Thursday, December 3, 2009

#8 Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Title: Speak

Author: Laurie Halse Anderson

Page Count: 195

Genre(s): Romance, adolescent, hurt, high school, fiction

Publisher: Penguin Group

Rating: 5/5

Summary: Melinda Sordino was a normal high school-freshmen-to-be when she and her friends crash a popular high school party where she becomes instantly close to a boy who commits the unthinkable when no one looks. Now her high school days are full of dread as her fellow peers torment her and she struggles to re-find her voice and speak the truth.

Review: For anyone whose high school years were anything but perfect, this touching story will break your heart and give you courage to speak up for yourself as it explores the dark side of high school life.

Where to Buy (Online only): Amazon, Borders, Penguin Group

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