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Newton Starker"s rules for survival
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  • English
Wendy Lamb Books , New York
Lightning -- Fiction, Boarding schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fi
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Many of Newton Starker"s ancestors, including his mother, have been killed by lightning strikes, so when he enrolls at the eccentric Jerry Potts Academy of Higher Learning and Survival in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, he tries to be a model student so that he can avoid the same fate.

StatementArthur Slade.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S628835 Jo 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21785966M
ISBN 139780385747004, 9780385909440
LC Control Number2008008632

Jolted was a fun story although it dealt with some dark issues, mainly death and survival. I enjoyed getting to know the characters and following their journey. This book was well written with in depth relatable characters. I am looking forward to reading more from this Author/5.

Suffice it to say that Jolted is an original, quirky, witty, and charming adventure/coming-of-age novel about a likable teenager plagued by a very unusual family curse, on top of the normal obstacles that come with growing up.

I knew Arthur Slade was a terrific author after reading his novel Dust some time ago, and Jolted reaffirmed it for me/5(9). Oprah’s Book Club Jolted Conflicted Encounters 1. Alyne Roberts. • 12 Ratings; Publisher Description “Sometimes, something jolts you out of everything you have ever known, and it isn’t possible to go back to the way things were.” Kallie Adam’s /5(11).

The book is like a cross between Edgar Allen Poe, Rudyard Kipling and C.S. Lewis. It is wonderfully-written, greatly entertaining and I could not put it down. Slade presents unique characters in unusual situations and does so in a way that draws the reader in and causes us to cheer for them as the story progresses/5(13).

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Still angry at his mother for being fatally struck too soon, Newton checks into the Jerry Potts Academy of. ‎A near death experience introduces Melina to Mr. Hobb, the liaison between our world and the next. She discovers death is not passive.

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‎ “Sometimes, something jolts you out of everything you have ever known, and it isn’t possible to go back to the way things were.” Kallie Adam’s life is turned upside down when she loses her first love. When she can’t handle the pressure of her overbearing life anymore, she runs awa /5(12).

This is my second Alyne Roberts book. I loved the first one and read it in a single night, so I was excited to pick up this one. Jolted follows Kallie, a girl whose life is jolted by the death of her boyfriend.

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jolted definition: 1. past simple and past participle of jolt 2. to (cause something or someone to) move suddenly and. Learn more.

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jolt (jōlt) v. jolted, jolting, jolts 1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly: jolted his opponent with a heavy punch; an impact that jolted the mailbox loose. To cause to move jerkily: stops and starts that jolted the passengers.

To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow: "Now and then. Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules for Survival by Arthur Slade Slade is an awarding winning YA Canadian author.

Jolted was originally published in It is now available in the United States, thank you Random House. Jolted was so much fun I couldn't stop reading.

14 yr old Newton Starker, is the last male Starker alive. Harry Hoffman, CEO of Waldenbooks from tosold books much as others sold soap or toothpaste. The Wall Street Journal called him the most powerful man in American book publishing.

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They appear to be cursed: everyone of Starker blood has died. • Vic was jolted awake by at least five explosions. • Long before morning, she was jolted awake by sounds outside her room. • Only to have your memory jolted by a loud and indignant beep. • He ran down the hill, the backpack jolting from side to side on his back.

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