Start studying slob (by ellen potter) learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Slob by ellen potter is a moving story about brilliant boy who is stuck in the past and struggling with his future potter, ellen slob new york: the penguin group. Find great deals for slob by ellen potter (hardback, 2009) shop with confidence on ebay. Summary outrageously funny and smart, this story of an obese boy who takes on his bullies is as heartwarming as it is clever twelve-year-old owen birnbaum is the fattest kid in school. Slob by ellen potter initially pulled me in with likable characters and a myriad of unfolding mysteries revealed throughout the book owen is the smartest and fattest kid at his school, and is often bullied by peers and adults in his life.
Read a free sample or buy slob by ellen potter you can read this book with apple books on your iphone, ipad, ipod touch, or mac. Book trailer for slob by ellen potter slob is published by scholastic, inc more information about the author and her books can be found at wwwellenpottercom. Ellen potter is the creator of my favorite clairvoyant sleuth, olivia kidney, who now has three books to her nameshe has also written pish posh, which also involves some serious detective work on the part of main character clara frankofile.
Slob by ellen potter is the latest example of a book that i discovered on twitter when the author asked if anyone was interested in receiving a copy i recognized ms potter's name because my daughter has all of the olivia kidney books, so i jumped at the chance. Ellen potter is an author i wouldn't mind discussing a few things with, but really, by the time i finished slob, i wished that owen was a friend of mine i could call up and talk about the world with. Finn is a self-described loser he's more comfortable with his books than with people, and he's only got one true friend who doesn't zone out when he talks. This year, i started with slob by ellen potter it's about a 12 year old boy, owen, who is known for being the fattest kid in the school it's about a 12 year old boy, owen, who is known for being the fattest kid in the school. With a title like slob, and an image of a partly eaten oreo cookie on the cover, it's hard not to be intrigued within the first couple of pages i was completely absorbed by the tale of a super smart kid, owen brinbaum owen's voice is loud and clear, he speaks from the heart whether in spoken.
I read the book, slob by ellen potter slob is about owen birnbaum, the fattest kid in his school, but also a genius everyone bullies him, even his gym teacher. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for slob at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. This quarter i read the book slob by ellen potter it is about a boy name owen that is as he says,57% fatter than your average 7 th grader however, being fat is not the only thing he is made fun of for. An intriguingly offbeat mystery concerning the theft of cookies from a boy's lunch, at turns humorous, suspenseful and poignant intelligent owen is the fattest kid in his middle school, having packed on the pounds after a major upheaval in his life caused him to begin turning to food as a source of comfort. Slob by ellen potter with her trademark humor, ellen potter has created a larger-than-life character and story whose weight is immense when measured in heart.
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Book summary: owen birnbaum is a twelve-year-old boy who is fatter and smarter than most kids his age he is a creator of inventions from parts he finds he lives with his mom and his sister, jeremy, in new york city. Dear mrs zrihen, i have nearly finished the book slob by ellen potter here was a passage i really enjoyed on page 92: nine minutes of standing outside in the frigid cold in my gym shorts, two and a half minutes of walking to the lunch closet.
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