2 edition of Jim"s the boy! found in the catalog.
Jim"s the boy!
Edward William Mammen
|Statement||By Edward W. Mammen, illustrated by Jessie Robinson.|
|Contributions||Robinson, Jessie, illus.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.M312 Ji|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||40|
|LC Control Number||42019687|
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Tony Earley’s Jim the Boy is a book that wonderfully captures all of the pitfalls and new excitements that come as one Jims the boy! book through childhood. As Jim goes from turning ten to eleven years old, the book explores the yearning to work as adults and yet inability to do so, the competitive drive, and impulsiveness that comes with childhood while never feeling emotionally immature/5().
Jim the Boy is a wonderful novel, one of those books that will Jims the boy! book the test of time. From the perfect metaphors to the indelible scenes-- a twilight baseball game, a town blazing with new electricity--this novel draws you in to a universal experience/5. Jim plays baseball, follows "the uncles" around, and climbs greased poles at the school fair, ecstatically beating out his best friend.
Deftly entering the world of this ten-year-old, Earley masterfully explores Jim's growing awareness of the complex world that shelters him. Jim the Boy is a delight.
A sweet, graceful novel that charms the reader with marvelous language, honest emotion, and authentic characters who are no less human, no less complex, for being sincere and straightforward, and good. JIM THE BOY is a straightforward book: the plot, which follows a year in the life of a year-old boy, has no twists and turns.
Author Earley's language is clear and concise, never verbose, and decidedly irony-free. However, simple in this context is not equal to non-complex or brainless fluff. Tony Earley's book, "Jim the Boy", is capturing and engaging. "Jim the Boy" seeks to assist readers in personal growth.
Through thoughtful narative Mr. Earley effectivly shows readers the wondement of growth and evolution through the eyes of a young boy who, just like the country, is.
Jim the Boy Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections: This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion on Jim the Boy by Tony Earley.
Jim. Tony Earley is the author of the novels Jim the Boy and The Blue fiction has earned a National Magazine Award and appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, and Best American Short was chosen for both The New Yorker's inaugural best "20 Under 40" list of fiction writers and Granta's "20 Best Young American Novelists."/5(26).
Jim the Boy Tony Earley Buy this book a race up a greased pole at a carnival that casts a new light on Jim's bonds with another boy, Jim's best friend's struggle with polio, Jim's mother's. Jim the Boy is a coming-of-age novel by Tony Earley, published by Little, Brown in It details the early life of Jim Glass, who lives, with his mother, Elizabeth, and three uncles (Al, Coran, and Zeno), in the small fictional town of Aliceville, North Carolina.
It is Author: Tony Earley. fiction writers issue, and the New York Times called his first novel, JIM THE BOY,"a radiant, knowing, pitch-perfect parable of childhood." He is also the author. Welcome to – Home of Jim’s Ukulele Songbook. ozbcoz 13/11/ 27/03/ Songbook 45 Comments.
Jims Banjo Songbook. Jims Celtic Guitar Songbook. Jims Guitalele Songbook. Jims Tenor Guitar Songbook. Jims Ukulele Songbook Vol 1. Jims Ukulele Songbook Vol 2. An understated first novel depicting one rather ordinary year in the life of a tenyear-old boy growing up in small-town North Carolina during the Depression.
Jim Glass lost his father to a heart attack while he toiled in the fields three months before his son was born.
Jim the Boy strains for greatness, a little like The Old Man and the Sea. The book is stately and inoffensive; it even mulls over an archetype or two. Jim's father died before he was born and Jim must face up to his crotchety, reclusive grandfather and understand his mother's loneliness and need.
Jim the Boy (), a novel by Tony Earley, is set in and describes a year in the life of a ten-year-old boy who lives with his mother and three uncles in a small rural town. Earley often sets his work, like this novel, in North Carolina, the state he grew up in.
Jim the Boy follows the life of Jim Glass in a rural North Carolina town from the day he turns 10 till the day he turns 11 (). It is a coming -of-age story without flash and dash, no affectations, just a simple story with the right mixture of dramatic turns and homespun wisdom/5(14).
It is the perfect crossover bookkids, young adults, and adults can all read it and get something meaningful out of it. The story is about a young boy named Jim who lives in what seems to be close to poverty conditions in a city called Aliceville in North Carolina in the s/5().
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At first glance, Jim seems to be superstitious to the point of idiocy, but a careful reading of the time that Huck and Jim spend on Jackson’s Island reveals that Jim’s superstitions conceal a deep knowledge of the natural world and represent an alternate form of “truth” or.
Jim the Boy Summary. Jim Glass is turning ten years old as the story opens. His mother's name is Cissy and the two of them live with one of Cissy's brothers.
Cissy's other two brothers live nearby in the town of Aliceville. Jim's father, who was also named Jim, died a week before Jim was born.
As events unfold throughout the novel, Jim’s character changes dramatically, showing increasing cleverness, courage, maturity, and perspective. In the first chapters, Jim is an easily frightened boy who is closely associated with his home and family.
Scared by the crusty old seaman Pew, Jim runs to his mother for protection.Jim The Boy () About book: Jim the Boy is a coming-of-age novel by Tony Earley, published by Little, Brown and Co. in It details a year in the life of Jim Glass, who lives, with his mother and three uncles, in the small fictional town of Aliceville, North Carolina in during the Great Depression.From the book Jim, Who Ran Away from His Nurse, and Was Eaten by a Lion.
There was a Boy whose name was Jim; His Friends were very good to him. They gave him Tea, and Cakes, and Jam, And slices of delicious Ham, And Chocolate with pink inside, And little Tricycles to ride, Andread him Stories through and through, And even took him to the Zoo—/5().