HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Now by Morris Gleitzman
Loading...

Now (edition 2012)

by Morris Gleitzman

Series: Once (3)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
141985,024 (3.9)8
Member:pmlyayakkers
Title:Now
Authors:Morris Gleitzman
Info:Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (2012), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 192 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:***
Tags:australia, survival, fire, bullying

Work details

Now by Morris Gleitzman

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 8 mentions

English (8)  Spanish (1)  All languages (9)
Showing 1-5 of 8 (next | show all)
Felix, a Holocaust survivor, is now 80 years old. With the help of Zelda, his grand daughter, Felix confronts some very sensitive memories of the past. This story is poignant and heart-wrenching. The transparency of their relationship was very sweet. ( )
  SparklePonies | Apr 12, 2014 |
The third book of the trilogy is based on the present day of Felix and his granddaughter Zelda. This book is about Felix an 80 year old man taking care of his 11 year old granddaughter named Zelda in Australia. Zelda name came from Felix's friend who died by the Nazi's. She wants to be like Zelda but she gets bullied by people in school who don't believe that Zelda's grandfather is the best doctor.

This story is basically about Zelda being bullied because people in her school don't believe that her grandfather is the best doctor. One day a dangerous bushfire occurred......
  Suthen | Jun 14, 2013 |
Set in the current day, this is the final book in the series that began with Once, continued with Then and is...Now. Felix is a grandfather. He has achieved much in his life and is widely admired. He has mostly buried the painful memories of his childhood, but they resurface when his granddaughter Zelda comes to stay with him. Together they face huge bushfires, a cataclysmic event armed only with their with gusto and love - an event that helps them achieve salvation from the past, but also brings the possibility of destruction. ( )
  rata | May 7, 2013 |
Felix is now a retired doctor and grandfather in the final book of this award-winning trilogy (Once, and Then, Honor Books in 2011 and 2012, respectively). The free verse is narrated by his granddaughter, Zelda, who deals with the absence of working parents, bullying, and raging fires in Australia. ( )
  STBA | Mar 20, 2013 |
I would recommend this book to the upper primary or adults. I absolutely fell in love with this so much yet it was very breath taking and upsetting.
  anikaspiller | Feb 27, 2013 |
Showing 1-5 of 8 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0805093788, Hardcover)

Set in the current day, this is the final book in the series that began with Once, continued with Then and is . . . Now.
 
Felix is a grandfather. He has achieved much in his life and is widely admired in the community. He has mostly buried the painful memories of his childhood, but they resurface when his granddaughter Zelda comes to stay with him. Together they face a cataclysmic event armed only with their with gusto and love—an event that helps them achieve salvation from the past, but also brings the possibility of destruction.
 
Now is one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Children's Books of 2012

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:23:30 -0400)

Morris Gleitzman's acclaimed story of friends Felix and Zelda in Nazi-occupied Poland has captured the hearts and minds of readers worldwide. In 'Now' he delivers the final chapter, bringing this most moving of stories into the present day.

(summary from another edition)

» see all 3 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
15 wanted1 pay7 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.9)
0.5
1
1.5
2 3
2.5 1
3 5
3.5 4
4 14
4.5 5
5 8

Audible.com

An edition of this book was published by Audible.com.

See editions

Penguin Australia

An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.

» Publisher information page

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 91,251,661 books! | Top bar: Always visible