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Mick Harte Was Here

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How could someone like Mick die?

He was the kid who freaked out his mom by putting a ceramic eye in a defrosted chicken, the kid who did a wild dance in front of the whole school—and the kid who, if only he had worn his bicycle helmet, would still be alive today. But now Phoebe Harte's twelve-year-old brother is gone, and Phoebe's world has turned upside down.

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Paperback, 86 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Scholastic Inc (first published January 1st 1995)
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Sara Kamjou
Oct 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, drama
با اینکه داستان از زبون یه دختر نوجوون روایت میشه و افکار و دنیای اونو نشون میده اما میکهارته آنجا بود اصلا یه رمان تینیجری نیست و به نظر من هر کسی تو هر سنی میتونه باهاش ارتباط برقرار کنه.
داستان دربارهی پروسهی سوگه و اینقدر عالی مراحل و روندش رو در قالب داستان نشون داده که آدم دوست داره برای باربارا پارک دست بزنه.
شخصیتپردازی با وجود کمحجم بودن کتاب عالی بهش پرداخته شده و میشه کاملا باهاشون ارتباط برقرار کرد.
به نظر من نویسندهی کتاب ریسک کرده و تو یه داستان که اشک آدم رو درمیاره با ظرافت خاصی طنز
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Amin
Oct 11, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
" نمیشه مردم رو به زور مجبور کرد از عقل سلیم استفاده کنن و نتیجه درست بگیرن "

یکی از دوستان قبل خوندن کتاب میگفت که خوندن این کتاب به کسایی که اخیرا کسی رو از دست دادن به شدت توصیه میشه. منم میخوام این توصیه رو بکنم. کتاب توصیفات خیلی خیلی خوبی داره و شرایط یک نوجوان که برادرش رو تازه از دست داده، تحولات روحیش در مدتی که از مرگ عزیزش میگذره و اینجور چیزها رو خیلی خوب به تصویر کشیده. هنگام خوندن کتاب امکان نداره که بغض نکنید اما اینکه اشکتون در بیاد یا نه بستگی به این داره که شرایط مشابه رو تجربه
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Melika Khoshnezhad
اگه میدونستیم این آخرین باریه که داریم یکی از آدمای زندگیمون رو میبینیم، چیزی تغییر میکرد؟ یا بازم همونطوری میزدیم توی سر وکلهی هم، با هم میخندیدیم، از هم ناراحت میشدیم و برای هم شکلک در میآوردیم؟ اگه میدونستیم که یکی از آدمای مهم زندگیمون به دلیل یه اشتباه کوچیک، یه غفلت، یه تصادف محض ممکنه برای همیشه از پیشمون بره، بیشتر مراقب هم میبودیم، بیشتر به هم میگفتیم که چقدر همو دوست داریم و زندگیمون در کنار هم خیلی ارزشمندتره؟

من از خداحافظیها بیزارم. چه این خداحافظی با مرگ باشه، چه دوری، چه ترک کردنه
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Zahra Mahboubi
Jan 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
دیشب یکهو به دلم افتاد بخونمش و یه نفس خوندمش
باهاش بغض کردم و لبخند زدم و بار دیگه فهمیدم بودن و نبودنمون، چقدر به یه نخ نازکی بنده
هر خاطره ممکنه آخرین خاطره باشه...
به نظرم لازمه هرکسی یک بار تو زندگیش این کتاب رو بخونه، فارغ از سن و سال...

روح نازنین دیهیمی عزیز شاد...
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Richard Denney
Jan 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 STARS!!

This is my first 5 star read of 2018! I have a little story for you before I get into my thoughts on this book. Last year I bought this book at a library book sale for 10 cents and from the premise I thought I'd love it. Later in 2017, I took his book off of my shelf and put it in a box I keep for books I'm thinking of not keeping but give myself time to decide. About a few days ago, I pulled his box out from under my bed, dusted it off and opened it up. Mick Harte Was Here was on top
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Grant Garsi
Mar 03, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: high-5-for-25
Dang, You know that a book is good when Grant acually feels bad for a fictional character. This the case for Mick Harte was Here. It's a, dare I say, heartbreaking book about a girl and her family having to deal with the deppresion of the death of their son/brother. Mick crashes into a car and sofie, his sister, blames herself for it because Mick asked if she could take his bike home for him. Instead she refused because of the fight that they had earlier. Throughout the story people keep telling ...more
Saeed Ramazany
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
عالی.
داستان در مورد مرگ برادر شخصیت اصلی کتابه.
آخرای کتاب، تو یه صحنهی احساسی (که به شخصه موقع خوندنش بغض کردم) داستان به ما یاد میده که برای انجام کارهای مفید، برای رعایت امنیت نباید نگران قضاوت بقیه باشیم. نباید نگران باشیم که فلان کار ضایع است.
برای همین موضوع، به شدت به نوجوونا توصیه میشه.

از کتاب به قدری خوشم اومد که تا حالا یه ۱۰ تایی خریدم و هدیه دادم.
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Razieh Shahverdi
کتاب رو از فیدیبو گرفتم تا قبل از هدیه دادن به کسی بخونمش. دلم نمیخواد کتابی رو که قراره کادو بدم، خودم بخونم که هیچی از بوی تازگیش برای اون طرف نمونه. میخواستم ببینم به درد کسی که سه نفر از اعضای خونوادهش رو تو یه حادثه از دست داده میخوره یا نه.
کتاب اشکم رو درآورد، خندوندم و به فکر واداشتم. جمعجور و چفتوبستدار و درست و جذاب. نه فقط به نوجوونا، نع فقط به بزرگسالا و نه فقط به هرکی که عزیزی رو از دست داده، «میک هارته اینجا بود» رو به همه پیشنهاد میکنم.
روح نازنین دیهیمی عزیز شاد که اگر اینقد زود ن
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نرگس پورمحمدیان رودسری
یه جا تو کتاب "اگر شبی از شب های زمستان مسافری" شخصیت اصلی از یه نفر که کارش این بود که برای انتشارات ها کتاب بخونه و دسته بندی کنه می پرسه که چه شکلی کتابا رو دسته بندی می کنی؟ طرف هم جواب می ده: از روی تعداد مرگ. اگه مرگی نداشت کودک نوجوانه ، اگه یه مرگ داشت رمانِ ادبیه و اگه بیشتر کتاب پلیسیه.
میک هارته اینجا بود در این رابطه صدق نمی کنه. یه مرگ داره شاید هم هزارتا مرگ داره اما از اون -همونطور که شخصیت اصلی داستان میگه- بعنوان نقطه اوج تراژیک استفاده نمی کنه. صرفاً یه حادثه ی "اتفاقی" به حسابش
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Shimadoosti
Dec 11, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
این کتاب به زییایی احساسات لطیف کودکانه و قهر و آشتی های شیرین بین خواهر و برادر رو به تصویر میکشه ... علاقه شخصیت داستان به برادرش به زیبایی توصیف شده و من لحظه به لحظه رمان باهاش همزادپنداری می کردم . اگر دلتون برای معصومیت دوران کودکی و احساسات ناب اون زمان تنگ شده پیشنهاد میکنم این کتاب رو بخونید.
Paty
Apr 02, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Just finished this book with my young student book club. This is a great book to read and discuss the death of a sibling. Death is a hard subject to talk about and Barbara Park touches upon how it affects different people - the family, friends, and schoolmates. Deeply touching but told with great insight.
Mahdiye Fateh
شاید اگر نوجوان بودم به این کتاب پنج ستاره هم میدادم. یک جاهایی اشکم درآمد.
Marzieh Torabi
جایی خونده بودم که خوندن این کتاب رو به کسایی که عزیزی رو از دست دادن توصیه میکردن. حالا خودم کتاب رو زمانی خوندم که نازنین دیهیمی دیگه اینجا نیست و موقع خوندن کتاب حتی یک لحظه هم داستان زندگی نازنین از ذهنم بیرون نرفت... ...more
Minoo
Feb 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
من این کتاب رو دو سه سال پیش دوبار خوندم ولی باز هم دلم میخواد که بخونمش. چیزی که راجع به این کتاب هست اینه که کوتاهه و غم انگیزه ولی در عین حال واقعی و کمی طنز هم هست. خیلی حس واقعی داره و واقعا دوستش دارم.:))
Malihe bayat
من باهاش گریه کردم و خندیدم..قشنگه
Rana Heshmati
Jun 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Rana by: Armina
Shelves: گریه
زارى زدم باهاش.
"خوبى سيمان همين است. همين كه تا 'ابد' مى ماند. "
Azam Amirgholami
گفتم: «من میک رو از دست ندادم، خانم بری هیل. من نذاشتمش یه جایی، فراموشش هم نکردم، یا مثلا تو اتوبوس جا نذاشتمش. اون مُرد٬ میفهمید؟ میک مرد، اما من هیچوقت، هیچوقت اونو از دست نمیدم. بنابراین خواهش میکنم دیگه هیچوقت این عبارت رو تکرار نکنید.» ...more
Roozhin
Oct 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
خیلی به اندازه و دقیق نوشته بود، اینکه حجم کتاب نه کم بود و نه زیاد نقطه قوت ش بود.... جزییات قشنگی داشت گاهی. کتاب خوب و تاثیر گذاری هست. ...more
Lisa Rathbun
This started as an exploration of grief, then sort of ended as a tract in favor of wearing bicycle helmets. A short book with a first person narrator, this book mixes realistic details, humorous events, and great sadness and loss. I love the way the narrator says in the beginning that this isn't a book where you learn to love a character and then he or she dies! (Reference to "Bridge to Terebithia" possibly?) She wants you to know right away that her brother Mick is dead. As you read the book, y ...more
Grace
Nov 13, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is the most sad, depressing book someone could read so I recommend if you buy this book, buy a tissue box too.
Motahare Ghaderi
کتاب ساده ای بود. با اینکه پر از جملات طنز و خاطره ها و اتفاقت طنز بود اما مگه میشد به روی خودت نیاری که چه غمی توی کتاب هست!
طنز نویسنده باعث شده بود تا میای بری که غمگین شی،یه خاطره ی طنز برت گردونه رو مود عادی و این یه ضعف نبود بلکه به نظرم در راستای هدف نویسنده بود: که آره!آدما می میرن در حالی که اصلا توقعش رو نداری، ولی نیست نمی شن، همه جا هستن میشه جای زانوی غم بغل کردن اسمشونو ببری،خاطره هاشونو مرور کنی و به همه خل بازی هاشون بخندی، این جوری اونا برای همیشه توی یادت می مونن، زنده می مونن
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Irish Tagamolila
Jul 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Just to warn you: the narrator lies when she says, “…this isn’t the kind of book where you meet the main character and you get to like him real well.” Believe me, you’ll meet him, and you’ll like him real well. The book has so many lessons within it; whatever lesson you need to “hear,” is the lesson you’re going to get. Its simple use of words allows one to feel the “emotional punch,” without being distracted by unnecessary text. It’s short, so there isn’t any filler. The narrator shares various ...more
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Feb 22, 2018 rated it did not like it
So, I was reminiscing with one of my friends the horrors of middle school; more specifically the horrors of our sixth grade english classes. That's when I remembered this gem. And by gem I mean this steaming pile of garbage.
But before I get into this rant, let me just preface it with saying I read this book four years ago; the details are extremely hazy. But what I do remember I remember VIVIDLY. Also, if this book portrayed grief accurately to you or if this book resonated with you in anyway yo
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Daysi Uriarte
May 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Mick Harte was here but now he’s not. This book encounters the tough times a family must face when their son Mick, a young teenage boy dies while riding a bike and crashes into a car with no helmet on. Many people loved him and resented his death but now everyone must learn to let go and move on with their lives

Phoebe, his sister blames herself for her brother’s death because the day he got into the accident mick had asked phoebe to take his bike home but refused because of the fight they had go
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Cherice
Mar 20, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Cherice by: my daughter
My 10 year old daughter is reading this and was really enjoying it so I decided to check it out. I read it in one sitting and loved the honesty in dealing with a brothers/son's/friends death.

The story begins just after the tragic death of Mick's bicycle accident. Taken from the first page - Mick's sister Pheobe explains: "this isn't the kind of book where you meet the main character and you get to know him real well and then he dies at the end. But I thought you should know right up front that h
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Marly Natherson
I read this in one day. I should have known that I was going to absolutely love this book just because my friend, Tenille, recommended it to me. I LOVE the way Phoeb tells the story. Her narration is so natural, and I felt like I was right inside her head. I also felt pretty confident that I would've been friends with both Phoeb and Zo. I really hate that Mick died. Barbara Park has created such a lovable character - fun and playful - reminds me of that "Life is so unfair" feeling we all experie ...more
Collin
Mar 18, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I love this book! It's so incredibly sad! I first read it in about second grade, and I cried a bujillion times. I've read it over and over and over since then, and I still cry through the whole thing! It's a very very very very fast read, but it's worth it. I loved it. It's great and incredibly sad!
Ahmad Sharabiani
Mick Harte Was Here, Barbara Park
عنوان: میک هارته اینجا بود؛ نویسنده: باربارا پارک؛ مترجم: نازنین دیهیمی؛ تهران، ماهی، 1388؛ در 83 ص؛ شابک: 9789642090570؛ موضوع: ادبیات کودکان و نوجوانان - خواهرا و برادران - از نویسندگان انگلیسی - قرن 20 م
Maggie
Jan 03, 2009 rated it it was amazing
omg soooooooo sad.
i truly cried 4 this book.

i recomend this to everyone.
outstanding!!!

At first it was a little weird 4 me but keep on reading and u will love it.

thanks to my bbf rose 4 recomending this book
Roya
Jan 23, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I cried a lot, which may or may not be related to the heart wrenching first chapters.
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Barbara Park received over 40 awards for her books, including 25 Children's Choice awards.

Park was the daughter of a merchant and a secretary, Doris and Brooke Tidswell. She grew up in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey. From 1965 to 1967, she attended Rider College, later finishing her B.S. in 1969 at the University of Alabama. She married Richard A. Park in 1969. She lived in Phoenix, Arizona for
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“The upside to grief is it takes away your appetite. When people say you look good they really mean it. Nature's thoughtful that way.” 10 likes
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