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The Nature of Jade [Deb Caletti] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A beautifully rendered coming-of-age story from the National Book. Grade 9 Up–Seventeen-year-old Jade DeLuna suffers from panic attacks brought on by realizations of her own mortality. In addition to therapy and prescribed. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr 9 Up–Seventeen-year-old Jade is a : Nature of Jade eBook: Deb Caletti: Kindle Store.

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Do you find any of the portrayals to be accurate — or are they lacking in any way? Simon Pulse; Reprint edition March 25, Language: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? My daughter chose this book for her out-of-classroom assigned reading, mainly because she caletfi from panic attacks. Write a customer review. But they will certainly find Jade very real — especially her struggle to understand just how complicated life and the people you love can be.

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True love and blah-ity blah blahperhaps, but it seemed unfair. Issues to deal with: Maybe you have to structure it all out to make a book work, but I hate when I am not involved enough to ignore the seams. These are jzde questions that Jade asks herself, and if you read this book you will find the interesting answers. That’s where she first sees Sebastian.

That’s pretty much it. She is an immediate success with both the elephant trainer and the elephants because of her gentle nature, and she meets Sebastian and Bo, the boy and the toddler.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. And her mom was such a bitch! Jade goes through life averagly. Sep 04, BookHeroin rated it liked it Shelves: I love solid, fully defined endings but this book allows you to take what Jade has learned and apply to her life and beyond.

If I do, will it develop into a relationship? How old is your kid? Yes, it was calculated, chosen specifically to compare animal and human behavior, but it was a device that worked for me. Jade is not without her issues I think the moral of the novel is that everyone has issues and quirks; she has an anxiety disorder, an obsession with elephants, and little rituals she does to reassure herself. It took about pages for them to first meet, but once they did it was totally worth it.

I adored this book because the plot was like nothing I have ever read before.

The Nature of Jade

It was a little too much high school drama for me. My sister highly recommended this to me, but I just didn’t like it anywhere near as much as she did. See all deg questions about The Nature of Jade…. Jade begins to wonder about this boy and comes up with a plan to meet him, by volunteering with the elephants.

What needs to stay the same, and what is OK even if it changes? Jade is stronger, and when spring comes in a new year, she can finally conquer her own fear of change. But she wonders why he sometimes comes there at night after the zoo is closed, by himself.


When Jade gets involved with a boy she meets while working at the zoo — a boy with a child of his own — her already complicated life gets a bit more intense. Especially seeing the parents in this book and their failing relationship. He is wearing jeans and a sweatshirt and looks tousled and relaxed; he’s barefoot. User Deg Parents say Kids say.

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The characters were realistic, and Jade was a good narrator filled with humor and honesty. Part of the nature of Jade is that she suffers from debilitating panic attacks, helped by medication, but baffling and confusing. I was rooting for her in every way — not only for her and Sebastian, but for her to repair her relationship with her mother, and to pf her little brother through his dbe problems.

Seattle, Washington United States. And it seems everyone has a secret that is slowly unfolding, even Sebastian, one that will change everything. I like to know what kids are reading.

My grandmother is like Tess and Bo was just the cutest little thing ever.