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Nothing

Teller, Janne, 1964- (Book - 2010 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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When thirteen-year-old Pierre Anthon leaves school to sit in a plum tree and train for becoming part of nothing, his seventh grade classmates set out on a desperate quest for the meaning of life.
Authors: Teller, Janne, 1964-
Statement of Responsibility: Janne Teller ; translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken
Uniform Title: Intet. English
Title: Nothing
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 227 p. ; 19 cm.
Sold by: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Summary: When thirteen-year-old Pierre Anthon leaves school to sit in a plum tree and train for becoming part of nothing, his seventh grade classmates set out on a desperate quest for the meaning of life.
Audience: Ages 12 up
Awards & Distinctions: Danish Cultural Ministry Prize for best children's/youth book of 2001
Le Prix Libbylit 2008
Michael L. Printz Honor Book, 2011
American Library Association Batchelder Honor Book
Subject Headings: Meaning (Philosophy) Juvenile fiction Interpersonal relations in adolescence Juvenile fiction Schools Juvenile fiction Meaning (Philosophy) Fiction Existentialism Interpersonal relations Fiction Schools Fiction
Topical Term: Meaning (Philosophy)
Interpersonal relations in adolescence
Schools
Meaning (Philosophy)
Existentialism
Interpersonal relations
Schools
Additional Contributors: Aitken, Martin
LCCN: 2009019784
ISBN: 9781416985792
1416985794
Branch Call Number: FIC T
Research Call Number: JFC 11-25
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Jul 14, 2011
  • ChocolateLoverHAHA rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

As a 7th grade student I found this book highly interesting yet quite disturbing. This is classified as a young adults book but I would recommend this book for a 15 year old and up for the content. Other than that I absolutely love this book. :)

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Jul 14, 2011
  • ChocolateLoverHAHA rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

ChocolateLoverHAHA thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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