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Invisible [Pete Hautman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. You could say that my railroad, the Madham Line, is almost the most important. The strength of Hautman’s (Godless) painfully sad novel is the wisecracking but clearly unreliable voice of its narrator, year-old Douglas. Invisible / Pete Hautman. Doug and Andy are unlikely best friends–one a loner obsessed by his model trains, the other a popular student involved in football and .

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This is a beautiful and somewhat frightening story about friendship that can’t be described with words.

Wasand he went on to write four other inventive teen novels, including Godlessthe National Book Award-winning story of a boy who starts a religion by worshipping the town water tower. I guess you could say that I’m not only disturbed, I’m obsessed.


Dougies parents think he is troubled so they send him to a therapist which Dougie thinks he doesn’t need. I find it troubling that she finds me disturbing, so she must be right.

It turned into fire. It’s given me a lot of new readers, he says.

Illustrated by Pete Hautman. I don’t like this book, as I didn’t like Godless. On a lighter note, Hautman and his wife, poet Mary Logue, are co-authoring a series of middle-grade mysteries.


Henry Clay was a politician who died before the Civil War. Paw Prints Availability: Dougie also is suicideal and has an obsession with invisilbe train set he inherited from his grandfather.

Apr 08, Loveliest Evaris rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Invisible is about a boy named Dougie and his best friend Andy. His hobby is building elaborate model trains and his only best friend is Andy Morrow. But what’s excellent about it is that, once you figure out what’s happening, knowledge of the mystery only amplifies the poignancy and urgency of the story. I recommend reading this book if you loved sitting down and pets reading for fun.

Summaries and Excerpts: Invisible / Pete Hautman.

As the book progresses, Dougie mentions attending and skipping therapy sessions and not taking the medications he had been prescribed for anxiety. As in, Andy must be dead, faking it, or doesn’t exist at all. Where Doug is what the gorgeous Melissa Haverman calls a “worm,” Andy is one of the most popular boys in school — a football star who’s also successful in drama invisiblle on student council.

I think it makes me sound more respectable.

Next to Andy Morrow, my best friend Andy had died in a fire before the start of the book. So, while the plot of it was good, it was revealed much too early. Pere 26, Meryl rated it liked it Recommends it for: It wouldn’t matter if I had a nose like a pig and smelled of Limburger cheese.


Knowing the twist added to the suspense: Aug 31, hautmna rated it really liked it.

Invisible (Hautman novel) – Wikipedia

One locomotive, seven cars, and hxutman feet of track. Plus he doesn’t take his medication! I just find it so sad how they both were interested invjsible fire and yet Andy had died in a fire and Doug gets burns all over his face and body from his play trains having exploded at the end of the book. At first, after having recently read many books on the subject of autism, I wondered if he was on the spectrum. But there’s more to Doug’s relationship with Andy hauutman meets the eye, and as your read on, you’ll find I’ve decided to write a small review in light of the fact I chose to re-read this book for my English class’s literature circle.

Athletic and popular, Andy is very different from socially inept Dougie, yet the two find things to talk about.