I plan to recommend it most highly to high school students and adults.
The way this story is told, in (as the title suggests) real time, switching back and forth between several narrators, is a part of what makes it amazing.
Intricate timing allows us to see simultaneous events and to understand how they are likely to become connected.
my 7th grade grand daughter asked if i would read this book that she read in school, after i read it she and i spent time on a cold sunday afternoon talking about it, with a date... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Laura G Berick
Set in contemporary Israel, with narations from multiple characters, this novel shows how people struggle with terrorist attacks. Thomas Wanninger is a 16 year old from Berlin. Read morePublished on June 4, 2010 by Ean Emerys
Real Time is a pretty straightforward, surprisingly gritty tale of a bomb, and how it explodes into the lives of several different people all searching for understanding. Read morePublished on February 9, 2010 by Jennifer S. Spear
When I first picked up Real Time, I thought this book was going to be exclusively about Jewish communities and the Nazi's that invaded them (which was definitely not the gist of... Read morePublished on February 8, 2010 by Rose Cole
Sahem, a sixteen year old Palestinian boy, drops his backpack full of explosives on a bus in Israel and unwittingly interweaves the lives of all of those on board. Read morePublished on February 8, 2010 by S. Silva
In her novel Real Time, Pnina Moed Kass examines the effects of one fateful moment on the lives of many different people. Read morePublished on February 7, 2010 by Timothy Payne
I first read Real Time because it was required as part of my Young Adult Literature class in college. Read morePublished on February 17, 2009 by Brian Zielinski