Product Detail

Speak (Platinum) - Not Available - Out of Print
Contributor(s):Anderson, Laurie Halse (Author)
 

ISBN: 0142407321   EAN: 9780142407325
Publisher: Puffin Books
US SRP: $ 10.00 US 
Binding: Paperback
Language(s): English
Pub Date: 04/20/2006
Annotation: This special anniversary edition of Anderson's National Book Award-winning novel includes an new Introduction and Afterword by the author, resources, a discussion guide, and a special preview of Anderson's newest book, "Wintergirls."


Additional Information
OCLC Number: OCLC#69106999
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | General
LC Subjects:
-Emotional problems -High schools
-Schools -Emotional problems of teenagers
-Rape
Dewey: FIC
LC Call Number: PZ7.A54385
Features: Price on Product
Target Age Group: 14 to UP
Physical Info: 0.6" H x 8.1" L x 5.7" W (0.55 lbs) 197 pages
Carton Quantity: 72  

Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Biographical Note:
Laurie Halse Anderson has received both the Margaret Edwards Award and the ALAN Award for her contributions to young adult literature. She has also been honored by the National Coalition Against Censorship in recognition of her fight to combat the censoring of literature. She is the author of the groundbreaking National Book Award finalist and Printz Honor Book Speak. She is also author of the critically acclaimed YA books Prom, Twitsted, Catalyst, Wintergirls, and The Impossible Knife of Memory. She has also authored a number of middle grade titles including The Vet Volunteers series, and the historical fiction Seeds of America Trilogy, which includes Forge, ALA Best Book for Young Adults Fever 1793, and the National Book Award finalist and Scott O'Dell Award-winner Chains. She and her husband live in northern New York State. Follow Laurie on Twitter @halseanderson and visit her at madwomanintheforest.com.

Brief Description:
Originally published: U.S.A.: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1999.

Brief Description:
"Includes bonus material and a new foreward by the author"--Cover flap.

Brief Description:
A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school.

Publisher Marketing:

Laurie Halse Anderson's award-winning, highly acclaimed, and controversial novel about a teenager who chooses not to speak rather than to give voice to what really happened to her marks ten years in print with this special anniversary edition. Bonus material created for this edition includes a new introduction and afterword from the author, resources, and discussion guide. Will also include a preview of Anderson's newest book, "Wintergirls." The quintessential edition for all fans of this powerfully moving book.


Review Citations:
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col 01/01/2011 pg. 873 (EAN 9780142414736, Paperback)
  • Publishers Weekly 04/09/2001 pg. 77 (EAN 9780141310886, Paperback)
  • School Library Journal 01/01/2001 (EAN 9780807284032, Analog Audio Cassette)
  • School Library Journal 11/01/2002 (EAN 9780807284032, Analog Audio Cassette)
  • Publishers Weekly 09/13/1999 pg. 85 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Booklist 09/15/1999 pg. 247 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Kirkus Review - Children 09/15/1999 pg. 1496 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 11/15/1999 pg. 618 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2000 pg. 820 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • New York Times 03/12/2000 pg. 30 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • ALA Best Books Young Adults 01/01/2000 pg. 1340 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 01/01/2000 pg. 1361 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1999 pg. 92 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col 01/01/2000 pg. 71 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 11/15/2000 pg. 632 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo 01/01/2001 pg. 62 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col 01/01/2002 pg. 586 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2000 pg. 92 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • School Library Journal 10/01/1999 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Library Journal 12/01/1999 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo 01/01/2005 pg. 561 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Entertainment Weekly 10/15/2010 pg. 78 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo 01/01/2009 pg. 769 (EAN 9780374371524, Hardcover)

Contributor Bio: Anderson, Laurie Halse
Laurie Halse Anderson has received both the Margaret Edwards Award and the ALAN Award for her contributions to young adult literature. She has also been honored by the National Coalition Against Censorship in recognition of her fight to combat the censoring of literature. She is the author of the groundbreaking National Book Award finalist and Printz Honor Book Speak. She is also author of the critically acclaimed YA books Prom, Twitsted, Catalyst, Wintergirls, and The Impossible Knife of Memory. She has also authored a number of middle grade titles including The Vet Volunteers series, and the historical fiction Seeds of America Trilogy, which includes Forge, ALA Best Book for Young Adults Fever 1793, and the National Book Award finalist and Scott O'Dell Award-winner Chains. She and her husband live in northern New York State. Follow Laurie on Twitter @halseanderson and visit her at madwomanintheforest.com.



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