Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin – book cover, description, publication history. Is it possible to grow up while getting younger? Welcome to Elsewhere. It is warm , with a breeze, and the beaches are marvelous. It’s quiet and peaceful. ELSEWHERE. By Gabrielle Zevin. pages. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $ ( Ages 12 and up). Every so often a book comes along with a.

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Everyone in Elsewhere ages backward and becomes a baby, and then they are sent back to Earth. Owen contacts Liz’s brother for her, taking a dive to The Well. And that’s life, isn’t it? The ship arrives to an island called ‘Elsewhere’. But this example, Zevin’s second novel and her first for the YA audience, is a work of powerful beauty that merits judgment independent of any larger trend.

I often have disputes with my family and friends, but after reading this book, I try my best to appreciate them no matter gabtielle because I understand how hard it can be to lose people you are close to. This book was God awful. She meets a girl who garbielle been shot in the head and a famous musician who had died of a drug overdose.


I always find a book interesting when I can relate to it on some level and this book was most definitely relatable. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Paperbackpages. What an interesting take on the afterlife.

Elsewhere – Gabrielle Zevin

Feb 14, April rated it it was amazing Shelves: She gets caught by her grandmother right before she enters the water. All religions, all writers construct their versions. I recommend this book to anyone who liked to think about things, or anyone who liked emotionally involved books. Aug 23, Kristy rated it liked it Shelves: Read reviews that mention back to earth gabrielle zevin life after death year old main character young adult drivers license sent back age backwards hit and run observation decks ever ezvin happens when we die cruise ship loved ones new life called elsewhere read this book place called fall in love.

Dec 10, Susan rated it it was amazing Shelves: So, please bear with me. Of course, dying at 15 Lizzy missed everything, like turning I wished I had found this book and read bg at the right age though. It is elsewhrre, with a breeze, and the beaches are marvelous. Liz continues to age backward and works until age of 6. Nov 07, Rick Riordan rated it really liked it.


Zevin’s Heaven is a place where you age backwards. And I believe on a happy day like today, we can still feel a little sad.

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Preview — Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin. This was a very whimsical, fascinating take on death and life – I loved the image of the tree: Elsewhere Zevin Discussion Violetcora. Ultimately the story gxbrielle just extremely juvenile.

Some of the sub plots and eslewhere in the book itself outside of the characters would make for a very gripping read for years 4th grade – 9th grade depending on the maturity level of the child; there is some mild cussing. And there will be other lives for unpaid debts, for one-night stands, for Prague and Paris, for painful shoes with pointy toes, for indecision and revisions.

Gabrelle Zevin leaves you hanging wanting you to read more and more until you finish the book satisfied. But a paragraph does not redeem a whole book.