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Helicopter man

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Bloomsbury, Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers , New York
Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Mental illness -- Fiction, Homelessness -- Fiction, Australia -- Fi

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About the Edition

Peter Sinclair cares for his father, who is mentally ill, and tries to make the most of their homeless life together.

Statementby Elizabeth Fensham.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.F3484 He 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3312242M
ISBN 101582349819
LC Control Number2004066007

Fensham penned "Helicopter Man" so skillfully Helicopter man book it reads first and foremost like a novel--not a story superimposed on facts about mental illness. As the story opens, year-old Pete and his father are "camping" in a dilapidated shed on someone's property.

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Helicopter Man book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Leonard da Vinci drew pictures of helicopters; Wilbur Wright said they woul /5(5). Helicopter man is a story about a boy who's father has schizophrenia.

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As the story opens, year-old Pete and his father are "camping" in a dilapidated shed on someone's property. Pete's father must stay hidden or on the move/5(6). Recognition Helicopter Man has been named a NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People.

Reviews "Staying firmly within the experience and understanding of a preteen, Fensham keeps the tension mounting as the boy goes back and forth between the tedium of his present life and his recollections of earlier days, when things were better.

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Her first novel, The Helicopter Man, won the CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers in Previous young adult novels include Miss McAllister’s Ghost and Goodbye Jamie Boyd.

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In chapter one of Helicopter Man it outlines key ideas and quickly engages the reader in the action and main issue of the story. Some of the characters introduced in chapter one would be Peter the protagonist who is writing in the diary informing us of what’s going on, Michael, Peter’s dad who is protecting them both from the Helicopters and the mother who is deceased and believed to be taken by the Helicopters.

About Helicopter Man. Pete's dad is being pursued by a secret organisation and both their lives are in danger. That's why they never stay in the same place long, and always stay out of sight. Pete knows he leads an unusual life for a twelve year old boy, but he's never dared to ask questions before.

Now he needs some answers. A homeless Australian boy sticks by his schizophrenic father as their fragile world disintegrates in this moving story of courage and devotion.

Pete and his father have been on the run living on the fringe since Pete's mother died six years ago. Pete's father believes they are being pursued by a conspiracy. Every time a helicopter flies overhead, they hide or move : Elizabeth Fensham.

Age: 12 years old D:O:B 9th of April Characteristics: Peter is tall for his age, has long black hair, dreamy cloud blue eyes, a tanned skin tone and has a gypsy look to him.

Peter is very bright and is interested in many things; he reads countless books to soak up the boredom of the day. Personality: Peter is certainly a very brave stayed loyal to his father throughout their ordeal.

Helicopter man Chapter 1 In your own words, describe the kind of life Pete leads. Do you believe that Pete’s decision to break into the general store was reckless or courageous.

Explain your answer. What strategies does Pete implement to give himself courage. Judging by what happened to the Afghan family in the social security. U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC () tell-FAA (() ).

Her first novel, The Helicopter Man, won the CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers in According to WorldCat, the book is held in libraries, [2] and has been translated into Italian by Loredana Serratore as Corri e non voltarti mai.

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Leonard da Vinci drew pictures of helicopters; Wilbur Wright said they would never work. But Igor Sikorsky proved him wrong, inventing the first working helicopter and building the.

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