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4 edition of Reaching Dustin found in the catalog.

Reaching Dustin

by Vicki Grove

  • 20 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Putnam"s in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schools,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Farm life,
  • Emotional problems,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Fifth-grader Carly"s assignment to interview a reclusive, brooding classmate leads her to discover some of the events that have caused his antisocial and abusive family"s negative impact on their Missouri farming community, and Carly"s family in particular.

    Edition Notes

    StatementVicki Grove
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G9275 Ear 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24844875M
    ISBN 100399230084
    LC Control Number97008181

      Two of her books, Reaching Dustin and Starplace, were included as School Library Journal's Best Books of the Year. One of her books, Destiny, was chosen by the Society of Midland Writers as the year's best novel for young people by a Midwestern Writer. In she was inducted into the Missouri Writers' Hall of Fame.1/5(2). Vicki Grove is the acclaimed author of such books as STARPLACE, REACHING DUSTIN and DESTINY.

    Reaching a point at which the past almost seems to enter into the present, Thoreau tells the story of Hannah Dustan (also spelled elsewhere "Dustin" or "Duston"). A white woman taken and held captive by Indians, Dustan endured savagery in the wilderness. Check out this great listen on When Carly Cameron picks Dustin Groat's name for a class interview assignment, she feels like screaming. Almost everyone in her community fears the Groats - a gun-toting, lawbreaking clan that lives on the edge of town. Sure enough, the first few intervi.

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Vicki Grove hit the mark with Reaching Dustin. This book was an easy read, yet it contained vibrant descriptions of how the mid-south countryside is (the physical places I learned from working there).

She also threads a great story of pain and suffering that we inflict on /5(10). In the book Reaching Dustin book Dustin by Vicki Grove, Carly Cameron is a sixth-grader who is very bright and loves to write.

Her parents own a farm next to Koshkanong Woods. The Groats live in Koshkanong Woods, and everyone who ever knew the Groats says that they are trouble, trouble, and more trouble/5.

But when Carly begins to interview Dustin, she uncovers several disturbing layers of truth about his life: how his mother committed suicide when he was in third grade, why Dustin seems to be hiding from something or someone, and why their teacher left school in the middle of the year after having a run-in with Dustin's father.

About Reaching Dustin When Carly Cameron picks Dustin Groat’s name for a class interview assignment, she feels like screaming.

Almost everyone in her community fears the Groats–a gun-toting, lawbreaking clan that lives on the edge of town. Reaching Dustin Published by User, 18 years ago Carly is a 6th grade student and pulls Dustin Groat's name for an important interview.5/5(5). REACHING DUSTIN User Review - Kirkus.

A girl's odyssey through, and Reaching Dustin book understanding of, the life of a boy whose only crime was being born into the wrong family becomes a powerful tale of 5/5(1). REACHING DUSTIN. by Vicki Grove.

Age Range: 11 - 13 BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A girl’s odyssey through, and ultimate understanding of, the life of a boy whose only crime was being born into the wrong family becomes a powerful tale of redemption from Grove Author: Vicki Grove.

Reaching Dustin was the only book not about all girls. Even though it looked boring and stupid, this book was by far the best book out of the eight authors. It covered some interesting issues, and was very well written. I would reccomend this book to anyone. If you are one of those people who love to read books about kids who have problems, then Reaching Dustin is a pretty good book to read.

It's about this boy named Dustin and he was a bully in school ever since he was a little kid and this girl, she knew Dustin, but she /5(9).

Reaching Dustin Summary. More than anything, Carly Cameron wants to become editor of her sixth-grade class newspaper. The student who writes the best profile from an interview assignment will get this prestigious job.

How horrified she is when she draws classmate Dustin Groat, a. Reaching Dustin Vicki Grove Buy this book The swamp-dwelling, shotgun-wielding Groats are the pariahs of Carly Cameron's rural Missouri community, and Carly is understandably horrified when.

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Books, Toys, Games and much : $ Preview of Reaching Dustin Summary: More than anything, Carly Cameron wants to become editor of her sixth-grade class newspaper. The student who writes the best profile from an interview assignment will get this prestigious job. How horrified she is when she draws classmate Dustin Groat, a dirty, unkempt outcast, as her subject.

(July) REACHING DUSTIN Vicki Grove. Puffin, $ ISBN ~ PW called this ""a heartfelt story that unmasks the vulnerabilities of two preadolescents from very different walks of life.

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As I am sure anyone can tell I am new to the blogging and book review world but I want to be a great resource. Sure enough, the first few interviews confirm Carly's suspicions: like the rest of his family, Dustin is surly and unresponsive.

But as time goes by, Carly uncovers the tragic truth about Dustin's home life, and realizes that behind the tough exterior is a scared and unhappy boy who desperately needs a friend."Very human.

Brimming with compassion.". Get this from a library. Reaching Dustin. [Vicki Grove] -- Fifth-grader Carly's assignment to interview a reclusive, brooding classmate leads her to discover some of the events that have caused his antisocial behavior and abusive family's negative impact on.

When Carly has to interview Dustin Groat for a class assignment, she feels like screaming. The Groats are the most feared family in town. But as she begins to learn the truth about Dustin's home life, Carly realizes behind the tough exterior is a Author: Vicki Grove.

: Reaching Dustin () by Grove, Vicki and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). Point of View This book was written in the First Person point of view. I know this because There are clues you can look for like the words: I, me, myself, our mine etc.

And all of these words were used multiple times. Setting School Carly's house Dustin Groat's house Missouri. Reaching Dustin by Vicki Grove. Published by Putnam's in New York. Written in EnglishPages: When Carly Cameron picks Dustin Groat's name for a class interview assignment, she feels like screaming.

Almost everyone in her community fears the Groats - a gun-toting, lawbreaking clan that lives on the edge of town. Sure enough, the first few interviews confirm Carly's suspicions: Like the rest of his family, Dustin is surly and unresponsive.Reaching Dustin by Vicki Grove ISBN ISBN Paperback; New York, New York, U.s.a: Puffin, ; ISBN