11 edition of Destroy all cars found in the catalog.
Through assignments for English class, seventeen-year-old James Hoff rants against consumerism and his classmates" apathy, puzzles over his feelings for his ex-girlfriend, and expresses disdain for his emotionally-distant parents.
|LC Classifications||PZ7.N4328 Des 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008034850|
Destroy All Cars - Ebook written by Blake Nelson. 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 Destroy All Cars/5(12). Click to read more about Destroy All Cars by Blake Nelson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers There are sexual comments and a scene in which the main character loses his virginity so the book needs to be read by mature students. The format is unique as much of the story is told via essays for his AP /5(19).
Editions for Destroy All Cars: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (ebook published in ), Destroy All Cars, while a good attempt to educate teens about current issues such as the drestruction of the environment all for the sake of “me, me, me!” and “stuff,” was ultimately a failure for me. Firstly, the narrator, James Hoff, is a pessimistic extremist who can’t see good in virtually anything.
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The book "Destroy All Cars" is about a boy, who hates the American consumers and everyone who drives a large car. He thinks destroying all cars is the first step to saving the environment and making the world to a better place. The book is commendable for teenagers years and maybe for English Destroy all cars book in /5(40).
Destroy All Cars, Nelsons latest novel, mines the same tumultuous territory, now (for me) bittersweet nostalgia. (Nelson also wrote Paranoid Park, I picked up “Destroy All Cars” because I recognized Blake Nelson’s name from back when, in the mists of the early 90s, excerpts of his first teen novel, Destroy all cars book were published in my much /5.
Blake Nelson, stic Press $ (p) ISBN The book "Destroy All Cars" is about a boy, who hates the American consumers and everyone who drives a large car.
He thinks destroying all cars is the first step to saving the environment and making the world to a better place. The book is commendable for teenagers years and maybe for English lesson in school/5(40). That book flew off the shelves in my classroom and became a class favorite.
In fact, many Blake Nelson books, including Paranoid Park, The New Rules of High School, and Rock Star, Superstar, are extremely popular with my students. Destroy All Cars. Destroy All Cars came out last year, and I knew right away that my students would love it.
It is. "Destroy All Cars" can and should be read at a minimum of two levels. Level 1: This book is built upon a humorous first-person account of a young nerd/rebel's attempt to navigate the shark-infested waters of high school normalcy while hanging onto his own principles in the face of social/sexual pressure to do what's expedient and pleasing to the adolescents and adults around him.5/5(5).
Move over, Holden Caulfield. There's a new misanthrope in town, and his name is James Hoff, the teen protagonist in Nelson's latest YA novel.
James is a dark soul who is fed up with consumerism, mindlessness, abuse of the planet by humans, and humans, in general. He thinks most Americans feel that "mental accuracy is a bad thing," and writes rants in his journal that his English teacher.
Destroy All Cars chronicles James’s junior year crusades in essays, internet quizzes, and general rants. Which is to say that what this book lacks in plot, it makes up for in a compelling and often hilariously authentic teen voice—the voice of a guy who just wants to.
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phoebe will /5(10). "Destroy All Cars" by Blake Nelson. Books for Teens: 60second Book Review by Jenny Sawyer. James Hoff is a teen on a mission. Destroy All Cars, Unleash the physics of arena destruction/5. DESTROY ALL CARS is not for the light-hearted; it challenges you to think about universal environmental issues and the sense of uncertainty and inadequacy one experiences in adolescence.
Nevertheless, it is a great read, a far cry from other, often vapid or painfully awkward novels that try to give you glimpse into a teenage boy's mind/5(11). In fact, I think that Destroy All Cars conveys the message that people in this age group are already aware of and concerned about, making it more appealing.
Most of the book is clean, with little foul language, though about 3/4 through the book, things get a little sexual. Destroy All Cars by Blake Nelson in FB3, RTF, TXT download e-book.
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Destroy All Cars () About book: It's not often I have the chance to read an entire novel within a few hours, but I suppose that's what cross-country flights will do for you.
I'm not sure how that affected this novel, as it may have been too much narrator all atthough, this walked that fine line where there are parts that I loved and others where it felt like too much commentary/5(5).
Get this from a library. Destroy all cars. [Blake Nelson] -- Through assignments for English class, seventeen-year-old James Hoff rants against consumerism and his classmates' apathy, puzzles over his feelings for his ex-girlfriend, and expresses disdain for.
Title: Destroy All Cars Author: Blake Nelson Summary: James Hoff is angry: He is sick of watching the people around him disregard the immediate peril of global warming and environmental destruction just because they like to shop and drink bottled hates new clothes, preferring to cut the elbows out of his sweaters to make them look older than they are.
Valu-Book; Destroy All Cars; Destroy All Cars. Out of stock. From Blake Nelson, a fantastic and topical novel about idealism and finding the ideal girl. James Hoff likes to rant against America's consumerist culture. He also likes to rant against his ex-girlfriend, Sadie, who he feels isn't doing enough to change the world.
But just like he can. In which Ishta reads and reviews DESTROY ALL CARS by Blake Nelson, which you must get because OMG BRILLIANT.
If Ishta could have put her thoughts and feelings about consumerism on paper when she. His "destroy all cars" paper earned only a C+. Sadie Kinnell wrote her paper on recycling, and got an A.
She and James went out last year, but she is the kind of activist he can't stand — having meetings, signing petitions, and waving banners, trying to get things changed.As heartfelt as he is sarcastic (and that’s very), James Hoff feels superior and small and angry and broken.
He’s lost the first love of his life (she dumped him) (but they’re still friends and have adventures) (and she may be an amateur activist, but James is more extreme and real-deal—he believes ALL CARS need to be destroyed, in order to save the world).How to play Destroy All Cars Slide the scroll bar with your mouse to view the field.
Click the arrows on the ramp to adjust its height, then click GO! Click the arrows on the truck to choose your car, and click GO! to watch the jump. Reach the damage target to move on to the next level. ; Wreck the City; Action; Action; Award /5.