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Eating Between The Lines

Eating Between The Lines

by Kevin Major
     
 

Set in Newfoundland, Eating Between the Lines, is the story of Jackson, an adolescent, plagued with some very adolescent problems at home and at school. His parents' marriage seems to have reached a low point, and he is infatuated with Sarah, a new girl at school who isn't taking him too seriously. Other broader social issues perplex him too. When he

Overview

Set in Newfoundland, Eating Between the Lines, is the story of Jackson, an adolescent, plagued with some very adolescent problems at home and at school. His parents' marriage seems to have reached a low point, and he is infatuated with Sarah, a new girl at school who isn't taking him too seriously. Other broader social issues perplex him too. When he discovers he can magically enter into the imaginary world of the books he reads, he fins solutions to his many dilemmas. Through a unique combination of realism and fantasy, Kevin Major succeeds in depicting the universal trials and tribulations of growing up.

 


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"One of the best young adult book authors in North America" —Maclean's

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385252935
Publisher:
Doubleday Canada Limited
Publication date:
08/01/1991
Pages:
144
Age Range:
13 Years

Meet the Author

Kevin Major lives in St. John's, Newfoundland, where he is a full time writer.  His first novel, Hold Fast, received three major Canadian book awards, was named to the Hans Christian Andersen List, and was chosen a Best Book of 1980 by School Library Journal.  His second novel, Far from Shore, was the winner of the Canadian Young Adult Book Award and was chosen as Best Book of 1981 by School Library Journal.  In addition, he is the author of Thirty-Six Exposures, Dear Bruce Springsteen, and Blood Red Ochre which was a runner up for the Book of the Year for Children Award presented by the Canadian Library Association.

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