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Chasing Orion

Kathryn Lasky

Chasing Orion

by Kathryn Lasky

  • 362 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Aladdin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Health & Daily Living - Diseases,
  • Historical - United States - 20th Century,
  • Social Issues - Suicide,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / 20th Century,
  • General,
  • Short Stories

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7730811M
    ISBN 100689868553
    ISBN 109780689868559
    OCLC/WorldCa150354818

    Chasing Orion is about an eleven year old girl who wonders about life. This historical fiction novel is set in the s when the nation was worried about getting polio. Many of today's youth do not understand the scare polio put in people back then. The girl encounters her neighbor who is forced to live with an iron lung because of polio. Buy Chasing Orion by Roland Barrett at Concert Band Sheet Music. Take part in a maritime adventure! The title refers to the nautical pract.

    Throughout Chasing Orion, Georgie works on building a small world that depicts the myth of Orion the Hunter. Greek poets told many versions of this ancient story, so she selects only a few for her. Best Children's Books: The Complete List [SHOWING SLIDE 36 OF 81] Tweet. CHASING ORION. by Kathryn Lasky It seems unfair to year-old Georgie Mason that in Indiana's summer heat she can't go swimming or even to the movies for fear of catching polio. It is "simply and horribly unbelievable," however, that her teenage neighbor Phyllis is.

    Chasing Orion (Book): Lasky, Kathryn: In , when Georgie is eleven years old, her family moves to a new Indiana neighborhood where her teenaged neighbor has polio and is in an iron lung. Chasing Orion. [Kathryn Lasky] -- In , when Georgie is eleven years old, her family moves to a new Indiana neighborhood where her teenaged neighbor has polio and is in an iron lung. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.


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In Chasing Orion, year-old Georgie becomes obsessed Chasing Orion book the polio epidemic spreading rapidly across her home state of Indiana as the Author Kathryn Lasky was prompted to write Chasing Orion, by her own childhood experiences growing up in the s/5.

In Chasing Orion, Newbery-honoree Kathryn Lasky (author of the Guardians of Ga'hoole series) explores how Georgie's new friend slowly twists the younger girl's sympathy into /5(4).

The Hardcover of the Chasing Orion by Kathryn Lasky at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience/5(9). Chasing Orion It is the summer of and polio has broken out in Indiana.

Pools, camps, theaters, and almost all public spaces are closed for fear of spreading the terrifying disease. Eleven-year-old Georgie never thought she would come as close to polio as she does when she meets a new neighbor, Phyllis, who is encased in an iron lung.

In Chasing Orion, Newbery-honoree Kathryn Lasky (author of the Guardians of Ga'hoole series) explores how Chasing Orion book new friend slowly twists the younger girl's sympathy into something destructive. An insightful and compassionate novel for readers ages 9 and up.4/5(4).

Chasing Orion Silver glinting behind leafy trees — that is the first thing I noticed as I stood in the backyard of our new house that hot summer day. Like a glistening metallic eye, the silver winked through the deep green leaves. Chasing Orion is set in the summer of during a polio outbreak.

As the story begins, eleven-year-old Georgie Mason is upset because she is not allowed to go swimming for fear of infection and. Book review: Chasing Orion, by Kathryn Lasky (Candlewick, ) Recommended for ages Kathryn Lasky 's newest novel is set in Indiana during a polio epidemic in the summer of The story is narrated by year-old Georgie, who has just moved cross Author: Fourth Musketeer.

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About Chasing Orion. When a beautiful teen with polio enters their lives, a girl and her older brother find themselves drawn into a web of lies in this compelling novel by a best-selling author. Eleven-year-old Georgie loves science-fiction movies, but she won’t be going to the theater anytime soon.

Chasing Orion by Kathryn Lasky. During the summer ofeleven-year-old Georgia, who goes by Georgie, moves into read more. During the summer ofeleven-year-old Georgia, who goes by Georgie, moves into a new house and meets Phyllis, the teenage girl.

Chasing Orion. Written by Kathryn Lasky Review by Sue Asher. In the summer ofyear-old Georgie Mason’s family has just moved into a new neighborhood. Georgie feels forgotten by her old friends, bored, and, worst of all, frightened. They are in the midst of a polio : Kathryn Lasky.

It seems unfair to year-old Georgie Mason that in Indiana's summer heat she can't go swimming or even to the movies for fear of catching polio.

It is "simply and horribly unbelievable," however, that her teenage neighbor Phyllis is living in an iron lung, viewing the world through mirrors like Tennyson's tower-bound Lady of Shalott.

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Chasing Orion () About book: This book was fantastic. The last Kathryn Lasky book I read was one of the Camp Princess books, so I was a little hesitant to read this, thinking it would be a light fluffy book.

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It's thought-provoking, extremely well-written, and enjoyable. Thanks to Amanda of A Patchwork of Books for reviewing Chasing Orion!. Chasing Orion (Book): Lasky, Kathryn: When a beautiful teen with polio enters their lives, a girl and her older brother find themselves drawn into a web of lies in this compelling novel by a best-selling -year-old Georgie loves science-fiction movies, but she won't be going to the theater anytime soon.

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