Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

dsc_4553STAR RATING: 4/5

DATE OF PUBLICATION: April 21st, 2001

PUBLISHER: Puffin

NUMBER OF PAGES: 208 pages

SYNOPSIS:

Melinda Sordino’s freshman year is off to a horrible start. She busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, and now her friends – and even strangers – all hate her. Months pass and things aren’t getting better. She’s a pariah. The lowest of the low. Avoided by everyone. But eventually, she’ll reveal what happened at the party. And when she finally speaks the truth, everything will change.

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Author: Daphnée L

Books changed my life and I hope they change yours, too.

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