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The boy on the porch

by Dee Holmes

  • 18 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Problem youth -- Fiction.,
  • Birthparents -- Fiction.,
  • Widows -- Fiction.,
  • Large type books.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDee Holmes.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesThorndike Press large print romance series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.O49435 B69 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination471 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3682367M
    ISBN 100786252308
    LC Control Number2003040651

    This Newbery Medal awarding winning author for Walk Two Moons in , once again wrote a book of love and loss. The Boy on the Porch is the story of a young childless couple who find a small boy asleep on their porch. When the speechless boy reached into his dirty pants pocket, he produced a note that said "Plees taik kar of Jacob.". The Boy on the Porch (Book): Creech, Sharon: "One day a young couple wakes to find a boy asleep on their porch. Unable to speak, the boy cannot explain his history. What kind of people would leave their child with strangers? All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for this boy. As their connection to him grows, they embrace his exuberant spirit and talents.

      The Boy on the Porch is a quiet and oddly beautiful book about the wonder of youth, the rewards of self-sacrifice, and the beauty of unconditional love. The prose is stark and almost as empty as the couple’s lives before Jacob appears on the scene. The boy on the porch. [Sharon Creech] -- "One day a young couple wakes to find a boy asleep on their porch. Unable to speak, the boy cannot explain his history. New York, NY: Joanna Cotler Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [] Edition/Format: Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: English: First editionView all editions.

      Title: The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech Publishing Info: September 3, by Find it on the web: Buy from Amazon // Goodreads Date Completed: Septem Related Posts: Walk Two Moons When John and Marta found the boy on the porch, they were curious, naturally, as to why he was there-and they didn't expect him to stay, not at first, but he did stay, day after day, until it .   Newbery Medalist Sharon Creech reads from THE BOY ON THE PORCH - Duration: HarperKids 3, views. Book Trailer for The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick - .


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On a rural American farm, an isolated couple finds a mute, mysterious, and artistic boy (who could be six, seven, or eight) abandoned on their porch. The longer he stays with them, the more his various talents become apparent and the more attached they become.

They dread the day someone might come back to claim him/5(). The Boy on the Porch. From Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech comes a singular story that reminds us of the surprising connections that bloom when unconditional love and generosity prevail. For when a young couple finds a boy asleep on their porch, their lives take an unexpectedly joyous turn/5().

A captivating story about a young (silent) boy who is left on a stranger's porch. Well-crafted, beautifully worded, and highly recommended for children and adults. A phenomenal introduction on adoption and foster children/5(). When Jacob shows up on John and Marta's porch, neither one knows what to think.

They welcome him to their home, feed him and clothe him and try in general to do right by him. But the boy doesn't talk and so they have no idea where he came from or who he really is/5(90).

Ironically, six months after finishing The Boy on the Porch, my granddaughter started working on a cow farm where she became especially attached to one particular cow and where she regularly draped herself across its back, much as the boy in the story ‘rides’ the cow.

A captivating story about a young (silent) boy who is left on a stranger's porch. Well-crafted, beautifully worded, and highly recommended for children and adults. A phenomenal introduction on adoption and foster children.

My son's, ages 7 & 9, read the book and loved it/5(). Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech's Ruby Holler will love this tween novel about opening your heart and finding family when you least expect it. When a young couple finds a boy asleep on their porch, their lives take a surprising turn.

Unable to speak, the boy, Jacob, can't explain his history. A captivating story about a young (silent) boy who is left on a stranger's porch. Well-crafted, beautifully worded, and highly recommended for children and adults. A phenomenal introduction on adoption and foster children. My son's, ages 7 & 9, read the book /5().

The Boy on the Porch shows that a person with a disability might excel in other areas. The mute Jacob has an exceptional ear for and interest in music, and he also seems to have a nearly magical connection to animals. At its heart, the book shows how powerful, loving bonds can be formed in the most unlikely situations.5/5.

The Boy on the Porch is a tender story about Marta and John, a young couple who discover a little boy asleep on their porch. Despite their initial shock and confusion, they take him in, care for him, and grow to love him.

Although the boy, called Jacob, doesn't speak, they learn to communicate through his tapping, his music, and his paintings. Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech's Ruby Holler will love this tween novel about opening your heart and finding family when you least expect it.

When a young couple finds a boy asleep on their porch, their lives take a surprising turn. Unable to /5(27). One day a young couple wakes to find a boy asleep on their porch. Unable to speak, the boy cannot explain his history. What kind of people would leave their child with strangers.

All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for this boy. As their connection to him grows, they embrace his exuberant spirit and talents.

When John and Marta, a contentedly childless young couple, find a boy sleeping on their porch, they are mystified. The boy, introduced to them only by a crude, misspelled note as Jacob, doesn't speak. But he does tap and paint and play music, and as John and Marta indulge his creative passions, they grow to love him/5(10).

Book Summary When a young couple finds a boy asleep on their porch, their lives take a surprising turn. Unable to speak, the boy Jacob can't explain his history.

All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for him. A young couple wakes up to find a strange boy asleep on their porch. At first they don't expect him to stay, but stay he does, and as the couple's connection to him grows, the three of them blossom /5(12).

Now, USA Today bestselling author Dee Holmes brings us a deeply moving story of a woman whose life is transformed by a boy who suddenly appears on her porch one day On the one-year anniversary of her husband’s death, Annie Hunter comes home to find a Author: Dee Holmes. This book is about Jacob, a 6 or 7 year old boy who arrives on the porch of a young couple.

Jacob appears to be mute, communicating with tapping. He has an amazing gift for the arts. He picks up the drums and guitar right away/5(5). The ending of The Boy on the Porch challenges the reader to imagine the changes in Jacob’s life from a few clues: his appearance and the things he carries.

Write your own story of how and why Jacob arrived on the porch a second time, ending with the moment when Jacob wakes to see John, Mar- ta, and Beagle. (Wa-e; W). The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech. One morning John and Marta wake up and find a boy on their porch with a note: "Please read more.

One morning John and Marta wake up and find a boy on their porch with a note: "Please take kair of Jacob Wil be bak wen we can." Jacob doesn't talk but he taps, and draws and paints and drums.

When a young couple finds a boy asleep on their porch, their lives take a surprising turn. Unable to speak, the boy Jacob can't explain his history.

All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for him. And, as their connection and friendship with Jacob grow, they embrace his.

The Boy on the Porch (Book): Creech, Sharon: "One day a young couple wakes to find a boy asleep on their porch. Unable to speak, the boy cannot explain his history.

What kind of people would leave their child with strangers? All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for this boy. As their connection to him grows, they embrace his exuberant spirit and talents.Newbery Medalist Creech’s slim, understated story about a young childless couple who find a small boy of indeterminate age asleep on their farmhouse porch one morning has a fablelike quality.

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