PaperQuake

A Puzzle by Kathryn Reiss

Publisher: Harcourt Paperbacks

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Cover of: PaperQuake | Kathryn Reiss
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Number of Pages274
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ISBN 10015216782X
ISBN 109780152167820
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Kathryn Reiss is the author of Time Windows, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; The Glass House People; Dreadful Sorry; Pale Phoenix, a finalist for the Edgar Award; and most recently, PaperQuake: A Puzzle.. A master of the time-travel mystery genre, "Reiss slips between past and present with a callous alacrity that is wondrously effective" (Kirkus Reviews).   PaperQuake is a slow-paced mystery that takes some time to really capture the reader's attention. Violet is somewhat flat at the start of the book, focusing only on her sisters and how she compares to them.3/5(1).   KATHRYN REISS is the author of Time Windows, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; The Glass House People; Dreadful Sorry; Pale Phoenix, a finalist for the Edgar Award; as well as PaperQuake: A Puzzle.A master of the time-travel mystery genre, “Reiss slips between past and present with a callous alacrity that is wondrously effective” (Kirkus Reviews)/5(12). Book Summary Bilbo declines, reluctant to leave the safety and comfort of his hobbit-hole. The next day, he is visited by dwarves who believe Bilbo can be of use to them in their journey to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their ancestral treasure, now in the possession of Smaug the dragon.

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PaperQuake: A Puzzle is a book worth reading at least once. It starts off really well, keeping its reader engaged till almost the very end.

Though I personally was disappointed with the way it ended so abruptly and also so obviously. A good effort though, and Reiss's style of writing is just captivating. I, being a grown adult quite enjoy such /5. This book was really good.

The mystery that was trying to be solved was really unpredictable, which made it more fun to read. I also liked how Violet was always trying so hard to fit in.

The story was touching, and the ending was unpredictable, and really good. This was a 4/5(10). The Paperback of the PaperQuake: A Puzzle (Time Travel Mystery Series) by Kathryn Reiss at Barnes & Noble.

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PaperQuake: A Puzzle () About book: I read this book in middle school and loved it. I was just getting into historical fiction books at the time and although "Paper Quake" isn't set in the past, it has plenty of letter snippets written at the time of the big San Francisco Earthquake.

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PAPERQUAKE User Review - Kirkus. A modern California teenager finds letters and diary pages from the early years of this century in this gripping, emotionally turbulent story from the PaperQuake book of Dreadful Sorry ().

Violet, the non 3/5(1). PaperQuake: A Puzzle - Ebook written by Kathryn Reiss. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read PaperQuake: A Puzzle/5(3).

KATHRYN REISS is the author of Time Windows, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; The Glass House People; Dreadful Sorry; Pale Phoenix, a finalist for the Edgar Award; as well as PaperQuake: A Puzzle.A master of the time-travel mystery genre, “Reiss slips between past and present with a callous alacrity that is wondrously effective” (Kirkus Reviews).

A modern California teenager finds letters and diary pages from the early years of this century in this gripping, emotionally turbulent story from the author of Dreadful Sorry (). Violet, the non-identical member in a set of triplets, has had heart problems since birth, but is nevertheless tired of being babied by her sisters and parents.

Helping to restore an old San Francisco house, she. Buy a cheap copy of PaperQuake: A Puzzle book by Kathryn Reiss. Violet's paralyzing fear of the San Francisco earthquakes changes when her family renovates an old building.

An aftershock dislodges a letter addressed in to Free shipping over $/5(5). PaperQuake: A Puzzle (Hardcover) By Kathryn Reiss. $ Special Order - Subject to Availability. Description. While helping her sisters clean up a building that their parents are renovating, an aftershock of a recent earthquake dislodges a decades-old letter written to Baby V--and Violet is certain that somehow it has been written to her.

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Published by HMH Books for Young Readers on May 1, Series: Time Travel Mystery #4 Genres: Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Mystery Length: pages Source: Scholastic Book Fair Goodreads • Amazon • Barnes & Noble • Book Depository • IndieBound.

Violet's paralyzing fear of the San Francisco earthquakes /5. Paperquake About book: She was trembling with excitement and apprehension. Laela's dream entry was dated November 1. Violet's calendar showed that the next day's date was November 1. In Laela's dream the golden bridge had begun to sway and fall when the sun was directly overhead at high noon.

“The earthquake, however, must be to every one a most impressive event: the earth, considered from our earliest childhood as the type of solidity, has oscillated like a thin crust beneath our feet; and in seeing the laboured works of man in a moment overthrown, we feel the insignificance of his boasted power.”.

“Paper Quake,” by Kathryn Reiss is a mystifying book with a highly complex plot. The adventure begins when Violet and her two sisters discover an old letter in a crack in the wall of a building their parents bought to use as a shop.3/5.

PaperQuake: A Puzzle () About book: I read this book in middle school and loved it. I was just getting into historical fiction books at the time and although "Paper Quake" isn't set in the past, it has plenty of letter snippets written at the time of the big San Francisco Earthquake/5(1).

Book Wizard; Paperquake A Puzzle. By Kathryn Reiss. Grades. Genre. Fiction While helping her sisters clean up a building that their parents are renovating, an aftershock of a recent earthquake dislodges a decades-old letter written to Baby V — and fourteen-year-old Violet is certain that somehow it has been written to her.

Read "PaperQuake A Puzzle" by Kathryn Reiss available from Rakuten Kobo. Violet's paralyzing fear of the San Francisco earthquakes changes when. Violet's paralyzing fear of the San Francisco earthquakes changes when her family renovates an old building.

An aftershock dislodges a letter addressed in to Baby V&#;and Violet is certain the disturbing letter is intended for her. PaperQuake: A Puzzle. Summary Find This Book Add to Reading List Please note that the Lexile measures for a small population of books have been recently updated.

Enhancements were made to more precisely measure materials read in K-2 classrooms. Although the vast majority of books that have Lexile measures did not change, a small subset of. Kathryn Reiss (born December 4, ) is an American author of award-winning children's and young adult fiction.

Kathryn Reiss was born in Massachusetts, grew up in Ohio, and received B.A. degrees in English and German from Duke University, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan, Ann college, she lived in Bonn, Germany as a Fulbright.

PaperQuake is a slow-paced mystery that takes some time to really capture the reader’s attention. Violet is somewhat flat at the start of the book, focusing only on her sisters and how she compares to them/5(4).

Starquake is a science fiction novel written and published in by Robert L. Forward as a sequel to his novel Dragon's Egg. It is about the life of the Cheela civilization, creatures who live on a neutron star named Dragon's Egg, struggling to recover from a disastrous starquake.

The novel was listed by theoretical physicist Sean M. Carroll as his favorite science fiction : Robert Forward. On average about 1, earthquakes with intensities of or greater are recorded each year.

Great earthquakes (magnitude or higher) occur once a year, major earthquakes (magnitude –) occur 18 times a year, strong earthquakes (magnitude –) 10 times a month, and moderate earthquakes (magnitude –) more than twice a day.

Get this from a library. PaperQuake: a puzzle. [Kathryn Reiss] -- Certain that she is being drawn by more than coincidences into the lives of people living nearly years ago, Violet, who feels like the odd sister in a set of triplets, searches for clues to help. Get this from a library! Paperquake: a puzzle.

[Kathryn Reiss] -- Certain that she is being drawn by more than coincidences into the lives of people living nearly years ago, Violet, who feels like the odd sister in a set of triplets, searches for clues to help.This book introduces young readers to earthquakes.

It describes the layers of Earth's crust and explains how the movement of tectonic plates causes earthquakes and forms mountains. It also discusses how and why seismologists study earthquakes, as well as how earthquakes affect people's lives.

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