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Shout Author Laurie Halse Anderson Mobi ✓ 304 pages ✓ [PDF] ✪ Shout By Laurie Halse Anderson – A searing poetic memoir and call to action from the bestselling and award winning author of Speak Laurie Halse AndersonBestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way sheA searing poetic memoir and call to action from the bestselling and award winning author of Speak Laurie Halse AndersonBestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about and advocates for survivors of sexual assault Now inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has c My truth

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Hanged since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying as timely as it is timeless In free verse Anderson shares reflections rants and calls to action woven between deeply personal stories from her life that she's never written a I love this author Speak is one of my favorite movies I love books written in verse I'm going to add some random uotes from the book Hold on to your bootstraps You know I don't like to write big reviews any SPOILERS AHEAD this book smells like mewoodsmokesalthoney and strawberriessunscreen libraries failures and sweatgreen nights in the mountainscold dawns by the seathis book reeks of my fearof depression's black dogs howlingand the ancient shames riding my back their clawsburied deepthis book is yesterday's muddried on the dance floorthe step patterns cautiously submittedfor your curious investigationof what I feel like on the inside creator on pic And then green August melting hotdays running out the bottom of the hour glass school time marchingrelentlessly toward the children of summer so intent on capturing every free minute like flowersto be pressed between the pagesof a book We walked downthe hill to the creek far away from the heat the trees our shade companions the babbleof water overrunning my need to speak we tossed pebbles into the watereverything was calm that's what I remember the calm cuz I was safeand happy tossing pebbles in the waternext to this tobacco smelling boyfriendso when he turned to kiss memy mouth was wet with delight I was newto this kind of kiss and happy to play by the creek with this boy whose handsthenwandered fast too fast too farlike a flash flood overwhelming the startled backs of a creek that never once thoughtof defense of damming or the need for a bridge to escape his hands arms shoulders backmuscle sinew bonean avalanche of forcethe course predetermined one hand on my mouth his body covering mineI took my eyes off the ragein his face and looked up to the green peaceof leaves fluttering above trees witnessing pain shame I crawled into the farthest cornerof my mind biding my time hiding survivingby outsidingand when he was doneusing my bodyhe stood and zipped his jeanslit a cigaretteand walked away Creators on pic I didn't speak upwhen that boy raped me instead I scaldedmyself in the shower and turned me into the ghost of the girl I once was my biggest fearbeing that my father no stranger to gaming with the devilwould kill that boyand it would be my faultBut that boy who raped meon the rocks by the creekgot drunk and lay down on a dark night to play chicken with the devil and he lost I didn't have real friends because a friend is someone you trust and trust never came easy after that boy raped me But I had people to get high with to share sandwiches with Sometimes I had people to walk with in the halls Being mocked doesn't hurt as much when someone walks nextto you I was grateful for my almost friends creators on pic my I'm fine mask fit snuglyI only took it off at home but when I shared peanut butter chewswith those friendssometimes I forgot I was wearing itI studied hard to keep up with them we listenedto each other and to the same musicwe ate a lot of peanut butter chewsthe slant of light in the cafeteria illuminated possibilities My home in Denmark taught me how to speakagain how to reinterpret darkness and light strength and softnessit offered me the chance to reorient my compassredefine my true northand start over she was a foreign exchange student tens of thousands speakwords ruffling the surface of the seainto whitecaps they whisperinto the shoulder of my sweaterthey mailtweet crydirect messagehand me notesfolded into shardswhen no one is watchingsharing memories and befuddlementbroken dreams and sorrowthey struggle in the middleof the ocean storms battering grabbing for sliced life jacketsdriftwoodflotsam and jetsam from downedunfound planes sunken shipsand other disasters We're all born to fightbut few are ever trained instead they tell usBe niceDanuta's mother survived a Nazi concentration campalive but scarred so when the Nazis marchedthrough her Swedish town in 1985Danuta hauled backand smacked a Naziin the head with her purseIt was a big purseShe snapped they saidcouldn't take it any reached her breaking pointWe should teach our girls that snapping is OK instead of waiting for someone else to break them the names of the charred survivors who don't know how fucking toughthey arenestlehiddenin the fifth chamberof my heart Their courage warms me from the inside stubborn candles illuminating this scorched pumpkin MelMY BLOG

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Shout Author Laurie Halse AndersBout before Searing and soul searching this important memoir is a denouncement of our society's failures and a love letter to all the people with the courage to say metoo and timesup whether aloud online or only in their own hearts Shout speaks truth to power in a loud clear voice and once you hear it it is impossible to igno wow