The girl who owned a city by O. T. Nelson

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Published by Runestone Press in Minneapolis .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Survival -- Fiction.,
  • Science fiction.

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When a plague sweeps over the earth killing everyone except children under twelve, ten-year-old Lisa organizes a group to rebuild a new way of life.

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Book details

StatementO.T. Nelson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.N4358 Gi 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1104152M
ISBN 100822531526
LC Control Number94029210

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Jan 01,  · Dannielle Nebinski (the Girl Who Owned a City) Genre: Graphic Novel. Lisa Nelson is a 10 year old girl, who along with her little brother Todd, are trying to survive in a Chicago suburb after a deadly virus Killed everyone in the world over the age of They survive by /5.

Oct 12,  · The Girl Who Owned a City: The Graphic Novel Paperback – January 1, by O. (Terry) Nelson (Author), Joëlle Jones (Illustrator)4/5(47).

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Jan 01,  · The original The Girl Who Owned a City was written in This year it has been adapted into graphic novel form. This is an amazing and powerful story of fencingveterans2013.com and her brother Todd live in a suburb of Chicago.

All the adults have died due to a bizarre virus. Children are now forced to fend for themselves. They are weak and hungry/5(6). A plague has swept through the city, killing everyone above the age of twelve.

Lisa is a very intelligent ten-year-old, and the children will survive and be saf The Girl Who Owned a City. By O. Nelson.

Grades. Genre. Fiction. A plague has swept through the city, killing everyone above the age of twelve. Other Books You Might Like. The Girl Who Owned A City () About book: This book wasn't for me.

With its original frommany things just no longer make sense. With all of the adults are wiped out by disease, this book initially reminded me of Lord of the Flies, so I was intrigued. After just a few pages though, it was obviously nothing like Lord of the Flies.

Some stories come around and you can’t help but keep reading them. One of those books is The Girl Who Owned a City by O.T. Nelson. It’s an amazingly descriptive story about a world that is only inhabited by kids. The story starts by 10 year old Lisa, the main character, breaking into a vacant house to steal supplies like food and candles/5.

This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on The Girl Who Owned a City by O.T. Nelson. In The Girl Who Owned a City, a virus has killed off The girl who owned a city book over twelve. Ten-year-old Lisa Nelson takes on a leadership role, finding stores of food and organizing Grand Avenue for protection against gangs.

The Girl Who Owned a City is a graphic novel adaptation of O. Nelson's classic children's book from the s by comic book veterans, Dan Jolley and Joëlle Jones. It is set in a post-apocalyptic world where everyone over the age of twelve has died of a mysterious virus.

The. Girl Who Owned A City: The Graphic Novel () About book: I'm on the lookout for middle school appropriate graphic novels that can appeal to any gender/sex. Though the pacing seemed too quick at times, the designs are amazing.

I can always appreciate a female lead too, although the minority characters were often left undeveloped and in the background. A killing virus has swept the earth, sparing only children through the age of twelve. There is chaos everywhere, even in formely prosperous mid-America.

Gangs and fierce armies of children begin to form almost immediately. It would be the same for the children on Grand Avenue but for Lisa, a ten-year-old girl who becomes their leader.

Because of Lisa, they have food, even toys, in abundance/5(20). Aug 01,  · In the book, The Girl Who Owned a City, by fencingveterans2013.com, a courageous 10 year old girl, Lisa, is appointed leader of the children on Grand Avenue, America.

As soon as the deadly plague hits, gangs of fierce and ruthless children begin to fencingveterans2013.com by: 6. The Girl Who Owned a City - Part One: Chapters 4 and 5 Summary & Analysis O.T. Nelson This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Girl Who Owned a City.

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DOWNLOAD or READ The Girl Who Owned a City () in PDF, EPUB formats. review 1: I would never recommend this for teens EVER.

Too didactic and somewhere along the lines of. The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city.

This graphic novel adaption of ‘The Girl Who Owned a City’ finishes out at pages total, whereas the book in which it was adapted from ends on page One might regard them as both short reads but sincerely there is substance within these pages.

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The Girl Who Owned a City Worksheets and Literature Unit by O.T. Nelson (Grades ). Start studying The Girl Who Owned a City. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The Girl Who Owned a city is about a ten-year-old girl named Lisa who along with her younger brother, Todd, survive a plague that kills anyone over the age of twelve.

So basically it's the s version of Lord of the Flies with a female protagonist/5(20). The Girl Who Owned a City is a young adult, science fiction book.

It is about a deadly plague which has devastated Earth, killing all the adults. Lisa and her younger brother Todd are struggling to stay alive in a world where no one is safe. Other children along Grand Avenue need help as well.

They /4(56). Sep 01,  · Read "The Girl Who Owned a City" by O. (Terry) Nelson available from Rakuten Kobo. A deadly plague has devastated Earth, killing all the adults.

Lisa and her younger brother Todd are struggling to stay a. The Girl Who Owned A City may not feature a girl worried about her bra size or petty gossip, but instead has a preteen trying to survive and rebuild. That is not a slam on Margaret, which is an everyday portrait of a child turning into an adult and a classic, but a commentary on very different situations/5(43).

Nov 22,  · In The Girl Who Owned a City (first publishedreissued ), O.T. Nelson creates an entirely unbelievable post-apocalyptic scenario for middle-grade fencingveterans2013.com the past month, the world population of adults has died of a rapidly spreading plague. All that remains in ten-year-old Lisa’s immediate world are other children, all under the age of twelve.

This allows children to learn and study questions that will be based upon all the chapters in the novel The Girl who Owned a City. I like how "The Girl Who Owned a City" begins a dialogue on what leadership and responsibility means and focuses on that theme rather than "Oh-no zombies" thread that seems to draw YA readers.

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Nelson is an artist and writer who lives in Minnesota More about O. Nelson. Get this from a library. The girl who owned a city: the graphic novel.

[O T Nelson] -- A deadly virus killed every adult on Earth, leaving only the kids behind. With her parents gone, Lisa is responsible for her little brother, Todd.

She has to make sure they stay alive. Many kids are. A description of tropes appearing in Girl Who Owned a City. A post-apocalyptic sci-fi YA novel by O.T. Nelson. When a plague sweeps through the world and. The Girl Who Owned A City. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source.

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The Girl Who Owned a City by O.T. Nelson # of pages Main Characters Setting Introduction - How does the book begin. Describe how Lisa provided food for others. Describe the threats gangs posed. Explain the set-up of the old high school into a city/castle.

The Girl Who Owned a City Chapters 10 - 17 Test. This is a TAKS formatted test for the send part of The Girl Who Owned a City by O.T.

Nelson. Each multiple choice question is worth 1 point. and the 3 open ended questions are worth 10 points each. Apr 23,  · Having things is something, but not everything. Earning the values for your life is more than just something, it is everything. The Plot: This book starts with your classic post-apocalyptic survival premise: at some point before the story begins, a viral plague has killed off everyone over the age of In the ruins of suburban.

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