In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he’s only thirteen years old, …
Because he knows so much—maybe too much—he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial. Theodore Boone, the first book, is about a murder trial and the suspect is a slimy man suspected of killing his wife.
-The Los Angeles Times "Smartly written."
Theodore "Theo" Boone is a fictional character created by John Grisham, who is the title character in Grisham's legal series for children. Part of the time it felt like I was reading a children's book and part of the time a lightweight thriller.
It is the first in a series about Theodore Boone. Praise for the Theodore Boone series "Not since Nancy Drew has a nosy, crime-obsessed kid been so hard to resist." Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer will keep readers guessing and pages turning. Read 446 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I really enjoy a good John Grisham novel - I've read 90% of them - and this is no exception: EXCEPT that it is the first in a serious of shortish stories about a thirteen-year-old aspiring lawyer and the idea is to sell as many books as possible at full price rather than give us one good story. I can't fault the marketing, but I don't have to fall into the trap! Theodore Boone: The Abduction: Theodore Boone 2, Theodore Boone Series 6 Books Collection Box Set by John Grisham (Theodore Boone, Abduction, Accused, Activist, Fugitive & The Scandal), Theodore Boone: The Accomplice: Theodore Boone 7, Theodore Boone: the Accused: Theodore Boone 3, Theodore Boone: The Scandal: Theodore Boone 6. I would love to read other books in the series but they were all quite expensive. The content is pretty mature. Mysteries & Detective Stories for Children, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer, known as Theodore Boone: Young Lawyer in the UK, is a 2010 legal drama and the first novel by John Grisham for middle-grade children (8-13 year olds). Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK, Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost, Dispatch to this address when you check out. Both of his parents and an uncle are lawyers. I really enjoy a good John Grisham novel - I've read 90% of them - and this is no exception: EXCEPT that it is the first in a serious of shortish stories about a thirteen-year-old aspiring lawyer and the idea is to sell as many books as possible at full price rather than give us one good story. This is a terrific series for middle schoolers or elementary school kids with an advanced reading level. I realise this series is written for a young readership but I thought I'd try the first one anyway. The thrilling young mystery series from internationally bestselling author John Grisham! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 9 June 2019. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 June 2019. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. . He speaks to his classmates in the eighth grade about their legal problems (such as rescuing a dog from the pound). A dry book with a too-good-to-be-true main character, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 13 August 2012. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences.
After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Dutton Books for Young Readers (25 May 2010).
Because he knows so much--maybe too much--he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial. that lawyers needed from time to time. Grisham jokingly said in an interview that he wanted to catch up with Harry Potter, since his number one place was taken in the bestsellers. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness.
Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer was the first novel by John Grisham for young children in middle grade and it is also the first series about Theodore Boone. I'm not sure who the stories are aimed at; adults or youths? Part of the time it felt like I was reading a children's book and part of the time a lightweight thriller. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. The main character is not really credible even by US standards. A little light on plot and unbelievable in execution; whilst the hero was just too young to be believed by adults in real life I guess this was fiction! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 June 2019. Great book but with a cliff hanger at the end. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 June 2018. I give it five stars only because all Grisham's writing is well done and the story is good. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 June 2019. About the Book .
As of 2019, Boone has appeared in seven books. --USA Today"Grisham is an absolute master." To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Unable to add item to List.
-- Chicago Sun-Times "Gripping . His work has been translated into forty-two languages.
He lives near Charlottesville, Virginia. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. John Grisham is the author of a collection of stories, a work of nonfiction, three sports novels, four kids' books, and many legal thrillers. Every month, we give away 4 $25 Amazon gift cards to random subscribers and mailbag contributors. And if they’re not what you’re looking for – click again! John Grisham's first children's book is the story of the thirteen-year-old son of two lawyers, who is desperate to be one himself, and finds himself mixed up in the biggest court case the town has ever seen. You can click these links and be sent to a random series or a random author. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. However, some of it is unbelievable - eg that a judge would talk to a boy about his cases, and I'm not sure all of the law stated is quite correct, but I'm a retired British lawyer, not an American one. A dry book with a too-good-to-be-true main character, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 13 August 2012. It appears to be the "in thing" these days for established writers turning to young adult fiction. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 March 2016. Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer will keep readers guessing and pages turning. Theo t… Unable to add item to List.
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