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Trouble With Donovan Croft

by Bernard Ashley

  • 148 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Penguin UK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Imprint: Puffin Books

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7353063M
ISBN 100140309748
ISBN 109780140309744

Mar 14,  · But it is an extremely good book all the same. What Wasn’t So Good: It is quite confusing in the beginning because it doesn’t tell you what actually happened to Finn and it has really short chapters. Rating: **** Further Reading Suggestions. The Trouble With Donovan Croft by Bernard Ashley. Review by Rachel Flather, 7IL. The Trouble with Donovan Croft. xxx pages | " x " Share: Description. Product Details: Donovan Croft is sent to be fostered by Keith Chapman's family when Donovan's mother has to return to the West Indies. But the trauma of leaving his parents is too much for Donovan, and he becomes mute. He won't talk to Keith or his.

In 21 libraries. FICTION. When Keith gets a new foster brother, he's not too happy about it. But when this boy won't talk to him, Keith realizes that things are going to be much harder than he originally thought. And it's not just Keith who Donovan won't speak to - he won't speak to anybody at all. The other kids at school take Donovan's silence to be a sign of a bad attitude and start to. The Real Donovan Universal Soldier Like It Is, Was, and Evermore Shall Be A Touch of Music a Touch of Donovan Donovan's Greatest Hits The Best of Donovan This Is Donovan Donovan P. Leitch Catch the Wind () Hear Me Now Golden Hour of Donovan Colours () Early Treasures Donovan File Minstrel Boy Catch the Wind () Colours ().

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Jan 01,  · The Trouble With Donovan Croft book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Donovan Croft is sent to be fostered by Keith Chapman /5. Jun 05,  · The Trouble with Donovan Croft Paperback – 5 Jun by Bernard Ashley (Author) › Visit Amazon's Bernard Ashley Page.

search results for this author. Bernard Ashley (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 19 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price /5(4). Trouble With Donovan Croft (Puffin Books) [Bernard Ashley] on johnsonout.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Foster brothers were all right, thought Keith - he'd had them before. But how was he supposed to cope with Donovan5/5(1). The Trouble with Donovan Croft (Puffin Books) by Ashley, Bernard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at johnsonout.com The Trouble With Donovan Croft is a deceptively simple book.

Actually reading the story, the words on the page, wouldn't trouble a confident reader, but the content is. Donovan Croft is sent to be fostered by Keith Chapman's family. But the trauma Trouble With Donovan Croft book leaving his parents is too much for Donovan, and he becomes mute.

The combination of Donovan's silence, and the racist attitudes of pupils and teachers means trouble, and it's the growing bond between Donovan and Keith which helps them all find a way to resolution. The Trouble With Donovan Croft [Bernard Ashley] on johnsonout.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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His debut novel, The Trouble with Donovan Croft, published inwon "The Other Award", an alternative to the Carnegie Medal. A Kind of Wild Justice (), Running Scared (), and Little Soldier () were commended runners up for the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's johnsonout.comion: Trained as a teacher at Trent Park College of.

This month marks the 40th anniversary of The Trouble with Donovan Croft, a book that has remained a children’s classic ever since it was first published in Bernard Ashley’s first novel appeared at a time when children’s writers were increasingly creating books that challenged ideologies and addressed real issues affecting real children.

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Jun 05,  · As Bernard Ashley mentions, Donovan's condition was not fully understood at the time (it is now), but this is part of what makes the book so entertaining. It takes people a long time to realise the seriousness of Donovan's condition, and the reasons for it, but once it is recognised, Donovan is treated with more understanding/5(4).

Because of the sudden loss of his family, Donovan becomes silent. This, apparently, is the trouble with Donovan Croft: that he won’t speak his feelings and thoughts.

There are two groups of (white) people that interact with Donovan in Ashley’s book: the well-meaning and patronizing, and the violent.

Sep 11,  · A book lover's guide to building a brilliant children's library. No 45 The Trouble with Donovan Croft by Bernard Ashley (). The trouble with Donovan Croft is Author: Lucy Mangan. Jul 01,  · Buy the Paperback Book The Trouble with Donovan Croft by Bernard Ashley at johnsonout.com, Canada's largest bookstore.

+ Get Free Shipping on books over $25. The Good Book Guide Review. The trouble with Donovan Croft - when he has to be fostered and goes to a new school because his mother has gone to Jamaica for a while - is that he is too miserable to speak.

This sad yet often very funny book shows how school and foster home cope with the problem - and what happens to solve it. May 16,  · This month marks the 40th anniversary of The Trouble with Donovan Croft, a book that has remained a children’s classic ever since it was fi.

Jun 05,  · The Trouble with Donovan Croft by Bernard Ashley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(22). Oct 20,  · Bernard Ashley's The Trouble With Donovan Croft () is an Oxford Modern Classic. Philippa Pearce's book Tom's Midnight Garden is not just the exciting story of a Author: Lucy Mangan.

Jun 05,  · Buy The Trouble with Donovan Croft by Bernard Ashley from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: Reissue.Jul 16,  · Donavan’s Double Trouble Written by Monalisa DeGross Illustrated by Amy Bates Published by HarperCollins, Donavan’s friends say he has a math block.

They say no matter what he does or how hard he tries, he won’t understand until he has some sort of a math breakthrough. Donavan knows his friends are right, but he [ Read the full article.Although Keith is ostracized by his own friends for protecting Donovan, he gains in maturity through the experience, while also forging a strong relationship with Donovan.

Writing in the Children's Book Review, Barbara Sherrard-Smith declared that The Trouble with Donovan Croft has "rare quality," and Ashley "has a keen ear for dialogue.