Friday, September 9, 2011
Book Review: Nate Rocks the World by Karen Pokras Toz
Title: Nate Rocks the World
Written by: Karen Pokras Toz
Soft cover: 136 pages
Print ISBN 13: 978-1463510824
Published: June 2011
Nate Rocks the World takes you into the internal creative world of Nate, who is plagued by his older sister, Abby, who torments him at every turn and an overprotective mother that never seems to see the bigger picture. Nate sees no escape from his mundane life, until he puts pencil to paper and his wildest dreams come alive. Are his drawings morphing in his imagination and coming to life in reality or is it all just his wishful thinking?
“Hey Nathan! Earth to Nathan! Why are you just sitting there smiling? Tommy asks. And what’s with the cartoon you drew of someone playing guitar? I thought we were trying to come up with a prank for Abby?”
Will Nate’s reality and dreams collide and make his life bearable? How does Nate distinguish between the two without coming across crazy? Find out in Karen Pokras Toz’s middle grade adventure Nate Rocks the World and discover where your imagination can take you.
Karen Pokras Toz has the unique knack of bringing to life the questions, fears, and dreams that many a young boy has swirling in their minds on any given day. Making for a hilarious and relatable quest by Nate.
Learn more about Toz’s fascinating writing life at http://www.karentoz.com/.
Donna M. McDine
Award-winning Children's Author
The Golden Pathway ~ August 2010 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc.