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The extraordinary, groundbreaking novel from Laurie Halse Anderson, with more than 2.5 million copies sold, and the basis for the 2004 film of the same name starring Kristen Stewart! The first ten lies they tell you in high school."Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say." From

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Author Laurie Halse Anderson

Pages 208

Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Published Date 2011-05-10

ISBN 1429997044 9781429997041


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mare_oku shared a tip "This book stuck with me for years after I read it, and also led me to read a lot of other books by the same author."

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kenz. shared a tip "just got this! Quick read & pretty good with heavy topics"

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kry_candy shared a tip "This was incredibly real and heartbreaking read warning online before reading this this might not be suitable for some"

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hayley_wisor shared a tip "TW: Rape"

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megan_reigle shared a tip "A powerful story extremely well written I couldn’t put the book down."

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MaeFlowers32 shared a tip "This made me cry in the middle of study hall"

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joy_amaihe shared a tip "Not really. I tend to look at a group of different books as being my favorites since I’m not good at just picking one"

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mallery_bell shared a tip "Sadly, this book actually happens"

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sam_burger shared a tip "i had to read this book for a project and its okay, not the best."

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sam_burger shared a tip "its a must read"

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noorah shared a tip "such a powerful message"

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amelia_v. shared a tip "Wintergirls is also a good one"

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unfinished_sentenc shared a tip "I read this book so many times as a teen. Trigger Warning for Self Harm and Sexual Abuse."

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random_bookstuff shared a tip "I LOVE THIS SO MUCH ONE OF FAVORITESS"

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brooke_hegenbarth shared a tip "So good and so powerful. I cried but it helped me through a hard time. Never let anyone silence you."

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maggie_wells shared a tip "Such a good book, will most likely make you cry."

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lani_0509 shared a tip "Amazing book. I love it because it is so relatable to many young women. 4/5 ❤️❤️"

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emma_jackson_8189 shared a tip "One of my new favorite books. Just finished it. A lot of curiousness"

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austin_ferris shared a tip "Just short of 200 pages and a great short read"

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krysta_kidwell shared a tip "Love the book when I was in middle school"

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myla_mcpherson shared a tip "this book portrays so many emotions that so many people can relate to"

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OhLalaLarina shared a tip "One of my favorite books during High school 🧡"

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Ilove_books_1518 shared a tip "I read this book in school and what I remember of it, I liked it alot, but its been a while. The movie is really good too."

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portal_hopper_ shared a tip "It was so powerful and so well written, I would read it again in a heartbeat!"

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skylar_16 shared a tip "Read this for school and fell in love with it!"

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shawna_stewart shared a tip "It's a great read. I found it to be empowering"

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kelsie_shaffer_8764 shared a tip "It was an interesting book."

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lindsay_briede shared a tip "Good read.. But VERY powerful afterword message by Jadon Reynolds"

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leah_casini shared a tip "This is the best book that I have ever read."

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kaja_thorsen shared a tip "So good!"

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spike_keen shared a tip "This book changed me in so many ways"

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brooke_lyman shared a tip "You havent even read this one sis"

jhazmyn_mungin shared a tip "Loved this book, one of my favorites. Although it has some dark undertones still a good read."

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zo_zo_fam shared a tip "It’s been a year sense I’ve read it so idk😂"

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zo_zo_fam shared a tip "I loved this book"

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nelena_gregory shared a tip "Well written and I love seeing from the POV of someone who doesn’t speak and the reason why she doesn’t."

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ada_r shared a tip "I love this book, it’s definitely one of my favorites :)"

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peyton_pearcy shared a tip "YOU NEED TO READ THIS PERIOD"

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aleena_gulbranson shared a tip "finished it in a day, awesone"

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lubna.com shared a tip "Laurie Anderson is an amazing author and she described this character in such a relatable way!"

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bobby_fae shared a tip "Seeing this girl struggle with the trauma of rape was gut wrenching, but this is a book everyone should read."

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morinatheo shared a tip "i loved it so much. you could really feel the character and the way laurie expressed melindas emotions was amazing!!!"

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abbymuir shared a tip "it was a heavy book and it just made you feel for her. i am still in high school and this book hit me hard."

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smartaleck05 shared a tip "Movie is actually pretty good as well~~"

mynameisno shared a tip "Ita one of the good ones, it was a tear jerker too, I would definitely recommend this 👌"

mynameisno shared a tip "I just read what was at the library, i didnt realise there was a series!?! Thanks for telling me 😅"

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jaedynn_whitted shared a tip "It was beautiful. The way it was entirely written out was outstanding. To this day I feel an emotional connection to this book."

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jaqueline_canas shared a tip "I just love this book so much, There are no words to describe it."

lily_tom shared a tip "This book kept me wondering the whole time!!"

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aubryanna_smith shared a tip "i related to this book on a deep personal level. i can’t read it again but it was good."

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the_citali shared a tip "It has a really great plot. Be prepared for toxic habits and things someone shouldn't be a bystander too."

any_tan shared a tip "Surprising depth from a young adult novel. Short read with vivid imagery. Great points of discussion and journaling."

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j_halko shared a tip "It was an amazing book. I loved it."

camille_whalen shared a tip "It’s heavy and really good"

monse_2772 shared a tip "Absolutely a friend recommended the book to me and it was worth it ! Really amazing and powerful book"

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sherry_mecklem shared a tip "Was a true and inspiring book"

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jennie_kramp_anders shared a tip "I mean, I liked it but to each their own."

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emily_davis_1358 shared a tip "The outsiders was really good."

ella_6911 shared a tip "My favorite book is “Tiger eyes” by Judy Blume, my favorite series is the Folk of The Air series by Holly Black, what about you?"

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zoey_petersen shared a tip "Such a beautiful book. The movie was insanely good too, Kristen Stewart did an amazing job."

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Noirlol shared a tip "I relate to the character sometimes"

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naomi_y_nicole shared a tip "This book brings tears when I read it,super sad and the movie is also really good 10/10 recommend:)"

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starryaslan shared a tip "it's a great read and has a lot of insight into the way s/a victims cope with the trauma"

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-luna shared a tip "Very descriptive and just could not put down. Very relatable and understandable for young teens."

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lexi_antonucci shared a tip "although it was not my favorite, it was a book full of wisdom and i was able to relate to characters"

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madelaine_3446 shared a tip "really good book 10/10"

andrea_1023 shared a tip "Genuinely one of the best books I've ever read"

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mattie_mccrary_6642 shared a tip "This was a beautiful and relatable story that never seemed to disappointed."

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luxdelora shared a tip "Beautiful book."

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wajiha_ayub shared a tip "Everything about this book is so intense so empowering I’ve read it about three times now I can never get enough of it."

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swagaholic shared a tip "Very cathartic as a survivor of SA. Beautiful writing, moved me to tears. I literally could not put this book down"

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lemonbear shared a tip "I read this book in 9th has a whole class. But I have to say that this book is one of my favorite book that I’ve read in a class."

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