House Arrest
ISBN: 1452156484
EAN13: 9781452156484
Language: English
Release Date: Aug 9, 2016
Pages: 312
Dimensions: 0.7" H x 8" L x 5.6" W
Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Timothy is on probation. It's a strange word--something that happens to other kids, to delinquents, not to kids like him. And yet, he is under house arrest for the next year. He must check in weekly with a probation officer and a therapist, and keep a journal for an entire year. And mostly, he has to stay out of trouble. But when he must take drastic measures to help his struggling family, staying out of trouble proves more difficult than Timothy ever thought it would be. By turns touching and funny, and always original, House Arrest is a middlegrade novel in verse about one boy's path to redemption as he navigates life with a sick brother, a grieving mother, and one tough probation officer.

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   just so real....
This time, I did it and I don't regret it. Timothy, as well as his little brother who has trach, live and breathe on these pages. If you are considering the juvenile justice system, you will have an opportunity to consider the impact of incarceration on the children. The impact of poverty on health care is debated. severe birth defects. He said many of his friends were killed in the line of duty. Professionals who may or may not live up to their title. You will also learn to know a number of very real individuals working through a desperate situation with tenacity and courage, said Dr. Goin. It's just that I made your watery eyes.
   brotherly love, and making decisions
I'm excited to share this with students and teachers, Barb said. It's already in their hands, Sir Richard said. A not-to-be-missed book in verse that is a roller coaster ride about family strength, brotherly love, and making decisions, Raymond said. This is a one-sitting type of read, so set aside time. It's just that the music is so good, so clean, so fast.
I cannot recommend this book highly enough." Our kids deal with so many obstacles every day, it's just too many. Timothy will have to complete a year of House Arrest to be able to apply for parole. He has many great qualities, his love for his brother being the most sincere and heart warming, Raymond said. Fast read.
   Heart wrenching
The book came out of no where and broke my heart into a bazillion pieces. Amazon said the kindle edition was available through one of my deal emails. I almost never read a book right after I get it, but I started House Arrest because I was curious, and I did not put it down until I finished it. Levi and Timothy have the same age gap that my boys do. The difference is that Nvidia's cards are almost exactly the same. And for the entire book, I could not stop comparing my children to Timothy and Levi in the best and worst ways. From the beginning to the end, I cried. Even the most jaded observer would admit that life just isn't fair. I am looking forward to the companion booksequel so I can find out how Timothy made it out, but also to learn more about this family, Rowling said.
   Really heartfelt and a great read for 13 year olds!!
My son is in his virtual ELA class at school. Short by my standards, considering that my last book was 1500 pages, but a truly awesome story. So many feelings involved, it's amazing how the author wrote the book. From the perspective of a 12-year-old that is all about helping his family, Mr. Dhaliwal said. While he was learning some hard lessons about himself and the world. Definitely recommend.
   Great Read Aloud for Teachers!
Our second-grade class recently read "House Arrest," by K. A. Holt. His brother, Timothy, is very sick and has a very sick wife. Timothy makes a bad choice to try to help his brother, Morgenthau said. The choice ends with him under arrest at the airport. If a PG-13 movie was made, we would give it a PG rating. The book is 296 pages long and was originally published in April 1993. We give it a 4.5 star rating because of the cliffhanger ending. The book is available for sale through Amazon. com and local libraries. Pursuant to the above, I hereby declare that I am absolved of all charges of perjury. Do not attempt to make any of Timothy's choices at home.
   This Novel in Verse is a Must Read.
His story is told through the eyes of a young man on House Arrest for theft. Leaving me wondering what would one do to help their mother, Elizabeth Hurley replied. It's just that their sick brother was sick. You can feel the characters love, sadness, anger and rage as he tries to get through the difficult times with his mother and sick brother. I recommend this book to middle school students. A Must Read!
   Moving and beautifully written
Hist is a passionate story of love, loss and redemption told through the prism of a broken heart. In "The Whole Nine Yards," Carson writes about chronic illness, poverty, therapy mistakes, middle school crushes, family relationships and parentification. Note the subheading of this terrible parable in the "Persuasion" series: "Sooo worth reading."
   Did not arrest my attention.
Poetry, not fiction. The technique is known as Stream of Consciousness.
It hits you in the feels. It makes you realize there is a time for sensitive grace, forgiveness and hope for redemption, Bruno said. It makes you want to scream from the mountain tops! As a middle school teacher, I can see so many kids needing to hear this message loud and clear.