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Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.
ISBN 0374371520

Plot Summary
Melinda Sordino is on her way to her first day of high school, but none of her old friends will talk to her. 617 more words


My Scott O'Dell Award Challenge: CHAINS by Laurie Halse Anderson

This month’s historical fiction novel for my Scott O’Dell Award Challenge is the 2009 award winner, Chains, by Laurie Halse Anderson.

Chains begins in the spring of 1776, when Isabel and her younger sister, Ruth, are sold to a New York couple posing as Patriots. 514 more words


The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

5/5 Stars

As you most likely already know, Laurie Halse Anderson isĀ best known for her novelĀ Speak. Anderson likes to touch on tough subjects, but manages to pull it off with elegance. 1,118 more words

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One Minute Book Reviews: The Impossible Knife of Memory

This book was almost painful to read (but in a good way, sort of?). It deals with a lot of serious issues beyond just growing up as a teenager like mental health and what your responsibilities are to someone who is struggle with one. 61 more words


Speak - Laurie Halse Anderson

Melinda calls the police at a big party. That was the moment she lost all her friends. Now she has to deal with being alone, or should she tell the truth? 54 more words


Book Review: All the Rage by Courtney Summers

Recommended by Manda of bookmad.

Warning: discussion of sexual assault

Romy Grey is a high school student in a small town where everybody hates her family. 1,364 more words

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Speak: 5/5

Title: Speak
Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
Pages: 198
Year: 1999
Time taken to read: 17 hours
Rating: 5/5

This was my second time reading Speak… 250 more words

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