Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Harcourt Children's Books. Dust jacket is in good condition. Her dad, meanwhile, has no luck in the orchard, which people claim is cursed. Evie plants the seed and hopes it will transport her to a magical garden where her mother will be waiting. Light edge and corner wear to book. Evie doesn't believe in things like curses and fairy tales anymore--if fairy tales were real, her mom would still be alive.
If fairy tales were real, her mom would still be alive. Going is a master of words, and her story is full of lush images, vivid scenes, and heart-felt emotions. The book has been awarded with Iowa Children's Choice Award Nominee 2012 , and many others. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Evie doesn't believe in magic anymore. Feeling bereft 10 months after her mother's death, 11-year-old Evie Adler is even sadder when her father uproots the two of them from Michigan and buys a dead apple orchard in Beaumont, N. The Garden of Eve mixes eerie magical realism with a deeply resonating story that beautifully explores grief, healing, and growth.
Before long, Evie finds herself in the middle of a fairy tale. The emotions may be sound, but the story demands a tighter focus on the otherworldly. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. Although challenging for its intended audience, the story offers hope to those readers who will identify with Evie, Alex, and the adults who love them. The first edition of this novel was published in October 1st 2007, and was written by K.
Then she encounters a strange boy who claims he is dead. Evie becomes convinced that the seed hails from the original Garden of Eden, and decides to use it to find her mother. But when Evie moves to Beaumont, New York, where her father has bought a withered apple orchard that the townspeople whisper is cursed, she learns about a lost girl, receives a mysterious seed, and meets a boy who claims to be dead. Her father has always been a scientific man and that if there is no explanation than it cannot be real. Publisher's Summary Evie reluctantly moves with her widowed father to Beaumont, New York, where he has bought an apple orchard, dismissing rumors that the town is cursed and the trees haven't borne fruit in decades. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
But when Evie moves to Beaumont, New York, where her father has bought a withered apple orchard that the townspeople whisper is cursed, she learns about a lost girl, receives a mysterious seed, and meets a boy who claims to be dead. When the tree takes them to another place, Evie must make a harrowing decision between the past, the future, and the present. Once planted, the seed grows into a tree overnight, but only Evie and the dead boy can see it--or go where it leads. The town's past is shrouded in grim stories of disappearances, dying orchards, and the legacy of a family tragedy. Evie is much too old for fairy tales and make believe, but something about the boy troubles her.
What complicates the story and makes it confusing is the odd combination of magic and religious symbols for example, the ghost Alex turns out to be a twin brother named Adam; the seed instantaneously sprouts into a fruit-bearing tree. The main character is named eve. After all, if magic were real, her mom would still be alive. Evie meets a boy who claims to be dead and receives a mysterious seed as an eleventh-birthday gift. Bookseller: , Massachusetts, United States Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2007.
We do not guarantee that these techniques will work for you or not. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. All Orders Shipped With Tracking And Delivery Confirmation Numbers. She finds herself beginning to believe the legend that the barren orchard and its surrounding town are cursed after another girl named Eve disappeared many years earlier. Believably and with delicacy, Going paints a suspenseful story suffused with the poignant questions of what it means to be alive, and what might await on the other side—questions that neither the children nor the adults can answer with certainty, even at the end.
When planted, the seed grows into a tree before their eyes, but only Evie and the boy can see it-or go where it leads. Evie reluctantly moves with her widowed father to Beaumont, New York, where he has bought an apple orchard, dismissing rumors that the town is cursed and the trees haven't borne fruit in decades. Loyalty to her father, however, wins out and Evie joins her father on the dilapidated farm. Allyson Ryan's reading is generally strong and sure, but some characters' voices are made distracting by forced childishness and an overly nasal twang. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. McDine, The National Writing for Children Center. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.
Light creases to dust jacket. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. As her father spends more and more time in the fields, tending to the diseased trees, Evie begins to feel abandoned and spends her time with the mysterious boy. And this one is real. While exploring the orchard, Evie notes that the trees really do look diseased and she wonders if her father will be able to revive them. Pages still clean and tight. The spine may show signs of wear.
The Garden Of Eve Light edge and corner wear to dust jacket. Evie discovers magic and mystery, as well as the promise of hope and friendship, as twists on the biblical garden demonstrate the strength of life. Please note that the tricks or techniques listed in this pdf are either fictional or claimed to work by its creator. Summary Without Mom, there are no more bedtime stories, no more answers carried on the wind, and no more magic gardens. After all, if magic were real, her mom would still be alive. The spine may show signs of wear. But odd things happen in Beaumont.