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The goldfish boy

Lisa Thompson

The goldfish boy

by Lisa Thompson

  • 257 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neighbors,
  • Detective and mystery stories,
  • Families,
  • Missing children,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Family life,
  • Fiction,
  • Guilt,
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder,
  • Missing persons,
  • Mystery and detective stories

  • About the Edition

    Emotionally crippled by his obsessive-compulsive disorder, teenager Matthew Corbin rarely leaves his room on a cul-de-sac in London, and he passes the day observing and writing down his neighbors doings from his window--but when a toddler staying next door disappears Matt is the key to solving a mystery and possibly saving a child"s life...if he can manage to expose himself, and his secret guilt to the outside world.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLisa Thompson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.1.T468 Go 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination313 pages
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27228055M
    ISBN 101338053922
    ISBN 109781338053920
    LC Control Number2016037797
    OCLC/WorldCa954429929

    The Goldfish Boy is the debut book of Lisa Thompson, who worked as a radio broadcast assistant, first for the BBC and then for an independent production company, making plays and comedy programs. It is suitable for upper primary school students and secondary school students in . Version #2 - The Goldfish Printable Book Unit contains the entire printable version. Version #3 - The Goldfish Boy Abridged Book Unit contains the printable resources for vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, and constructed response writing prompts with organizers for planning. Lesson Plans at a Glance. Vocabulary.

    The Goldfish Boy (4 reviews with an average rating of 5 out of 5) Author: Lisa Thompson. Publisher: Scholastic. Books that acknowledge or explore mental health issues can help to increase awareness, encourage dialogue, reduce stigma and develop real understanding. The following suggestions offer a spectrum of different perspectives and are 5/5(4). The Goldfish Boy Lisa Thompson. Scholastic Press, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book British year-old Matthew Corbin blames himself for .

    The Goldfish Boy. Hardcover Book Add to Cart. Out Of Stock Top. FORMAT: Hardcover Book. Hardcover Book QUANTITY: + OUR PRICE: LIST PRICE: You Save (%) Eligible for free shipping with book orders over $25 The Goldfish Boy is her debut novel. RELATED SUBJECTS: Brand: Scholastic.   The story of a boy who loses a mother and gains a painting, Donna Tartt's long‑awaited third novel is an astonishing achievement, says Kamila Shamsie.


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The goldfish boy by Lisa Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Goldfish Boy is a great book, but often seemed to lean a little too self-indulgently into psychology and mental illness. Still, it gives a powerful portrayal of what it's like to live with severe OCD, and how observation offers an engaging distraction from it/5.

In parts, the book funny and huge credit must go to author Lisa Thompson for carefully managing to tread that fine line of making the reader laugh at a situation without laughing at Matthew.

Reading 'The Goldfish Boy' was like receiving a big, warm hug from an old friend and, in the closing chapter, I almost shed a tear.

Almost/5(). Download Book "The Goldfish Boy" by Author "Lisa Thompson" in [PDF] [EPUB]. Original Title ISBN "" published on "" in Edition Language: " English". Get Full eBook File name "" Format Complete Free. Genres: "Childrens, Fiction, Health, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Middle.

Books similar to The Goldfish Boy The Goldfish Boy. by Lisa Thompson. avg. rating Ratings. Matthew Corbin suffers from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. He hasn't been to school in weeks.

His hands are cracked and bleeding from cleaning. He refuses to leave his bedroom. To pass the time. Lisa Thompson (UK) is the author of 'The Goldfish Boy'. Find out more about the book, future books, more about me and how to get in touch. Parents need to know that The Goldfish Boy is about year-old Matthew, who suffers from OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and almost never leaves his room.

There's some mild scariness when a toddler disappears, and Matthew frequently revisits his feelings of guilt over the death of a baby brother a few years before.4/5. The Goldfish Boy Book Unit contains graphic organizers for an interactive notebook and game activities covering vocabulary, comprehension questions, comprehension, constructive response writing, and skill practice.

The Goldfinch is a novel by the American author Donna won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, among other honors. Published init was Tartt's first novel since The Little Friend in The novel is a coming-of-age tale told in the first protagonist, year-old Theodore Decker, survives a terrorist bombing at an art museum where his mother is killed.

The Goldfish Boy, her first book, was nominated for a Carnegie Medal, a Branford Boase Award, and the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. It was published in the UK in and then published in America by Scholastic in Her second book, The Light Jar, was published in in the United Kingdom.

The brand new read-in-one-sitting mystery from the author of unforgettable bestseller The Goldfish Boy. Eleven-year-old Maxwell is always, always in trouble. Roaming the town with his beloved pet dog Monster (who he rescued as a puppy from being run over) as a way to escape his parents' constant sniping at home, he's a menace to the neighbours.

Twelve-year-old Matthew is trapped in his bedroom by crippling OCD, spending most of his time staring out of his window as the inhabitants of Chestnut Close go about their business. Until the day. The Goldfish Boy, US book cover. Twelve-year-old Matthew is trapped in his bedroom by crippling OCD, spending most of his time staring out of his window as the inhabitants of Chestnut Close go about their business.

When the next door neighbour’s toddler, Teddy, goes missing and it becomes apparent that Matthew was the last person to see him.

The Goldfish Boy. By Lisa Thompson. Grades. W. Genre. Fiction. Lisa Thompson's debut novel is a page-turning mystery with an emotionally-driven, complex character study at its core — like Rear Window meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the w Corbin suffers from severe obsessive.

students enjoy a book study using the engaging method of using interactive notebooks. Get the unit here. The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson Genre ~ Mystery and Suspense Interest Level ~ Grades Grade level Equivalent: 5 Lexile Measure®: L.

Contents Books About: This is a powerful story of hope and friendship, perfect for fans of Wonder and The Goldfish Boy. Exploring self-image, family and grief, this book will make you laugh and cry. Meet Will Levine. Here are three things Will loves: turtles, the nature reserve behind school, being left alone.

LoveReading View on The Goldfish Boy. Longlisted for the Branford Boase Award | Longlisted for the UKLA Book Award. A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January A gripping debut middle-grade story skilfully told by debut novelist Lisa d indoors by his obsessive fears of germs and much else Matthew watches his neighbours’ lives and.

Lisa Thompson's debut novel is a page-turning mystery with an emotionally-driven, complex character study at its core -- like Rear Window meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Matthew Corbin suffers from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

He hasn't been to school in weeks. His hands are cracked and bleeding from cleaning.4/5(10). The Goldfish Boy - book, teaching resources, story, cards, mat, sequencing, primary resources, play, Early Years (EYFS), KS1 & KS2 Primary Teaching.

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Share. OUT OF STOCK. OUT OF STOCK. Save to Wishlist | Share. This item does not qualify for 5/5. In parts, the book funny and huge credit must go to author Lisa Thompson for carefully managing to tread that fine line of making the reader laugh at a situation without laughing at Matthew.

Reading 'The Goldfish Boy' was like receiving a big, warm hug from an old friend and, in the closing chapter, I almost shed a tear. s:. Every so often I read a book that hits me hard because there's something about it that is personally familiar, and I wasn't expecting it.

This is one of those books. The Goldfish Boy follows the story of Matty, a teenager with OCD, who becomes embroiled in trying to solve a kidnapping in his neighbourhood.The Goldfish Boy is a truly amazing book!

There is a great balance of sadness, suspense, humour and joy. When Teddy goes missing, Liz Thompson drops in little clues that make you suspect one person and then she drops in different clues, making you suspect another. In parts, the book funny and huge credit must go to author Lisa Thompson for carefully managing to tread that fine line of making the reader laugh at a situation without laughing at Matthew.

Reading 'The Goldfish Boy' was like receiving a big, warm hug from an old friend and, in the closing chapter, I almost shed a tear. s: