Lisa, Bright and Dark
Publish date: June 1st 1999
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
This book makes a real connection to the reality of mental illness and how ordinary people deal or refuse to deal with it. Very eye opening.
Sixteen year old Lisa is calling for help but no adult is willing to help her so her friends come to her rescue. They become her therapists and the story takes off. This book was written in 1969, so as a reader you have to consider the circumstances and the characters do the best they can to be the ...
The novel is written from the perspective of a teenage girl and has a very chatty, informal tone, which seems to work for this book. In a nutshell, a young lady, Lisa, is crying out for help when she realizes that she is suffering from some form of mental illness. As her cries falls on the deaf ear...
The stuff that after-school specials are made of...and I'm not kidding, Lisa, Bright and Dark was made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV drama, the cover says so.But don't be so quick to judge, this is hardly Go Ask Alice or any other histrionic 'What Happened to the Chiiildreeen!!' fare. Neufield is ...
I had completely forgotten about this book, until I stumbled on a review of it here. Yes... this was assigned reading in eighth grade. I don't remember much, so I shouldn't write a big review as if I do. For all I know, it's well written... but considering the other junk they assigned at my school, ...
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