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Laurie Halse Anderson

3.94 of 5 Votes: 2
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http://madwomanintheforest.com/
 
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Books by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Impossible Knife of Memory (2014)
language
English
3.95 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Not only does this book portray the difficulties of life for veterans with PTSD and the people around them, it also maintains Laurie Halse Anderson's excellent and honest perspective on high school and teenage life. I connected with this book on many levels. As someone who is con...
Forge (2011)
language
English
4.7 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: “Forge” a middle school novel by esteemed adolescent author Laurie Halse Anderson is an excellent Historical Fiction choice for any teacher looking to enhance their students learning about the issue of American Slavery during the Revolutionary War period.“Forge” is the sequel to ...
Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution (2008)
language
English
4.15 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Anderson, L.H. (2008). Independent Dames. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.0689858086Appetizer: As a class prepares to put on a play about the American Revolution they showcase some of the women who helped create the U.S.A. This information picturebook ver...
Wintergirls (2009)
language
English
3.98 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I read this book due to my best friend and I struggling both with what is/was called "ednos." I have heard very different things from people about Wintergirls. I've heard it was unrealistic and childishly written along with it being amazing and eye-opening. I finally got to read ...
Chains (2008)
language
English
4.08 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I loved reading this book! I am going to go and get the sequel to it (disappointed that it left me hanging). I did not want to put this book down because I wanted to find out what happened next. I feel for Isabel and Ruth because they are supposed to be free, but they get sold t...
The Hair of Zoe Fleefenbacher Goes to School (2009)
language
English
3.88 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I was surprised when I saw that one of my favorite authors, Laurie Halse Anderson, had a children’s book out, so I immediately ordered it at my library.It definitely delivered everything I would expect from this author: it had a deeper message that would help both children and ad...
Frío (2010)
language
English
3.98 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: The book "Wintergirls" was "hauntingly" amazing the main character lost her best friend after car crash do to the fact that her eating disorder caused her to be so thin. She would forever be haunted by not only her friend but, anorexia and along the way meet a mysterious boy. I ...
Impossible Knife of Memory, The (2014)
language
English
3.95 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Laurie Halse Anderson tackles a tough subject--growing up with a parent who suffers from PTSD. The problems that ensue from this disorder are many and include depression and alcoholism. Perhaps the subject matter handicaps a writer. It is difficult to create a story that moves wh...
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