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Lockie Leonard, human torpedo

by Tim Winton

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Surfing -- Fiction.,
    • Self-perception -- Fiction.,
    • Australia -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Thirteen-year-old Lockie, an Australian surfer, is happier riding the waves than he is trying to cope with being popular and in love.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Tim Winton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.W7683 Lo 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination148 p. ;
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1540988M
      ISBN 100316947539
      LC Control Number91019668

      Lockie Leonard Modified Liesbeth Botman, single work criticism — Appears in: Viewpoint: On Books for Young Adults, Spring vol. 8 no. 3 ; (p. ) Abstract Details the textual changes made to Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo in order that it be understood by (and acceptable to) American and British audiences. The three books in the series are Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo; Lockie Leonard, Scumbuster; and Lockie Leonard, Legend. All books were distributed by Puffin International. Overview Series one. The premise of the series is the same as the book series from which it is derived. Lockie Leonard is a surf rat who moves with his family to Angelus, a Created by: Tim Winton.

      As Lockie went in through the door behind his oldies, taking a hymn book from the smiling bloke at the entrance, he got that old feeling of being in a dentist’s waiting room. He knew he wasn’t here to get his teeth drilled, but by the end of an hour he thought maybe that’d be more fun. LOCKIE LEONARD HUMAN TORPEDO BOOK. $ Waterford. Pick up Waterford. South Perth. Human anatomy and physiology textbook $ $ Como. Year 11 Human Biology WACE Study Guide - Units 1 & 2 $ 40 Negotiable. $40 Negotiable. South Perth. Concise dictionary of quotations book $ $ Kensington. Business and company law text book (2nd Ed.

      Lockie Leonard human torpedo. [Tim Winton] -- Lockie Leonard is in love. The human torpedo is barely settled into his new school, and already he's got a girl on his mind. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Tim Winton. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: South Yarra. Human Torpedo By: Tim Winton 1. Lockie is the ‘new kid’ in town. Create a Y chart with as many words as you can which describes the feelings of being the ‘new kid’. Looks like Feels like Sounds like 2. Metaphors The title of the book is a metaphor – Lockie Leonard is a human torpedo.


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Lockie Leonard, human torpedo by Tim Winton Download PDF EPUB FB2

BOOK 10 of ; Lockie Leonard Human Torpedo-Tim Winton A little young adult find at the Lifeline Bookfair. Cost us all of $2 for a fun & fast read. It is the first book in a trilogy. I will have to start looking for the 2nd & 3rd book.

Ryan and I have read it and Matty will when he is a little older/5. Bestselling author, Tim Winton, delivers the iconic trio of books that are still the foremost definitive texts on contemporary Australian life for teenage boys. Lockie Leonard, hot surf-rat, is in love. The human torpedo is barely settled into his new school, and already he's got a girl on his mind.

Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo Tim Winton, Author Little Brown and Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book. LOCKIE LEONARD, HUMAN TORPEDO User Review - Kirkus.

A slapstick coming-of-age story set in a small Australian town. For his 14th birthday, Lockie gets not only a neoprene vest to keep him warm while he's surfing but also a sudden steady- -Vicki Read full review4/5(2). Lockie Leonard, the human torpedo, has arrived in town.

He gives teachers a tough time, and surfs like there is no tomorrow. But no one wants to know the city kid whose Dad is a cop and who doesn't believe in violence.

That is, until Lockie becomes the president of the new surfers club and the boyfriend of the most popular girl in the school.4/5(4). In this sequel to Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo (), Winton continues to chronicle the tempestuous life of year-old Lockie, Australian surfer kid and lover.

Lockie keeps falling in love, this time with a girl who’s a better surfer than he is, and who, to his embarrassment, is He is responsible when his unlikely new best friend and minister’s son, Egg, gets into metal music and. The Leonards called Lockie the Human Torpedo because he took so long to get out of bed in the mornings.

Actually Lockie was slow at almost everything, but the mornings were his worst time. When he eventually got up, he helped Phillip out of his piddly PJs and went for breakfast. Lockie (Lachlan Robert Louis Stevenson Leonard) Board Riders' Association (BRA) President. Best Dancing Couple winner.

Mothers refer to Lockie as 'that nice boy with the surfing addiction'. He is a pretty decent-looking bloke and he is generally polite and knows how to keep himself clean and tidy, with only one zit that moves around his face.

Episode 1 - THE HUMAN TORPEDO Written by Keith Thompson Directed by Tony Tilse ONE LINE SYNOPSIS Lockie Leonard and his family arrive in Angelus, middle of nowhere. ONE PARAGRAPH SYNOPSIS Lockie Leonard, surf-rat, arrives in Angelus with his family to discover theyÕre to live in a hous e thatÕs slowly sinking into a swamp.

Lockie Leonard- Human Torpedo is a delightfully frank novel exploring the experiences of a teenage boy growing up, written by famous Australian contemporary writer, Tim Winton.

Lockie Leonard is 12 and three quarters, loves surfing and has just started at a new school. Being new to the school he gets bullied but soon falls. Trove is unable to load. Lockie Leonard, hot surf-rat, is in love. The human torpedo is barely settled into his new school, and already he's got a girl on his mind.

And not just any girl: it has to be Vicki Streeton, the smartest, prettiest, richest girl in class.4/5(7). Find books like Human Torpedo (Lockie Leonard, #1) from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Human Torpedo (Lockie Leona. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo (Paperback original) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Through the eyes of Lockie Leonard, we view the truly mixed-up, yet very normal life of Lockie, his family and friends. Lockie Leonard is based. Lockie Leonard explores issues which are familiar to lots of teenagers.

We discussed these during reading, and after reading wrote about how the various issues were explored in the book.

Teen Relationships (by Casey) The theme Teen Relationships in Lockie Leonard Human Torpedo is explored in an interesting way. The author has chosen to write. Last week marked the first week that I had officially read Lockie Leonard Human Torpedo from cover to cover, despite the fact that I was assigned to read it in my year nine English class.

The first time around, I was fourteen years old, and resentful of the fact that the class had to one, read a book that had a boy as its main character (oh, how dreadful,) and two, that it was a realistic read. His books for children and teenagers include the series of three books about the 13 year old Lockie Leonard.

The first book in the series, Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo, won the Western Australia Premier's Award for Children's Fiction. It was adapted for the stage by Paige Gibbs and toured nationally with great success.4/5(1). The first book in the series, Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo, won the Western Australia Premier's Award for Children's Fiction.

It was adapted for the stage by Paige Gibbs and toured nationally with great success. Lockie Leonard, Legend won the Family Award for Children's Literature.

The books were made into a television series by RB : Paperback. Last year, I began my crusade to have Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo, removed from our book list.I've 'taught' the text for the last ten or so years.

In some ways, it's kept me young. I put it down to being immersed, for a couple of hours each week, in the fug of pubescent hormones emanating from twenty-five excited students.

Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo To be on the safe side get an Australian or UK edition of the book because book 2 (Lockie Leonard, Scumbuster) was severely edited to change the Australian slang for the American reader. Big mistake. Not sure about this one because I only have the Australian edition.

The Aussie slang isn't that hard to figure 4/5.Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo by Tim Winton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A slapstick coming-of-age story set in a small Australian town. For his 14th birthday, Lockie gets not only a neoprene vest to keep him warm while he's surfing but also a sudden steady- -Vicki Streeton&#;rich, bright, and beautiful.

Lockie revels in the new-found popularity this social connection brings him, while eagerly exploring both Vicki's body and the changes within .