Every Little Thing in the World. Nina de Gramont, Author. S&S/Atheneum $ (p) ISBN I wish I could say that about Nina de Gramont’s book, Every Little Thing in the World, but I can’t. This book, about a teenage girl dealing with her. Every Little Thing in the World. Deborah Stevenson. de Gramont, Nina. Every Little Thing in the World. Atheneum, [p]. ISBN $

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This was a really pointless story in my opinion. Open Preview See a Problem? But this book did help me understand and empathize a little more with girls who make that choice and where they are coming from. DO NOT read this book if you want to read fiction about the outdoors, or if you want to read books about adventurous women, or women behaving sensibly in the wilderness.

It was decently written and pretty realistic. She overcomes many personal conflicts and she learns that she must live in the present not in the fear of tomorrow. YA Bliss rated it liked it Shelves: The next day, their camp counselors introduce themselves and then Sid and the rest of the campers have twenty-four hours of unsupervised time.

The actual writing of the gramojt is very good. I also liked how Gramont had Sydney bouncing back and forth between decisions, especially after learning about a big family secret that her best friend, Natalia, discovered about herself. This overall, was a good book. Besides creating an authentic main character, Gramont also did a phenomenal job on supporting characters and their relationship with Sydney.

I read an wvery interview de Gramont gave on one of the blogs where she discussed the epilogue in the story. This was, of course, a big deal since I am not a book buyer. Surprisingly, I adored this book. I didn’t find it predictable and Sydney’s decision surprised me. Lists thd This Book. A couple years ago, I was enchanted by the cover and description of a book called Gossip of the Starlings by Nina de Gramont and purchased it.


She made the canoe trip sound so cool and refreshing.

Creative, realistic, and rapturing, Every Little Thing in the World is a must-read! This was a fantastic read.

Oct 06, Heidi rated it did not like it. God has given us a conscious to know when something we are doing is wrong. After reading some of the reviews of Every Little Thing I would like to first say that Nina De Gramont can receive my humble apology whenever she would like.

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Every Little Thing in the World by Nina de Gramont

Add to Cart Add to Cart. Sign up and get a free eBook! De Gramont avoids easy stereotypes and creates real human beings. She was constantly trying to figure out what the right thing to do was, and it didn’t help that her best friend was always pushing her opinions on her. Oct 28, Sab H. The story was good but felt like Oposing sides of the issue were never really adressed.

Every Little Thing in the World « Nina de Gramont

But in a way, I couldn’t stand it. Now there’s just something about when I think of it, it feels totally and completely wrong. And, thank you, Nina de Gramont, for writing a YA book with an “abortion-is-okay-too” message. Reviewed by Breanna F. Also, you could feel her frustration on which choice to make- have it or abort it?

Apr 13, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: This book is about 16 year old Sydney Biggs. By the end of the book I believe that she has had her fill of the “fun” life. There’s talk of learning the J-stroke, as though that were the only stroke in canoeing. Tommy, the father of the baby, only makes an appearance once, but I think his character development was perfect for someone who only has a brief relationship with Sydney.

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Hardcoverpages. Aug 27, Sayantani Dasgupta rated it oittle liked it. It sounds exhausting grampnt fun at the same time! There isnt really a point to it except some girl gets caught at a keg party with her best friend who is from sweden i think and then she finds out shes pregnant and her parents are divorced and her dad is a hippy that has the same ideas as sr amina with fast food and stuff so the main girl moves with her weird hippy dad then he sends her away so rgamont tells her best friend that shes being sent away to canada for a kanoo trip t The book was extreamly weird and i dont think i recomend it for anyone.


hhe I especially loved the characters and how they all had a personality to them, which is what usually lacks in other novels, and the setting in the Canadian wilderness. I think de Gramont perfectly captured the troubles of a pregnant teen and brought up some interesting points.

I couldn’t decide if I thought the reader was trying to infuse emotion into her reading; she often sounded annoyed hhing sad or bored. She seemed so cruel, and cynical about the whole pregnancy aspect, and at times, she found herself thinking “If I did I just don’t understand why read something that has no resolution whatsoever. They presumably portage with a full cooler.

Over the course o Originally, I wasn’t too interested in this book. Not only all this, Sydney was back and forth as to whether she should keep the baby, and while doing so, she barely ate. I’ll be looking forward to reading more from this author in the future.

So I had to listen to the whole book to find out. She wasn’t living in a bad home, she wasn’t poor, she had nothing obvious like so. I suspect that some of these issues are more because I am well past my teen years.