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 topic is front page news right now, as teens are committing suicide at an alarming rate one death is too many, in my mind as a consequence of bullying. When he is beaten so savagely that he ends up in the hospital, and those who attacked him are not punished, years of anger and trying to keep control nautman to a frightening conclusion.

Invisible by Pete Hautman

But still a good read! Feb 24, Graham rated it really liked it.

My favorite part was probably was what happened at the Tuttle, you would have to read the book to find out what happened at the Tuttle. It’s a brilliant story.

In this fierce, disturbing novel, Pete Hautman spins a poignant tale about inner demons, and how far one boy will go to control them.

My Best Friend There is something about trains. He doesn’t understand why he has to be sent to therapy or why he has hautmab take pills. Andy is nothing like Doug: But if you asked Andy who was his best friend, he would say, “Dougie Hanson, of course.



Paw Prints Availability: Oct 04, Emory’s Defunct Profile rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 08, Bree rated it it was amazing Shelves: You could say that my railroad, the Madham Line, is almost the most important thing in my life.

Douglas MacArthur Hanson is 17 and obsessed with model trains. It is revealed that Andy died in the tragic accident that Dougie and Andy “don’t like to talk about”. The story is told from the perspective of its narrator, 17 year-old Doug Hanson.

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Invisilbe clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. The plot, and what happened at Tuttle Place, is hella obvious fom the very hsutman, which was really aggrivating. If you were to ask me what this story was about I wouldn’t be able to tell you because there really wasn’t any story. Read it if you want, but “Godless” was times better.

I highly recommend for literature circles that focus on “Mental Illness” as the theme.

Invisible (Hautman novel)

The central twist is extremely obvious, if readers aren’t seeing the big picture by the tenth chapter they need to re-read more carefully. Nov 02, Kayla rated it really liked it. Jul 07, Mary rated it did not like it Shelves: Dougie spends a lot of his time working on his model train and society called Madham.


Lots of people think Doug Hanson is a freak — he gets beat up after school, and the girl of his dreams calls him a worm. It got all spiky and shtuff.

Doug’s only refuge is building elaborate model trains You could say that my railroad, the Madham Line, is almost the most important thing in my life. This book was ok. Retrieved from ” https: The main character in this story is a social outcast and while he does have troubles beyond the normal realm of a regular teen, I think a good portion of this story is illuminating the life of the invisible kid in school.

The main character in this story is a social outcast and wh I just finished Invisible.

A tricksy, enthralling page-turner I feel like that irritation added to the effect of feeling like I was in the mind of a mad man. The chapters are short and taut, infused with a sinister edge that is typically unfound in YA novels. Maybe I just don’t get it. In case you are slow at math, that’s 22, matches in hhautman.