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Speak - Laurie Halse Anderson
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3.65 85
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780340950777 (0340950773)
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Pages no: 230
Edition language: English
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Hol rated it
3.5 Speak By L.H.Anderson
Speak by L.H. Anderson was a short book (143 pages), but it delivered a strong message. The protagonist, Melinda, doesn’t say much and as the novel progresses says even less. As the novel is written in deep POV we’re only privy to past details if the protagonist is thinking about them in the present...
Val's BookBlog
Val's BookBlog rated it
5.0 Speak
I did not enjoy high school. When I hear about those who had 'fun', I always wonder how they managed to avoid the angst that comes from bullying, academic pressure, or bad teachers. But some enjoy it. Maybe they had the steel to survive the bullshit. Everyone is different. Most kids were just trying...
danae rated it
This is one of the books i read in high school and actually enjoyed. I think it's really well-written. Melinda has a unique voice that, in my opinion, is sullen, but not whiny. I think the mystery is really well-developed. It's mentioned every now and then that there's more to Melinda's story than w...
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JL's Bibliomania rated it
3.5 Speak
Not an easy book, what with the underlying trauma. But I can see how this issue book has become a staple of high-school curricula.
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Lydia's Page rated it
One of my goals for 2016 is to seriously pare down my collection of books. I know, I know, it's a blasphemous thing to say on a site for book lovers. It's taken me a loooong time to feel comfortable with letting my books go, but I want to travel light for awhile. I've been rereading some old copies ...
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