Gravity Brings Me Down

Gravity Brings Me Down

Book - 2009
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A smart and thoughtful story about self-discovery, acceptance, and finding friendship -- all in the places you'd least expect.

Sioux Smith is sharp, funny, and wry, and is pretty certain that she sees the world of high school differently from everyone else -- a belief that is cemented when she makes an uneasy discovery about one of her school's "popular" teachers. And while she feels alone at her high school and in her unique slant on small-town life, Sioux finds a kindred spirit in the most unlikely of people: an elderly stranger, who has more insight despite her progressing dementia than anyone else in Sioux's life. What Sioux and "Miss Marple" learn about each other over tea, illicitly secreted wine, and Coronation Street, makes for a novel with heart and grit in equal measure.
Publisher: Toronto : Doubleday Canada, c2009.
ISBN: 9780385667326
Characteristics: 240 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.


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Apr 12, 2012

Read this book for my English ISU and it was pretty good. The story was interesting, and the protagonist can relate to many teens and even other people who just question the worth of living. I think it was sweet too, the way Sioux takes care of that old lady and they share so much. Not bad.

shannonleemcnaughty Apr 26, 2011

I was told by a lot of people that this book was very boring so I'm afraid I didn't read it. So please forgive me!

millie705 Apr 17, 2011

This was such a good book! It was funny, and easy to understand! :) Anyone who hasn't read it, defiantly should!

Pyyra Apr 11, 2011

This was by far my favorite book from this batch. Gravity Brings Me Down threw me into an emotional roller coaster! From depression to joy and everything in between!

aileenosullivan Apr 08, 2011

I couldn't get into this book at first, but once i did i really enjoyed it!

kungfuforeshadowing Mar 03, 2011

This book was interesting and sarcastic. At times I found myself thinking how inconcievable the choices she made were. I did gow fond of the protagonist and a couple other characters.

OxyMoronic Mar 03, 2011

I really enjoyed this book, it was a tad unbelievable plot wise but I thought it was quirky and fun. I was thoroughly amused by the novel and found myself laughing at the oddest of times. This book was a great light read and one of my favourite nominees of the White Pine Award.

cheeseyonions Mar 03, 2011

This book brought me down

ShailinPartyPoison Mar 03, 2011

looks good, looking forward to reading it :)

sirreadalot1 Mar 02, 2011

book kinda feel a bit demented but still loved teh book i tells a lot bout realationships and how they dewpend on ur life
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