Swear to Howdy #2019

Swear to Howdy Wendelin Van Draanen Swear to Howdy A funny friendship turns serious in this haunting book about secrets lies and what it means to be a true friend Joey Banks is a walking adventure He s funny daring mischievous and frequently in tr

  • Title: Swear to Howdy
  • Author: Wendelin Van Draanen
  • ISBN: 9780440419433
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Paperback
  • Swear to Howdy Wendelin Van Draanen A funny friendship turns serious in this haunting book about secrets, lies, and what it means to be a true friend Joey Banks is a walking adventure He s funny, daring, mischievous and frequently in trouble Or he would be if anyone found out about half the stuff he s done Luckily, Rusty Cooper knows how to keep a secret Joey is the best friend Rusty s ever had, and hA funny friendship turns serious in this haunting book about secrets, lies, and what it means to be a true friend Joey Banks is a walking adventure He s funny, daring, mischievous and frequently in trouble Or he would be if anyone found out about half the stuff he s done Luckily, Rusty Cooper knows how to keep a secret Joey is the best friend Rusty s ever had, and he s not going to mess with that But then comes a secret that is at once too terrible to tell and too terrible to keep A secret so big it threatens to eat them alive What would a true friend do now Wendelin Van Draanen has written a richly layered book that offers a thought provoking look at the boundaries of friendship and what it really means to be true Triumph and tragedy mix in a compelling country tale of boys being boys Kirkus Reviews A poignant, thought provoking novel that will strike a chord with young readers hooked by the boyish antics of the early chapters, later to be emotionally drawn to the honest portrayal of characters struggling with the consequences that follow every action Midwest Book Review
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    1. Swear to Howdy by,Wendilin Van Draanen is a very well told novel about to friends that let practical jokes just go a little too far Every time they do something that nobody is supposed to know about they, Swear to Howdy to not tell a soul and when a prank goes just a little too far they end up with something lingering on their conscience I think that Wendilin Van Draanen does a GREAT job at making the reader want to read I personally liked the fact that Russell, In search of a friend, he begins [...]

    2. From time to time my brother, a seventh grade language arts teacher, passes books on to me His choices are usually good, but SWEAR TO HOWDY is a little masterpiece Van Draanen spins a charming story about two young boys, Joey and Rusty, and their small town adventures chasing huge frogs, shooting cans, and tormenting their older sisters are pure TOM SAWYER You can almost taste the long summer days But about two thirds of the way through this breezy tale the book takes an incredible 90 degree tur [...]

    3. Joey Banks is a walking adventure He s funny, daring, mischievous and frequently in trouble Or he would be if anyone found out about half the stuff he s done But Rusty Cooper knows how to keep a secret And Joey s the best friend he s ever had But then comes a secret that is at once too terrible to tell and too terrible to keep A secret so big it threatens to eat them alive What would a true friend do now This was a good book Lots of laughs, but definately some serious stuff and concequences.

    4. A very interesting book from the start to the very end You start to see the boys develop almost a brotherhood of how they trust each other and throughout the book and Russel shows great character whenever he doesn t tell the stunts that he and Rusty have pulled off to the siblings or parents of either boy This is a great story that redefines what a true friend is What is a true friend to you

    5. So far I ve read sixty four novels this 2011, and, for the first time this year, tears spilled from my eyes after reading Wendelin Van Draanen s Swear to Howdy did make me cry I SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER SUPER LIKE IT XD

    6. My class really enjoyed this story for read aloud Their attention was captured from the first chapter It really tied into our Celebrate life week at school While the ending is very sad and gets real fast, it is still a funny, entertaining, and worthy read for any class.

    7. A rollicking read that packed a surprising wallop I will be recommending this one for sure to teachers and students

    8. Spoiler Alert The book , Swear to Howdy has many events taken place Both good and bad The author Wendelin Van Draanen is a very talented author The story really was about the power of friendship and how your friends will always be there for you Wendelin shows the readers how the friendship between Joey and Russell is very important to the story If anything happens they are there for each other even if they know it s wrong Wendelin sends a message to her readers by showing that there is going to [...]

    9. Read with a student in school About two boys who have to keep making pacts because they pull pranks Really fun book for about 80% and then one prank goes very badly I couldn t believe how the book turned around at the end Realistic fiction, felt like it was set in the 50s or so Good but sad.

    10. Swear to Howdy is an absolute gem not just for children, but for everyone As this is the second book of Wendelin Van Draanen s that I have read, once again she shows that the simple little things matter A book for friends and for the family too Awesome for light reading.

    11. A really good story for middle grade readers and adults alike about being a friend and when to cross a line of trust to be a true friend.

    12. Decided to reread this old favorite and found it to be as powerful this time around as the first It was also my 100th book of summer vacation It s back to school tomorrow

    13. I liked this book because It was interesting Joey Banks and Rusty Cooper were best friends that always got into trouble together They have always lied for each other and did a lot of things that they were never supposed to do They would always do a promise handshake when they would do something they should never do.

    14. Never will I love a book than I love this one I read this book back when I was in elementary school, and it was a textbook example of the right book at the right time This book is a little unknown masterpiece that I will forever adore, it s simply delightful Even now I still love reading it, it s the perfect mix of hilarity and tragedy, and the most honest coming of age novel of it s kind Main character Rusty Cooper s narration is flawless, and the book s gradual transition from childhood wonde [...]

    15. Taking it too far Sometimes a joke goes too far, and someone gets hurt Sometimes a prank doesn t work quite right, and someone gets hurt When you are doing something you have to be aware of the consequences People can get hurt, without you meaning to hurt them, you shouldn t do things that are risky, illegal or dangerous that involve other people Because when someone gets killed, your tight.In the book, Swear To Howdy by, Wendelin Van Draanen The two main characters, Joey and Rusty are best frie [...]

    16. Have you ever thought about what you would do with all the secrets you ve kept from your parents Swear to Howdy is realistic fiction I really enjoyed reading this book because I feel that it realky stood out to me SPOILER ALERT Swear to Howdy is about two kids named Joey Banks and Russel Cooper who are constantly making things go bad but always swear to howdy that they wont tell anyone about what had happened They both live in a farmlike land next to a little river They both became bestfriends a [...]

    17. This book could have been written about many of the young men who attend our school We have many students with a great sense of humor Sometimes that sense of humor gets them into trouble Joey is a prankster He is constantly dreaming up practiacal jokes and schemes Rusty on the other hand is a bit reserved but goes along with Joey s ideas when he gets over the shock of them Rusty and Joey keep the truth of their adventures secret with a handshake and a swear to howdy promise Besides the pranks, [...]

    18. Gritty novel, great for discussion for older kids Two 12 yr old boys have all kinds of rowdy adventures Rusty meets Joey Joey s family is not as involved, shall we say, with his upbringing as Rusty s parents are The boys swim, fart, catch frogs, put bugs in their mutual teen sisters sodas, and generally cut up After Rusty s dad tests him to be sure that Joey has explained gun safety properly, his parents even let him help Joey shoot the squirrels that plague Joey s dad Rusty feels sick afterward [...]

    19. In the book Swear to Howdy, Rusty has just moved to Lost River In search of a friend, he begins spending time with the neighbor boy his age, Joey They become best friends and are always in search of the next mischievous activity You join Rusty and Joey on their adventures of teasing their sisters and stirring up trouble Most of it is harmless, until one day it goes terribly wrong Swear to Howdy was a cute book for me to read Despite it being target towards younger aged kids, I could still relate [...]

    20. Swear to Howdy is a story about about two boys, Joey and Rusty, and their sisters, Amanda Jane and Sissy They do silly things from getting bit by crappies to putting bugs in baseball watcher s coke cups The boys make a pact with everything they do They share their blood and swear to howdy The boys got a little carried away with one of their pranks one night They ended up killing someone they loved very much, and hurt several around them I LOVE this book I m not really one to read things that are [...]

    21. Swear to Howdy is a very quick read about the challenges of friendship between two boys, Russell and Joey, after a prank of theirs goes terribly wrong More than the first half of the book contains stories about the adventures of Joey and Rusty boy and pranks they get involved with, which attests to the closeness and power of their friendship In one such scenario, being charged with getting rid of squirrels a buck a pop, Joey accidentally shoots his violent and abusive father s cat Russell helps [...]

    22. Russell can t believe his luck his new neighbor he s just moved to the area has taken his weird name in stride and has decided everyone should call him Rusty The two become best friends quickly, and often find themselves needing to swear to howdy about adventures they have From Rusty s first use of a gun to the biggest frog ever to a recreation of a ghost, the two are typical boys trying to stay out of trouble and yet keep busy Van Draanen has written a strangely perfect book from a middle schoo [...]

    23. I lost this book Er, well, my brother lost it It was two weeks overdue before I found the book, and while I hurried to read it on the way to the library, unfortunately I couldn t manage to finish it So I have maybe twenty pages left.That said, I m a bit so so about it Other reviewers have said it is a boy s book, and that s true It s also a lot Children s than YA, and despite my love of YA, I tend to have a harder time getting into Children s books I have a feeling something bad is going to hap [...]

    24. This book is about two boys named Russell and Joey and their friendship with each other Joey has a very imaginary and creative mind He loves to play pranks on other people, especially with his sister Whenever Russell and Joey plans a prank, they make a pact and they both swear to never tell anybody about their pranks has a way of turning everything into an adventure, and also makes Russell swear to never to tell anyone about their pranks In the end, Russel breaks his promise to Joey and tells hi [...]

    25. Van Draanen is an excellent, adaptable writer I loved the dialect of this YA novel My son and daughter had this book read outloud to them in 7th grade and recommended that I read it Van Draanen is able to distinguish between her characters and voices as evidenced by Flipped while making each character believable I liked that there was a bad guy in this story but the horrible thing that happens which I was warned about by both kids wasn t because of this character, which is what I thought would h [...]

    26. AUTHOR PRESENTATIONThis book is about the main character, Rusty, and his best friend Joey The novel starts with their boyish adventures, but soon takes a serious tone Joey has an abusive father, and eventually, Rusty and Joey accidentally cause the death of Joey s sister As he has done in the past, Joey makes Rusty swear not to tell, but neither boy is dealing well with the secret In the end, Rusty barely prevents Joey s suicide It seems like Joey will never forgive Rusty for telling, but event [...]

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