I would like to see if there are more books of it. Jan 27, Nena P rated it it was amazing. Loved it- I have just the student that would connect with this book. I like the style- written in verse, and I like the narration. May 29, Sophie P-V rated it really liked it. I loved how it was written, it was actually one fo my first books i have read in verse. So, the begging of the book starts out by introducing the characters, and giving ideas of setting, and situation.
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For example, the main character's name is Georgia, she lives with her dad her mom died. They live in a trailer. Also, she meets with he school counselor, because she is on the "at risk" list at her school, because her mom died, and they live in a trailer. Also, she has a best friend named tiffany, who is in a lot of sports, and lives int he house development next to her. Georgia helps out on someone's farm, grooming and caring for a show horse, named Ella.
One of the interesting parts of this book, is when she receives and letter for her birthday, in it is a membership tot he art museum. She also enjoys drawing very much and she is an artist, she even applies for an art grant.
At the end of the book, a lot is revealed. She finds out the membership was from her dad! We find out that she also got into this thing at her school, called the "Longwood School District Artistically Gifted Program" which is a big deal for her! That's how the book ends, on a happy positive note! I recommend this book to people who like to read realistic fiction books, also this books is just written in verse form, but it's not to different that a realistic fiction. It was a great book, and the size was pretty good, only about a little over pages.
So this is a great shorter book. Overall this is a great book and a pretty easy read, defiantly recommend this book! Oct 24, Brittany rated it really liked it. This book is very deceiving. On one hand, it looks like a tiny, cheesy middle grade novel, but it's actually powerful, emotional, compelling and filled with sophisticated allusions to art and culture.
Georgia is mourning the death of her mother, all while dealing with bullying, living in poverty and navigating middle school. The school counselor gives her a journal and the poems included in this book are the entries This book is a journey with touches of mystery, Lovely. This book is a journey with touches of mystery, stuffed full of lessons perfect for middle schoolers, and beautifully crafted. It's astounding that I haven't heard of it before.
Can't wait to share with my students. May 06, Madeline rated it really liked it Shelves: I absolutely loved this little book. It was really sweet and charming. It grew on me because it was written as a journal of this little girl trying to cope with living with her dad and missing her mom, and figuring out where she fits in.
I absolutely loved that she was a little artist like her mom and the relationship between Georgia, her father, her teachers, her friends, and writing to her mom. I loved it because when my favorite Aunt, who I was really close to died, I wrote her letters for a I absolutely loved this little book.
I loved it because when my favorite Aunt, who I was really close to died, I wrote her letters for a while in my journal explaining how much I missed her and reminding her of my life, and I was even 19 when I wrote those. It was sweet the way the book played out and the form of it. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone, because it is about loss and being shy and making sure that you know you are worth something.
It is a sweet, simple book where sex hasn't reached the minds of these kids yet. Nov 04, Calle rated it really liked it Shelves: This book is very tuching and this girl must go through a hard time at home. I realy recamend this book to girls and lotsofmpeople bacuseu will understand what people go through The book begins when Georgia, an aspiring artist, receives an anonymous gift of a free membership to an art museum.
Georgia's father has become emotionally withdrawn since the death of his wife. He works all the time, leaving Georgia alone in the afternoons with there dog. She begins visiting the museum after school, but This book is very tuching and this girl must go through a hard time at home. She begins visiting the museum after school, but never mentions these this to her father. Georgia's mother had been an artist, too, and Georgia feels that the memory of her mother's artwork would be too painful for her father.
BUtshe finaly does tall her father and he mad at first but then gets over it. Jan 29, Margie rated it liked it Shelves: I love how Jen Bryant wrote this book the structure. It's journal entries by a 7th grade girl, Georgia, who is trying to puzzle out events leading up to and following her mother's death - get "closure. Even though the lesson in the end is not to use them, I think my kids can choose to read this I love how Jen Bryant wrote this book the structure.
Even though the lesson in the end is not to use them, I think my kids can choose to read this book at a later age. The drawings in the books are sweet, and I did love seeing Georgia grow into an amazing individual. It's a quick read and one I think many would enjoy. Sep 27, JoEllen rated it it was amazing. I loved this book because it invokes a lot if emotion about a subject that is close to me right now. Very simple and easy to read, but sometimes the simplest things are the most beautiful.
Jun 02, stillme rated it really liked it Shelves: Though I don't usually like novels written in free verse, or cliched poor orphans, I ended up loving this one. It ends hopefully without being cheesy or too neat. Lone Star List Dec 29, Jade Rodriguez-Falcon rated it it was amazing. I am reading the book Pieces of Georgia by Jen Bryant. This book is about and 7 grader who is writing in a diary that she got from her teacher and she has to write her feeling and how she write her feeling is letter that she is writing for her dead mother who got sick and passed away.
She lives with her dad in a trailer. She has a best friend named Tiffany she said they are opposites but they get more along then her old best friend which she was out like a twin she said. After a while she wondered what it was like to have grandparents because she never had grandparents so she saw her dad take this box from the shelf in their trailer with a bunch of addresses on it. When her dad left she took the box and look through the box to see if she can find her grandparents address to send them a letter to let her know that she is fine and alive but the address was scratched out.
It came to the day where she had to submit her drawings so she down to their art teacher and they went over them. The art teacher summit them.
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After a while she made good friends with the nurse and she found out that she liked this letter that she got free membership to the museum and 10 percent off any item in the gift shop and then let it was name anonymous but she found out it was her nurse who gave her the letter because she found a copy of it in the nurses office. After she got the results back from her drawings and she won the competition after she receives the money she helped your dad out with a lot of things and her dad was able to take time off work and it will not work so much and since she won the money her dad and her became closer and she still wrote to her mother.
I rate this book ten out of ten. Apr 05, Christina Vega rated it it was amazing. As it says on the cover," A Remarkable Book. I love the quotes since they are something I feel I can relate to. For example in the text this is one quote,"When I get and idea that means a lot to me, I just bury myself in it. I can relate to that when I get ideas because I develop them and I really find a meaning to them.
Anyways this isn't about me so lets get onto what the book is about. This book is about a girl named Georgia Mcoy who loves art.
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She loves draw As it says on the cover," A Remarkable Book. She loves drawing and pastels because her mom WAS an artist. Georgia knows her mom is not with her but in this story it is her life she is telling to her dead mom. Her dad on the other hand does not always support Georgia for her creative art work since mostly it is hard for him not to remember his wife because they both love art.
Georgia's struggles with this competition for a worldwide school that is based on art. It benefits her school like with money for art. In the text it states,"She clicked on the link at the top labeled winners and scrolled down slowly through names that were listed in alphabetical order, until! I would totally recommend this people who love art because there are quotes that are about art just like the one I stated earlier. Mar 03, Emma rated it really liked it. Pieces of Georgia was so out there. There were so many things that were hard for Georgia but slowly and gradually her life becoming easier.
This book had it's own sense of creativity and security when you are reading it. Pieces of Georgia was so real and lonely feeling but I think that's what made it so good because you felt it and could see the gears in Georgia's mind working. I think why I like this book is because there is a lot of artistic details and the problems that go with this book CAN Pieces of Georgia was so out there. I think why I like this book is because there is a lot of artistic details and the problems that go with this book CAN be hard to understand but the way Jennifer Fisher Bryant made it was to see and really understand what Georgia did, wanted to do, what she couldn't and how she was stored up but couldn't release all her emotions because she didn't have that person to talk to.
I would totally recommend this book to anyone who appreciates art, or wants to read one of those difficult moment books, Jul 10, Mrs. Fisher rated it liked it. An acces Like her mother, Georgia McCoy is an artist, but her dad looks away whenever he sees her with a sketchbook. Former CT Nutmeg nominee from Wished it was longer for a more developed art plot line. Opening line for book talk: Pieces of Georgia Jennifer Bryant, Author. More By and About This Author.
Discover what to read next. Books of the Week. But then a few days after her 13th birthday, Georgia receives an unexpected gift—a strange, formal letter, all typed up and signed anonymous—granting her free admission to the Brandywine River Museum for a whole year. And things begin to change. An accessible novel in poems, Pieces of Georgia offers an endearing protagonist—an aspiring artist, a grieving daughter, a struggling student, a genuine friend—and the poignant story of a broken family coming together.
From the Hardcover edition. Where do you get your ideas? Honestly, ideas are everywhere: The challenge is to capture them and… More about Jen Bryant. About Pieces of Georgia Like her mother, Georgia McCoy is an artist, but her dad looks away whenever he sees her with a sketchbook. Also by Jen Bryant. About Jen Bryant 1.
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