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Jolted: Newton Starker's rules for survival Newton Goddard Starker Lives With A Mysterious Curse Members Of The Starker Family Attract Lightning, And Nearly All His Relatives Have Died From Lightning Strikes Newton Is Determined To Beat The Odds, And He May Have Found The Answer Jerry Potts Academy For Survival, A Boarding School In Moose Jaw, Canada Its Motto Is Survival Through Fierce Intelligence Newton S Ready To Learn, And To Be Remembered In The School S Hall Of Heroes But For A Boy Who S Spent Most Of His Life In A Protective Dome, Making Friends Proves Almost As Challenging As The Struggle To Survive Especially When He S Vying For Top Marks With The Dynamo Violet Quon, A Force Of Nature.

  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • Jolted: Newton Starker's rules for survival
  • Arthur Slade
  • English
  • 15 October 2018
  • 9780385747004

About the Author: Arthur Slade

Arthur Slade was raised in the Cypress Hills of southwest Saskatchewan and began writing at an early age He is the author of the bestselling

10 thoughts on “Jolted: Newton Starker's rules for survival

  1. says:

    Great fun, a fully charged story Arthur Slade is an award winning author His honours include Governor General s Award, Mr Christie s Book Award, Saskatchewan Book Award, and Red Maple Honour Book This book is both shocking and electrifying in its tale and the mastery in telling it.Our hero is than a little unusual for he is Newton Stalker He is the second last surviving Stalker, for his whole family has been decimated by lightning strikes Having recently lost his mother, he moves to the Jerry Potts Academy of Higher Learning and Survival in Moose Jaw It is a school far entertaining than Hogwarts The school s motto is Survival Through Fierce Intelligence The board considered all factors in allowing Newton to attend and even upgraded all of the buildings lightning rod protection.The cast of characters is zany and fun from Newton s only surviving Stalker relative, his Great Grandmother Enid who is 102 and lives in a retirement home in Moose Jaw, to Newton s first friend Jacob Edward Clarke, an aspiring author, ...

  2. says:

    This book is Young Adult Fiction and I have rated it from that point of view.Arthur Slade has given us a story about a 14 year old boy with a very unusual heritage For over 200 years the Starker family have all been killed by lightning Newton is the last male descendant and as such is extremely restricted in his lifestyle, something a lot of young people will relate to His home is equivalent to living in a bunker I really enjoyed this book, and I m sure it will appeal to this age group Every chapter is short, every episode is a chapter Aside from the constant fear of lightning, always check the weather before going out , when Newton enrolls in the Jerry Potts Academy of Higher Living and Survival in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, he learns about friendship, trust, overcoming fear, and above all patience, although it takes the whole book to teach him the last.Newton s Survival List is the filler and the glue that joins the chapters The book is very...

  3. says:

    If I could give this book 5000000 stars I would Probably one of the best younger YA books I have read in a while Jolted has a little bit of everything in it, from cooking, to survival to incredibly smart pigs The humor kept me laughing in my office much to the annoyance of my office mates and the small bit of action...

  4. says:

    Yup, bought it It took a bit to get into because this is a different book But what a fun read this turned out to be I have read the first few pages to classes and kids get hooked immediately Usually I book talk the book, but have found that reading those first pages grab the kids effectively with this book It is pretty hard to talk the book and give the right tone to this very odd kid who lives in fear of death by lightning strike because of his family s history How he faces the ...

  5. says:

    I abandoned this and then picked it up again later and ended up liking this one better than I expected to I finished reading it on a day when I really needed something that wasn t quite as heavy as serious fare And, thinking about it, the voice of the main character, Newton, wa...

  6. says:

    Odd Disjointed At times irresistible Ending bleh Slow start Best part was josephine.

  7. says:

    This book was kind of funny, in a sometimes slightly evil way I loved reading about the adventures of Newt and his friends, and I m totally in love with his pig Josephine It was well written, and I really liked the very short sections which meant I could pick it up as a reward whilst doing jobs clean the loo and read a section. sweep the floor and read a bit I ve even recomm...

  8. says:

    This is a fun, easy read by a proven young adult author Newton Starker has a serious problem He belongs to a family cursed to die by lightning strike Hoping to improve his chances, Newton chooses to attend a boarding school that focuses on teaching students survival skills Newton s adventures and misadventures at school provides the context for Slade to ...

  9. says:

    Thoroughly entertainingWhat an interesting premise for a story, the last member of a family troubled with death by lightning strike attends a school for survival and cuisine among other important arts Each story of Arthur Slade s I read, whether written for YA or adult, is just excellent

  10. says:

    Newton has it rough His Starker family members get killed by lightning, so his great grandmother is his only surviving family His father isn t a Starker Newton has decided to try the Jerry Potts Academy for Survival, maybe this place can teach him the skills he needs to survive Great read, hilari...

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