including these comments: The concept of writing this book through the eyes of a 6 year old was brilliant.

I felt the author truly captured a child's view of the events - his fears, guilt and loss. The Only Child [Guojing] on papercitysoftware.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A New York Times Best Illustrated Book Hailed by Entertainment Weekly and the Wall Street Journal as a best book of the year/5(56).

The Only Child started out as improbably as to mock the tradition of true Gothic fiction. The tension and “horror” seemed contrived from the very start, placed into our minds by the forced narration of the author, not by circumstance, not by the skilled hand that every reader searches for to guide them on their path/5.

“Innocence trumps violence in Rhiannon Navin’s Only Child.” —Vanity Fair “It's hard to imagine a more timely novel than Only Child. The book is a heartbreaking exploration of grief, family, and resilience in the face of immeasurable tragedy [and] a story that feels more fact than fiction.” —papercitysoftware.com Feb 15,  · But this narrator is Zach Taylor, a first-grader Only Child book in a closet with his teacher and the rest of his class during a shooting in Rhiannon Navin’s breathtaking novel, “Only Child.” “We.

Book reviews. Only Child Rhiannon Navin Review by Arlene McKanic. February 06, Readers learn several things very quickly in the first devastating pages of Rhiannon Navin’s debut. We learn that the narrator, Zach Taylor, is a 6-year-old boy.

He is hunkered down in a closet with his teacher and classmates while a maniac shoots up their school.

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Rhiannon Navin's new book Only Child tells the story of six-year-old Zach, who survives a deadly school shooting by hiding in his classroom closet. Rhiannon Navin's new book Only Child tells the story of six-year-old Zach, who survives a deadly school shooting by hiding in his classroom closet.

Only Child by Rhiannon Navin review – troubling book about school shooting. Great child’s perspective of massacre but author cowardly on US gun control. Feb 13,  · Joining that small but growing body of work is Mi-Ae Seo’s newly translated novel, “The Only Child,” which exposes American audiences to the ties that bind and break two very different Seoul Author: Paula L.

Woods. “Innocence trumps violence in Rhiannon Navin’s Only Child.” —Vanity Fair “It’s hard to imagine a more timely novel than Only Child. The book is a heartbreaking exploration of grief, family, and resilience in the face of immeasurable tragedy [and] a story that feels more fact than fiction.” —papercitysoftware.com Because Andy had oppositional defiant disorder and was routinely unkind to him, Zach wonders at first if perhaps his death will be an improvement.

During what he perceives as the “party” that goes on at his house after the massacre, he sequesters himself in his brother’s closet and imagines life as an only child. This sweet picture book, from the creator of Chrysanthemum and Kitten's First Full Moon, does a beautiful job of showing how rich and powerful the imagination of an only child can papercitysoftware.com-year-old Ruthie spends all of her time with her invisible friend named Jessica, and her parents are worried what will happen when Ruthie starts kindergarten.

A small family differs dramatically from a large one and, consequently, comes with an entirely different set of challenges and rewards. Read on to learn our top tips for raising an only child. The Only Child Project is a platform that helps parents free themselves and their child from such clutches and overcome every challenge.

We are here to ensure you that you are not alone, and being an only child does not in any way obstruct the child from growing into a balanced, responsible and caring adult. About The Only Child.

A New York Times Best Illustrated Book Hailed by Entertainment Weekly and the Wall Street Journal as a best book of the year, this gorgeous and imaginative story—part picture book, part graphic novel—is utterly transporting and papercitysoftware.com Today declared it “a compelling and melancholy debut from an important new talent” as well as “an expansive and ageless.

Reading guide for Only Child by Rhiannon Navin - discussion guide for book clubs. Jun 15,  · ONLY CHILD By Rhiannon Navin pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $ Sincethere have been recorded incidents of gunfire on school grounds in the United States, according to the advocacy group Author: Julia Pierpont.

An only child is a person with no siblings, either biological or adopted. Children who have half-siblings or step-siblings, either living at the same house or a different house - especially those who were born considerably later - may have a similar family environment to only children, as may children who have much younger siblings from both of the same parents (generally ten or more years).

From counseling with only child families and with only child adults, and from a lot of reading, I wrote the book, "The Future of Your Only Child," to suggest what some of the formative outcomes. Feb 18,  · 'Only Child': A Story of Loss, Grief And Hope Rhiannon Navin's Only Child, a novel about the aftermath of a school shooting came out shortly before a.

Navin’s gripping debut opens with first grader Zach Taylor huddling in a closet with his teacher and classmates while shots and screams echo in his school’s corridors. After the shooting, Zach. Only Child.

For readers of Room and The Girls, a dazzling, tenderhearted debut about healing, family, and the exquisite wisdom of children, narrated by a six-year-old boy who reminds us that sometimes the littlest bodies hold the biggest hearts, and the quietest voices speak the loudest. Book Review: The Only Child by Andrew Pyper.

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Nov 09,  · 13 Things Everyone Should Know About Only Children As an only child (and the child of an only child), I’m aware of my bad reputation. Only children tend to be very in touch with their.

Book reviews. The Only Child Guojing Review by Julie Danielson. December 01, In the opening author’s note of The Only Child, Guojing briefly discusses how her experiences as a child growing up under China's one-child policy in the s formed her story.

As a young girl and only child, she was often left alone when her parents had to work. Oct 23,  · Review.

Only Child by Rhiannon Navin is an intense, emotional book about one family’s struggle to heal and forgive in the wake of a school shooting. Told from the perspective of six-year-old Zach Taylor, the book uncovers the harsh reality of school shootings and.

"It's hard to imagine a more timely novel than Only Child. Told from the perspective of a 6-year-old boy, Zach Taylor the book is a heartbreaking exploration of grief, family, and resilience in the face of immeasurable tragedy [and] a story that feels more fact than fiction."--Gina Mei, papercitysoftware.com Nov 18,  · Another case of cultural truism, perhaps.

If you tell a child often enough that he is unsociable, eventually he’ll start to believe it. More recently, Lauren Sandler’s book One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child and the Joy of Being One, merges personal stories and anecdotes with up-to-date statistics.

Parental happiness. THE ONLY CHILD. by Guojing; illustrated by Guojing. Age Range: 5 & up BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON Rare is the book containing great emotional depth that truly resonates across a span of ages: this is one such. (author’s note) (Picture book. 5 & up).May 20,  · This said, I believe the quality of the only child friendship with parents, based on compatibility and loyalty and commitment in a relationship taken seriously, can .Oct 08,  · This book Only-Child Experience in Adulthood (that is out of print, but maybe it’s at your library, it’s by Bernice Sorensen) sums up a lot of issues only children have as adults when thinking about their experiences.

This is good too: The Only Child: How to Survive Being One. And until we meet again, I remain, The Only Child Blogapist.