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Ron Koertge

Teoksen Stoner & Spaz tekijä

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About the Author

A prolific writer, Ron Koertge is the author of many books of poetry, prose, novels-in-verse, and fiction for teenagers. His most recent book, Sex World, was released in Fall 2014 from Red Hen Press. Ron is the recipient of grants from the N.E.A. and the California Arts Council. His books have been näytä lisää honored by the American Library Association and two have received PEN awards, among other accolades. He currently lives in South Pasadena, CA. näytä vähemmän

Tekijän teokset

Stoner & Spaz (2001) 490 kappaletta
Shakespeare Bats Cleanup (2003) 281 kappaletta
Strays (2007) 184 kappaletta
Boy Girl Boy (2005) 145 kappaletta
Margaux with an X (2004) 134 kappaletta
Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs (2010) 133 kappaletta
The Brimstone Journals (2001) 128 kappaletta
The Arizona Kid (1988) 120 kappaletta
Deadville (2008) 103 kappaletta
Coaltown Jesus (2013) 91 kappaletta
Now Playing: Stoner & Spaz II (2011) 63 kappaletta
Where the Kissing Never Stops (1981) 43 kappaletta
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright (1994) 30 kappaletta
The Harmony Arms (1992) 23 kappaletta
The Ogre's Wife (2013) 19 kappaletta
The Boy in the Moon (1979) 18 kappaletta
Geography of the Forehead (2000) 14 kappaletta
The Heart of the City (1998) 13 kappaletta
Vampire Planet (2016) 7 kappaletta
Sex World (2014) 6 kappaletta
Fever (2006) 5 kappaletta
Father Poems (1973) 4 kappaletta
Indigo (2009) 3 kappaletta
Olympusville (2018) 3 kappaletta
12 Photographs of Yellowstone (1976) 2 kappaletta
100 Things to Write About (1997) 2 kappaletta
Yellow Moving Van (2018) 2 kappaletta
High School Dirty Poems (1991) 1 kappale
The Boogeyman (1980) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (2003) — Avustaja — 765 kappaletta
180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day (2005) — Avustaja — 361 kappaletta
How Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of Identity (2009) — Avustaja — 216 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Avustaja — 208 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2006 (2006) — Kansikuvataiteilija — 190 kappaletta
On the Fringe: Stories (2001) — Avustaja — 179 kappaletta
Tomorrowland: 10 Stories About the Future (1999) — Avustaja — 120 kappaletta
Baseball Crazy: Ten Short Stories that Cover All the Bases (2008) — Avustaja — 117 kappaletta
Owning It: Stories About Teens with Disabilities (2008) — Avustaja — 113 kappaletta
Avatar: The Last Airbender - Team Avatar Tales (2019) — Avustaja — 110 kappaletta
Twice Told: Original Stories Inspired by Original Artwork (2006) — Avustaja — 110 kappaletta
What Are You Afraid Of?: Stories about Phobias (2006) — Avustaja — 88 kappaletta
Destination Unexpected: Short Stories (2003) — Avustaja — 76 kappaletta
Such a Pretty Face: Short Stories About Beauty (2007) — Avustaja — 56 kappaletta
The Erotic Impulse: Honoring the Sensual Self (1992) — Avustaja — 52 kappaletta
What a Song Can Do: 12 Riffs on the Power of Music (2004) — Avustaja — 50 kappaletta
Twelve Shots (1997) — Avustaja — 39 kappaletta
Taking Aim: Power and Pain, Teens and Guns (2015) — Avustaja — 37 kappaletta
Things I'll Never Say: Stories About Our Secret Selves (2015) — Avustaja — 25 kappaletta
The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry (1982) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Stooge Thirteen, Spring 1975 — Avustaja — 1 kappale
Telephone #11 — Avustaja — 1 kappale

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“Stoner & Spaz” is a story about two possibly-but-not-likely average teens living in the L.A. suburbs. It is a great story, and Ron Koertge has terrific timing. Ben is sixteen-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who one day holds an extended conversation with one of his classmates, a girl who loves drugs. They have almost nothing in common, but become interesting events in each other’s lives. Despite, or perhaps because of, his grandmother’s disapproval, Ben falls for Colleen. But can he handle? Side plot: Ben is a film aficionado and his new divorcee neighbor is a free spirit that has dabbled in film-making with a documentary on heart-donor recipients. Ben decides to create his own. Some of the story are cliché and predictable. And the story plot is one expected from an after-school special. However, the details and dialogue Koertge levers are quite honest and real. He writes an interesting commentary on adolescent life today.… (lisätietoja)
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mimo | 26 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 18, 2023 |
Poor. Cliched, a bit trite & stereotyped. :(
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MakebaT | 9 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 3, 2022 |
So this is the fourth poetry book I've read today. I love the month of April when I start my Poetry unit in my classroom. This book may just bet he one that pulls in my reluctant boys. Kevin loves nothing more than playing baseball. Suddenly he is knocked out of playing by a severe case of Mono. He barely has the strength to walk across the room. Not only can he not play baseball, but he can't go to school. When he isn't napping he has started writing poetry. His writer father has given him a notebook. In his father's office he finds a book about writing poetry that he sneaks to his room. He doesn't want anyone to know that he is writing poetry. For him this becomes a way of looking at and dealing with so many things in his life. It is a way of connecting with his thoughts and feelings about losing his mother. So loved this book. I can't wait to read the second one, "Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs".… (lisätietoja)
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skstiles612 | 15 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 24, 2022 |
Eh. If you’re looking for really thought provoking poetic twists on fairy tale stories, go find Anne Sexton’s Transformations. This one’s contemporary, and a really fast read, but the best thing about the book is the title. I suppose if you've got reluctant readers, it might be a decent choice, but it just feels like something dumbed down for teen readers.
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jennybeast | 27 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 14, 2022 |



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