Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Title: Speak Author: Laurie Halse Anderson Genre: Literary Fiction/Young Adult Publisher: Speak Publication Date: April 20, 2006 Paperback: 240 pages Where’d I Get It: Purchased Synopsis (From Goodreads): Since the beginning of the school year, high school freshman Melinda has found that it’s been getting harder and harder for her to speak out loud: “My […]

Speaking up for “Speak”

Author Laurie Halse Anderson wrote about a sensitive subject and her book is now under fire from a man spouting ridiculous nonsense.  Books. Should. Not. Be. Banned.   We have the right to read whatever we choose.  We have the right to allow our children to read whatever we choose. ————————————————————————————————- No one (well, no one […]