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Playing beatie bow

Ruth Park

Playing beatie bow

by Ruth Park

  • 128 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Family life -- Fiction,
    • Space and time -- Fiction,
    • Australia -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      A lonely Australian girl from a divided family is transported back to the 1880"s and an immigrant family from the Orkney Islands.

      Edition Notes

      For 10-14 year olds.

      StatementRuth Park.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.P2214 Pl 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination196 p. ;
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4262325M
      ISBN 100689308892
      LC Control Number81008097

        The time travel scene from the Australian movie, "Playing Beatie Bow", based on the award winning novel by Ruth Park. Abigail Kirk (Imogen . The Playing Beatie Bow Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like : Ruth Park.

      In Playing Beatie Bow, Ruth Park illustrates the lessons Abigail learns about the importance of the family. Although she was selfish and unforgiving at the beginning of the novel, through her experiences with the Bows Abigail learns to display the key elements in keeping a family together.   Background/plot summary: Playing Beatie Bow is a older children’s book by New Zealand/Australian author Ruth Park. In it, fourteen year old Abigail sees a strange young girl (thin, wearing odd clothes, “furry” shorn head) watching her babysitting charges play, especially when they play “Beatie Bow”, a ghost game.

      Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park. 4 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity. Grade; ; Genre; Science Fiction / Fantasy; Text Complexity; View All BGHB Awards Books. Book & Author Resources. Browse All Resources; Meet-the-Author Movies; Meet-the-Author Recordings; Audio Name Pronunciations; Book Guides.   Playing Beatie Bow is an Australian Children’s book written by Ruth Park. The story takes place in Sydney, Australia where Park had spent most of her adult years living. As I began reading this novel, I did not know what to expect. It started off with a fourteen-year-old girl named Abigail.


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Playing beatie bow by Ruth Park Download PDF EPUB FB2

Often when I re-read a book I loved as a child and haven't read since they don't quite live up to my memories, but Playing Beatie Bow definitely did.

I empathised with Abigail's feelings over the possibility of her separated parents getting back together after 4 years and understood her by: Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park and beautifully narrated Playing beatie bow book Kate Hood I have been listening to this on audio just a chapter or two at a time and loved it.

The setting is in Sydney, Australia, in a well worn place known as The Rocks which is an historic area in the centre of Sydney City and close to the harbour/5(33).

Playing Beatie Bow was first published in and I remember being of similar age to Abigail, the fourteen-year old protagonist when I first read the story.

The story is set in Sydney in the s. Over 30 years ago, Playing Beatie Bow fell into my hands (probably through my school or local library), and I 4/5. Playing Beatie Bow - Ruth Park - Google Books. When Abigail joins in the game of Beatie Bow she is transported back in time to a Sydney of the late 19th century where she meets the Bow family, whose fate she can predict, but which she is powerless to change.

Search. Images.4/5(8). Welcome to the LitCharts study guide on Ruth Park's Playing Beatie Bow. Created by the original team behind SparkNotes, LitCharts are the world's best literature guides.

Created by the original team behind SparkNotes, LitCharts are the world's best literature guides. Playing Beatie Bow could work well as a shared class book in Year 5 and 6, where the teacher could read aloud excepts from the book (or the whole book if you had time) and simultaneously look at some of the objects and activities discussed in the book.

By looking up these objects and activities, students will get so much more out of the book. Directed by Donald Crombie. With Imogen Annesley, Peter Phelps, Mouche Phillips, Nikki Coghill.

A discontented Sydney teenager travels back in time to /10(). She has written over fifty books, and her many awards include the prestigious Miles Franklin Award for Swords and Crowns and Rings; the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (USA) for Playing Beatie Bow and The Age Book of the Year Award for A Fence Around the Cuckoo/5(16).

Playing Beattie Bow by Ruth Park was an early obsession for Sophie Green. What are some of your book obsessions. If you loved THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, THE LITTLE COFFEE.

Playing Beatie Bow () About book: Fourteen-year-old Abigail is having a rough time. Her parents separated four years ago when her father left the family for a young girlfriend, but now he wants to reunite with his wife and move from Sydney to Norway.

Playing Beatie Bow is a third-person narrative, structured around the time travel of an adolescent girl from s Sydney to Sydney Town and back again without any apparent passage of time in her ‘real’ world.3/5(6).

I loved this book almost as much as the previous Ruth Park I read (Pink Flannel). Playing Beatie Bow works on several levels. First, it offers great entertainment just for the plot: Abigail, 14, a contemporary Sydney resident, travels in time back to /5(12).

Playing Beatie Bow Summary Abigail Kirk is born Lynette Kirk, a name her mother Katherine regrets and her father Weyland loves. When Abigail’s father leaves Abigail and Kathy for a younger woman, Abigail renounces the name Lynette, and chooses for herself “Abigail” because it sounds like. A thrilling adventure story for children and young adults by Ruth Park, Playing Beatie Bow follows Abigail as she is swept back to the Sydney of a hundred years ago by a scary game.

Ruth Park’s Playing Beatie Bow () is a fantastical, time-travel novel that is also fascinated with lived history. It is especially interested in the question of how, that is through what means and forms, our past is remembered and mediated/5(7).

Book Description A thrilling adventure story for children and young adults by Ruth Park, Playing Beatie Bow follows Abigail as she is swept back to the Sydney of a hundred years ago by a scary game/5(16).

Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park Puffin Books () Mass Market Paperback pages Children’s Speculative Fiction; Historical Fiction; Time Travel. Fourteen year old Abigail Kirk lives with her divorced mother in a high-rise apartment in one of Sydney’s oldest suburbs, The Rocks, right below the giant Harbour Bridge and near the Opera House.

Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park. 4 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Grade; ; Genre; Science Fiction / Fantasy; Text Complexity; Lexile Level: L; ATOS Reading Level: Currently Not Available; Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, Winner, View Award List Share. Playing Beatie Bow is a Australian time travel drama film.

It is directed by Donald Crombie and stars Imogen Annesley, Peter Phelps and Mouche Phillips. The screenplay by Peter Gawler and Irwin Lane is based on the novel by Ruth Park. 1 Plot summaryStarring: Imogen Annesley, Peter Phelps, Mouche.

Background/plot summary: Playing Beatie Bow is a older children’s book by New Zealand/Australian author Ruth Park. In it, fourteen year old Abigail sees a strange young girl (thin, wearing odd clothes, “furry” shorn head) watching her babysitting charges play, especially when they play “Beatie Bow”, a ghost game.

This year I am reading and rereading children and young adult 'classics' written by Australian women. Read more here.

Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park (, Penguin Classics - originally published by Thomas Nelson) Own copy Despite being a massive book worm as a child, I never read Playing Beatie Bow.

I think it probably. She has written over fifty books, and her many awards include the prestigious Miles Franklin Award for Swords and Crowns and Rings; the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (USA) for Playing Beatie Bow and The Age Book of the Year Award for A Fence Around the Cuckoo.5/5(2).

For a time before young adult books were really a thing, this is a good coming of age story that fills in the gaps between kids and teens, for those early years before becoming a fully-fledged teenager and are still trying to navigate growing up and moving on from childhood.

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