Every Little Thing in the World. Nina de Gramont, Author. S&S/Atheneum $ (p) ISBN I wish I could say that about Nina de Gramont’s book, Every Little Thing in the World, but I can’t. This book, about a teenage girl dealing with her. Every Little Thing in the World. Deborah Stevenson. de Gramont, Nina. Every Little Thing in the World. Atheneum, [p]. ISBN $

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Jun 29, Barbara rated it did not like it. No one ever wears a PFD. Originally, I wasn’t too interested in this book.

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So guys, definitely worth the read either way. When they portage, Worlf and her best friend carry the canoe together like rank amateurs who don’t know what yoke pads are for. Well, not exactly, you know what I mean. Overall, an empty summer read that you can enjoy if you’re bored and don’t expect anything at all.

Early on, Sid says she liked canoeing until she discovered beer and boys. By the end, I actually started to have a little respect for Sydney.

Every Little Thing in the World

I ordered this to fulfill the Young Adult Book Club’s 17th quarterly challenge, although teen pregnancy books are seldom my thing. There were other little things that I didn’t like very much either. Second was the idiocy that Natalia portrayed at times.

I also liked how Gramont had Sydney bouncing back and forth between decisions, especially after learning about a big family secret that her best friend, Natalia, discovered about herself. I’m not someone who believes in abortion, although I used to think it wasn’t a big deal.


Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. I know this may sound strange, but I love reading books that contain teen pregnancy. I did like the secondary characters, though, because I enjoyed how Nina had them each come from a different and diverse background that made them stand out in their own unique way.

I didn’t find it predictable and Sydney’s decision surprised me. She was constantly trying to figure out what the right thing to do was, and it didn’t help that her best friend was always pushing her opinions on her. Although they were pretty typical–the pretty boy celebrity, the hot best friend, the badass, and even the main character who was the pretty average girl, they all had another side to them that went beyond their stereotypes.

word Sydney, 16, gets pregnant and is sent away for the summer on a canoeing trip. Every Little Thing in the World is now one of my favourite releases of ! Instead of being depressed, she takes the opportunity of the camp to enjoy her life differently. The female counselor becomes frustrated and screams, “Boys in the back, girls in the front! View all 7 comments. I understand that it is a women’s choice, and a women’s choice alone, but it’s just something I wouldn’t myself choose to do.


Mick is frightening and obnoxious, yet capable of genuine support worlx Sydney, and, whether she likes it or not, he matters to her. After she and her best friend, Natalia, sneak out to a party one night, her mother ships her off to her father for the summer so that he can deal with her.

A camper drops her pack in the water and the counselor grumbles and pulls out the sleeping bag ninz dry, because who’s ever hear of wet bags? I thought this would be a book about the unfortunate pregnant high school girl and maybe her lame boyfriend and her best friend. Quotes from Every Little Thin My problem was the fact that Sydeny didn’t change.

Every Little Thing in the World by Nina de Gramont

The interaction between Sydney and everyone else is fantastic, like a well-balanced meal that is nutritious and delicious at the same time. This overall, was a good book. Second, the plot and cast of characters are so interesting and fully realized. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Read this for a beautiful and amazing in-depth look into teenage interaction and decision-making.

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