Monday, February 4, 2008

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Melinda is a girl who acts like every other girl going into high school. She tries to fit in, act cool, anything a typical girl would do. But when the worst thing imaginable happens to her, everything in her life is flipped upside down and inside out. And now she is scarred with a secret…left with no voice to speak.

Her fears aren't whether she's wearing the right shoes or not anymore, it's getting through high school in one piece…all because of IT.

This book is a very intense novel and may not be appropriate for everyone. It involves heavy dramatic scenes suited for a mature reader.

Kristine S. 8th grade