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Awake and Dreaming

Awake and Dreaming

  • Title: Awake and Dreaming
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  • ISBN : 9780140381665
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 244 pages


Theo and her young, irresponsible mother seem trapped in their miserable, poverty stricken life Theo dreams of belonging to a real family, and her dream seems to come true when she is mysteriously adopted by the large, warm Kaldor family But as time passes, the magic of Theo s new life begins to fade, and soon she finds herself back with her mother Were the Kaldors re Theo and her young, irresponsible mother seem trapped in their miserable, poverty stricken life Theo dreams of belonging to a real family, and her dream seems to come true when she is mysteriously adopted by the large, warm Kaldor family But as time passes, the magic of Theo s new life begins to fade, and soon she finds herself back with her mother Were the Kaldors real or just a dream And who is the shadowy figure who haunts Theo s thoughts


Author Kit Pearson

Kit Pearson spent her childhood between Edmonton Alberta and Vancouver, British Columbia As a high school student, she returned to Vancouver to be educated at Crofton House School She obtained a degree in English Literature at the University of Alberta, and spent several years following the degree doing odd jobs or travelling in Europe.In 1975, she began her Library degree at the University of B




Awake and Dreaming Reviews (31)

  • When I first read this book three or four years ago, I was struck by it s depth and feeling, as the emotion had been coming from an eleven year old It was a beautiful story, focused completely on the love a young girl needs from her family, and I was so touched that when I dug it up again a year ago [..]

  • Wow. I had such a deep, emotional attachment to this book I still do It s a big part of my childhood Some say a good book is determined by a writer s ability to write I partially disagree I believe that every book will strike a reader differently I found this book to resonate with my emotions at the [..]

  • This was a very good book about a young girl named Theo who lives a tough life She and her young mother are very poor and they keep moving from school to school across Vancouver because they can t afford rent in there apartments When her mom meets a boy and they fall in love, Theo has to go live wit [..]

  • I enjoyed this one Having never read Kit Pearson before, this is a good place to start I loved Theo, she was such a pensive and strong protagonist Her struggles felt real and I loved that closeness that Pearson creates Her writing isn t showy, there isn t action and flashiness It s down to earth and [..]

  • I wish I had read this book as a child The three of Pearson s books that I did read, I loved Pearson treats her child characters with gravity and feeling, and it s clear she respects and understands the depths of emotion children experience This is a rather dark book, with an optimistic, but not fai [..]

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