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Ron Koertge

Autor(a) de Stoner & Spaz

37+ Works 2,362 Membros 122 Reviews 2 Favorited

About the Author

A prolific writer, Ron Koertge is the author of many books of poetry, prose, novels-in-verse, and fiction for teenagers. His most recent book, Sex World, was released in Fall 2014 from Red Hen Press. Ron is the recipient of grants from the N.E.A. and the California Arts Council. His books have been mostrar mais honored by the American Library Association and two have received PEN awards, among other accolades. He currently lives in South Pasadena, CA. mostrar menos

Obras de Ron Koertge

Stoner & Spaz (2001) 495 cópias, 27 resenhas
Shakespeare Bats Cleanup (2003) 284 cópias, 16 resenhas
Strays (2007) 188 cópias, 5 resenhas
Lies, Knives, and Girls in Red Dresses (2012) 168 cópias, 28 resenhas
Boy Girl Boy (2005) 150 cópias, 10 resenhas
Margaux with an X (2004) 136 cópias, 4 resenhas
Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs (2010) 134 cópias, 5 resenhas
The Brimstone Journals (2001) 130 cópias, 5 resenhas
The Arizona Kid (1988) 122 cópias, 2 resenhas
Deadville (2008) 103 cópias, 6 resenhas
Coaltown Jesus (2013) 94 cópias, 6 resenhas
Now Playing: Stoner & Spaz II (2011) 64 cópias, 4 resenhas
Confess-O-Rama (Laurel-Leaf Books) (1996) 51 cópias, 1 resenha
Where the Kissing Never Stops (1981) 43 cópias, 1 resenha
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright (1994) 32 cópias
The Harmony Arms (1992) 23 cópias, 1 resenha
The Ogre's Wife (2013) 19 cópias
The Boy in the Moon (1979) 18 cópias
Geography of the Forehead (2000) 15 cópias
The Heart of the City (1998) 13 cópias, 1 resenha
Vampire Planet (2016) 7 cópias
Sex World (2014) 6 cópias
Fever (2006) 5 cópias
Father Poems (1973) 4 cópias
Indigo (2009) 3 cópias
Olympusville (2018) 3 cópias
100 Things to Write About (1997) 2 cópias
Yellow Moving Van (2018) 2 cópias
High School Dirty Poems (1991) 1 exemplar(es)
And Through The Woods 1 exemplar(es)
The Boogeyman (1980) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (2003) — Contribuinte — 779 cópias, 10 resenhas
180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day (2005) — Contribuinte — 366 cópias, 9 resenhas
13: Thirteen Stories That Capture the Agony and Ecstasy of Being Thirteen (2003) — Contribuinte — 222 cópias, 4 resenhas
How Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of Identity (2009) — Contribuinte — 217 cópias, 8 resenhas
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Contribuinte — 209 cópias
The Best American Poetry 2006 (2006) — Artista da capa — 191 cópias, 5 resenhas
On the Fringe: Stories (2001) — Contribuinte — 183 cópias, 3 resenhas
Tomorrowland: 10 Stories About the Future (1999) — Contribuinte — 125 cópias, 3 resenhas
Avatar: The Last Airbender - Team Avatar Tales (2019) — Contribuinte — 125 cópias, 1 resenha
Baseball Crazy: Ten Short Stories that Cover All the Bases (2008) — Contribuinte — 120 cópias, 1 resenha
Owning It: Stories About Teens with Disabilities (2008) — Contribuinte — 113 cópias, 2 resenhas
Twice Told: Original Stories Inspired by Original Artwork (2006) — Contribuinte — 112 cópias, 4 resenhas
Every Man for Himself: Ten Original Stories About Being a Guy (2005) — Contribuinte — 95 cópias, 7 resenhas
What Are You Afraid Of?: Stories about Phobias (2006) — Contribuinte — 90 cópias, 1 resenha
Destination Unexpected: Short Stories (2003) — Contribuinte — 78 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Poets' Grimm: 20th Century Poems from Grimm Fairy Tales (2003) — Contribuinte — 67 cópias, 1 resenha
Such a Pretty Face: Short Stories About Beauty (2007) — Contribuinte — 56 cópias, 4 resenhas
The Erotic Impulse: Honoring the Sensual Self (1992) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias, 1 resenha
What a Song Can Do: 12 Riffs on the Power of Music (2004) — Contribuinte — 50 cópias, 1 resenha
Twelve Shots (1997) — Contribuinte — 39 cópias, 1 resenha
Taking Aim: Power and Pain, Teens and Guns (2015) — Contribuinte — 37 cópias
Things I'll Never Say: Stories About Our Secret Selves (2015) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias, 1 resenha
The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry (1982) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Stooge Thirteen, Spring 1975 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Telephone 11 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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“Stoner & Spaz” is a story about two possibly-but-not-likely average teens living in the L.A. suburbs. It is a great story, and Ron Koertge has terrific timing. Ben is sixteen-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who one day holds an extended conversation with one of his classmates, a girl who loves drugs. They have almost nothing in common, but become interesting events in each other’s lives. Despite, or perhaps because of, his grandmother’s disapproval, Ben falls for Colleen. But can he handle? Side plot: Ben is a film aficionado and his new divorcee neighbor is a free spirit that has dabbled in film-making with a documentary on heart-donor recipients. Ben decides to create his own. Some of the story are cliché and predictable. And the story plot is one expected from an after-school special. However, the details and dialogue Koertge levers are quite honest and real. He writes an interesting commentary on adolescent life today.… (mais)
 
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mimo | outras 26 resenhas | Dec 18, 2023 |
Poor. Cliched, a bit trite & stereotyped. :(
 
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MakebaT | outras 9 resenhas | Sep 3, 2022 |
So this is the fourth poetry book I've read today. I love the month of April when I start my Poetry unit in my classroom. This book may just bet he one that pulls in my reluctant boys. Kevin loves nothing more than playing baseball. Suddenly he is knocked out of playing by a severe case of Mono. He barely has the strength to walk across the room. Not only can he not play baseball, but he can't go to school. When he isn't napping he has started writing poetry. His writer father has given him a notebook. In his father's office he finds a book about writing poetry that he sneaks to his room. He doesn't want anyone to know that he is writing poetry. For him this becomes a way of looking at and dealing with so many things in his life. It is a way of connecting with his thoughts and feelings about losing his mother. So loved this book. I can't wait to read the second one, "Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs".… (mais)
 
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skstiles612 | outras 15 resenhas | Apr 24, 2022 |
Eh. If you’re looking for really thought provoking poetic twists on fairy tale stories, go find Anne Sexton’s Transformations. This one’s contemporary, and a really fast read, but the best thing about the book is the title. I suppose if you've got reluctant readers, it might be a decent choice, but it just feels like something dumbed down for teen readers.
 
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jennybeast | outras 27 resenhas | Apr 14, 2022 |

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Obras
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