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To Speak or Be Silent The Paradox of Disobedience in the Lives of Women by Lena B. Ross

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Published by Chiron Publications .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary studies: general,
  • Psychotherapy,
  • Psychology,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • General,
  • Mythology,
  • Women,
  • Women In Literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8387541M
ISBN 100933029683
ISBN 109780933029682

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But this time Melinda fights back, refuses to be silent, and thereby achieves a measure of vindication. In Laurie Halse Anderson's powerful novel, an utterly believable heroine with a bitterly ironic voice delivers a blow to the hypocritical world of high school. Speak is a book that I would recommend to any Young Adult reader, and in fact /5(K). Speak tells the story of Melinda Sordino, a ninth grader at Merryweather High School in Syracuse, New York. August before her freshman year, Melinda and her closest friends attend a party with seniors and beer. At the party, Melinda feels uncomfortable and out of place. She gulps down a couple beers before walking outside for some fresh air. Silence Will Speak book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Corner of cover creased, page edges tanned. Shipped from the U.K/5. IBBY Italia and the Palazzo delle Esposizioni first presented Silent Destination Lampedusa, as an international project, as a fair/workshop, at the Bologna in Rome exhibition, which is a showcase for the Bologna Children's Book Fair, and organised in conjunction with the Libraries of Rome.. Through IBBY, the project has collected the best children's books without .

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  The first ten lies they tell you in high school."Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, outcast, because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to 4/5().   Wounded, silent Melinda ditches class, steals passes from teachers, and deliberately cuts herself. Accurate descriptions of the minutiae of high school will appeal to any teen who has felt like an outsider, and when Melinda is finally able 5/5. "The Constitution does not recognize different classes of citizenship based on time spent living in the country. I am a citizen, with the same rights as your son, or you. As a citizen, and as a student, I am protesting the tone of this lesson as racist, intolerant, and xenophobic." David Petrakis, This is David's statement to Mr. Neck after.   Speak was a National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature. Discover More Books You Might Like with B&N Book Graph™ Book Graph™ Discover unexpected connections between one book and the next Start a new connection. Click here to go back to the previous book. Click here to go back to the last book. Product :