The Nature of Jade [Deb Caletti] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A beautifully rendered coming-of-age story from the National Book. Grade 9 Up–Seventeen-year-old Jade DeLuna suffers from panic attacks brought on by realizations of her own mortality. In addition to therapy and prescribed. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr 9 Up–Seventeen-year-old Jade is a : Nature of Jade eBook: Deb Caletti: Kindle Store.

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I’m not sure why Deb Caletti chose to end the book that way, and I’m not even sure if I understand the meaning of it. I read some of the negative reviews of this before I picked it up, so I noticed flaws I might not have otherwise. Caaletti pick at the library.

That his grandmother aided him felt a little fishy to me, honestly, and I had a tough time relating to what he was doing. Received in our blogger goodie bag back at the Book Blogger Convention in ! They can be hard to find! Teen, 13 years old Written by Japanese Gal November 24, I liked Jade as a character.

But she wonders why he sometimes comes there at night after the zoo is closed, by himself. I learned a lot about elep This is by far one of the best books I have read. But Sebastian – he makes me feel like I just buried my nose in warm laundry. It was easy to empathize, really — almost too easy. What worries him so?

While it is indicated that Jade and Sebastian become intimate in their relationship, none of it is described. It’s not like there was nothing happening. Maybe you have to structure it all out to make a book work, but I hate when I am not involved enough to ignore the seams.


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Before I ring the doorbell, Sebastian opens the door. It wasn’t necessarily the super happy endings that you get with most books but it wasn’t a sad, tear your heart out ending. And at the end when Sebastian said they had to move to New Mexico, and Jade had the acceptance letter to the University of New Mexico, and her mom told her to go and be with the love-of-her-life, Sebastian, and his son, Bo, I was so happy especially since Jade and Sebastian both got there love with each other happy ending.

VOYA Panic attacks are what Jade DeLuna knows best, although medication and an understanding therapist have recently helped her to cope more successfully.

Book review: ‘The Nature of Jade’ by Deb Caletti

She leaves up the 24 hour elephant watch from the zoo’s website in her room everyday. Ok at the first mention, but do we need to be told this same thing several times?

I also really love Caletti’s writing style, the way she describes things with more than just their visual appearance really works for me. Sometimes the best books are found on the clearance tables and this is just another example of that. I enjoy a good coming-of-age story, but perhaps I’ll have to accept that young adult books today might just focus on too many issues for me.

Should she tell her mother?

I would venture to say that it is now my favorite book. One day, while leaving the zoo, she finally meets the young man. Her relationship with friends. Or maybe it’s his soft clothes and warm eye I enjoyed my second Deb Caletti book much more than the previous one I read of hers Honey, Baby, Nsture but I still have conflicted feelings Do you natrue any of the portrayals to be accurate — or are they lacking in any way?


But, Sebastian is hiding a secret that will change their plans for the future, and the secret raises ethical considerations that are difficult to resolve. And Sebastian turns out to be the perfect guy except for the nagging doubts that she can’t shake. Jade even keeps a live zoo webcam on in her room to soothe herself over daily stresses. Is it OK for kids to read books outside deh reading levels? If I do, will it develop into a relationship?

But one thing helps Jade through her illness- visiting elephants at a local zoo, only blocks away. This book is about This girl Named Jade. Over all it was cool,fast, and kindda deep read. But i really liked the parts caketti was in, i loved his child, i thought their relationship progressed rather fast Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Calstti she has always found elephants relaxing, she spends her more anxious moments gazing at the edb at the local zoo on their Web cam. The mother and fathers hard trial sepertation. This story of a young calettj growing up, falling in love with a boy, a baby, the elephantsand learning to renegotiate all the important relationships in her life is told with such heart and in such resonant language that the reader wants to meet and know these characters in real life.

However, I didn’t really like Jade.