|Author:||Katrina Roeckelein,Virginia Walter|
|Subcategory:||Literature & Fiction|
|Publisher:||DK CHILDREN; 1st edition (March 15, 1998)|
|Category:||Teens and Young Adults|
|Other formats:||rtf docx azw lrf|
Admittedly, author Virginia Walters and illustrator Katrina Roeckelein have written a book that was a better idea in theory .
Admittedly, author Virginia Walters and illustrator Katrina Roeckelein have written a book that was a better idea in theory than it winded up being in practice. In the end, however, "Making Up Megaboy" doesn't know what it wants to be. Obviously this book is trying, and not quite succeeding, to be akin to Walter Dean Myers', "Monster". Of the two, "Monster" is a far stronger book. Megaboy" is just too short to make up for its one-of-a-kind ending.
Walter, Virginia; Roeckelein, Katrina. A Richard Jackson book. When thirteen-year-old Robbie shoots an old man in a liquor store, everyone who knows the quiet, withdrawn youth struggles to understand this act of seemingly random violence. Mental health, Murder, Violence.
See if your friends have read any of Katrina Roeckelein's books. Making Up Megaboy by. Virginia Walter, Katrina Roeckelein. Katrina Roeckelein’s Followers (5). Katrina Roeckelein. Katrina Roeckelein’s books.
Illustrated by Katrina Roeckelein.
Virginia Walter and Katrina Roekelein have put a lot of thought into this small, tragic tale.
Most days he is Robbie Jones of Santa Rosita, California. Quiet, something of a loner, say his classmates at Kennedy Middle School. A violent story about a teenager who steals a gun from his home and shoots a liquor store owner in Santa Rosa, California, explores the dark aftermath of this murder. Virginia Walter and Katrina Roekelein have put a lot of thought into this small, tragic tale. It doesn't answer the question we all have -Why?- but it's got more depth and more breadth than all the news stories put together.
by Virginia Walter and Katrina Roeckelein. They make him up, little by little, just as Robbie has created Megaboy. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1998. No one in the suburban community of Santa Rosita, California, knows why 13-year-old Robbie Jones walked into a liquor store and shot and killed Mr. Koh, the store owner. Their brief statements are accompanied by original graphics that provide additional clues in Robbie's perplexing story.
by Virginia Walter & illustrated by Katrina Roeckelein. Only near the end does he make a statement, and that indirectly, with a comic-book scenario in which Megaboy, sensitive to & cries for help,'' makes & human child born on the wrong planet'' his sidekick. An eerie, disturbing puzzle that leaves readers to identify and assemble the pieces themselves, with results that may not be satisfying.
Author: Virginia Walter. Illustrator: Katrina Roeckelein. Genre: Contemporary Fiction.
The graphic design makes the book look both unique and cool, and enhances the lines feeling. Continue reading Show less. Talk to your kids about. Author: Virginia Walter.
books go out of print just about as. Knoxville, Tennessee. Rich Wallace: Losing Is Not an Option, Stories 294. Virginia Walter & Katrina Roeckelein: Making. The service was a moving display of the far-reaching effects of a gifted teacher. Up Megaboy 295. Will Weaver: Hard Ball 296. Will Weaver: Memory Boy 297. Social History of Children’s Literature An article on the social history of children’s literature by Kay Vandergrift.