Laurie Halse Anderson könyvei a rukkolán
Laurie Halse Anderson - Catalyst
Chemistry honors student and cross-country runner Kate Malone is driven. Daughter of a father who is a reverend first and a parent second ("Rev. Dad [Version 4.7] is a faulty operating system, incompatible with my software.") and a dead mother she tries not to remember, Kate has one goal: To escape them both by gaining entrance to her own holy temple, MIT. Eschewing sleep, she runs endlessly every night waiting for the sacred college acceptance letter. Then two disasters occur: Sullen classmate Teri and her younger brother, Mikey, take over Kate's room when their own house burns down, and a too-thin letter comes from MIT, signifying denial. And so the experiment begins. Can crude Teri and sweet Mikey, combined with the rejection letter, form the catalyst that will shake Kate out of her selfish tunnel vision and force her to deal with the suppressed pain of her mom's death? "If I could run all the time, life would be fine. As long as I keep moving, I'm in control." But for Kate, it's time to stop running and face the feelings she's spent her whole life racing away from.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Prom
Philadelphia high school who doesn't care about the prom. It's pretty much the only good thing that happens there, and everyone plans to make the most of it--especially Ash's best friend, Natalia, who's the head of the committee and has prom stars in her eyes. Then the faculty advisor is busted for taking the prom money and Ash finds herself roped into putting together a gala dance. But she has plenty of help--from her large and loving (if exasperating!) family, from Nat's eccentric grandmother, from the principal, from her fellow classmates. And in making the prom happen, Ash learns some surprising things about making her life happen, too.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Wintergirls
Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the skinniest. But what comes after size zero and size double-zero? When Cassie succumbs to the demons within, Lia feels she is being haunted by her friend's restless spirit. In her most emotionally wrenching, lyrically written book since the multiple-award-winning Speak, best-selling author Laurie Halse Anderson explores Lia's descent into the powerful vortex of anorexia, and her painful path toward recovery.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Speak: The Graphic Novel
"Speak up for yourself - we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless--an outcast--because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her. Through her work on an art project, she is finally able to face what really happened that night: She was raped by an upperclassman, a guy who still attends Merryweather and is still a threat to her.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Fever 1793
During the summer of 1793, Mattie Cook lives above the family coffee shop with her widowed mother and grandfather. Mattie spends her days avoiding chores and making plans to turn the family business into the finest Philadelphia has ever seen. But then the fever breaks out. Disease sweeps the streets, destroying everything in its path and turning Mattie's world upside down. At her feverish mother's insistence, Mattie flees the city with her grandfather. But she soon discovers that the sickness is everywhere, and Mattie must learn quickly how to survive in a city turned frantic with disease.
Laurie Halse Anderson - The Impossible Knife of Memory
For the past five years, Hayley Kincaid and her father, Andy, have been on the road, never staying long in one place as he struggles to escape the demons that have tortured him since his return from Iraq. Now they are back in the town where he grew up so Hayley can attend school. Perhaps, for the first time, Hayley can have a normal life, put aside her own painful memories, even have a relationship with Finn, the hot guy who obviously likes her but is hiding secrets of his own. Will being back home help Andy’s PTSD, or will his terrible memories drag him to the edge of hell, and drugs push him over? The Impossible Knife of Memory is Laurie Halse Anderson at her finest: compelling, surprising, and impossible to put down.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Twisted
Another New York Times bestseller from Laurie Halse Anderson! High school senior Tyler Miller used to be the kind of guy who faded into the background. But since he got busted for doing graffiti on the school, and spent the summer doing outdoor work to pay for it, he stands out like you wouldn't believe. His new physique attracts the attention of queen bee Bethany Milbury, who just so happens to be his father's boss's daughter, the sister of his biggest enemy— and Tyler's secret crush. And that sets off a string of events and changes that have Tyler questioning his place in school, in his family, and in the world.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Shout
Bestselling 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 changed 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 about 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 ignore.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Wintermädchen
Die Freundinnen Lia und Cassie haben sich geschworen, die dünnsten Mädchen der Schule zu werden. Nun ist Cassie tot. Für Lia bricht eine Welt zusammen. Und die Stimme in ihrem Kopf, die ihr befiehlt zu hungern, wird immer lauter ... In der Silvesternacht leisten die beiden Freundinnen Lia und Cassie einen heiligen Schwur: Sie wollen alles dafür tun, die dünnsten Mädchen der Schule zu sein. Nun ist Cassie tot und für Lia bricht eine Welt zusammen. Doch die Stimmen in ihrem Kopf werden immer lauter. Sie befehlen ihr zu hungern und Lia gehorcht - in ihrem einsamen Kampf gegen sich selbst, ihre Eltern und ihre tote Freundin, die in der Welt der Wintermädchen auf sie wartet.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Hadd mondjam el...
Hadd mondjam el... Miért kerülik Melindát iskolatársai? S ő miért viselkedik olyan különösen? Alig beszél, egyre inkább magába zárkózik, pedig nagyon is szeretne ismét a közösséghez tartozni. Történhetett valami, de mi és mikor? Mi okozza a zavart a tizennégy éves lányban s körülötte? Mi oszlathatja el annak a borzalmas nyári bulinak az emlékét, s teheti a helyére az ott történteket? Ezt meséli el a szerző díjnyertes, több nyelvre lefordított, drámai erejű, ugyanakkor az iróniát sem nélkülöző könyvében.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Speak
From her first moment at Merryweather High, Melinda Sordino knows she's an outcast. She busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops - a major infraction in high-school society - so her old friends won't talk to her, and people she doesn't know glare at her. No one knows why she called the police, and she can't get out the words to explain. So she retreats into her head, where the lies and hypocrisies of high school stand in stark relief to her own silence. But it's not so comfortable in her head, either - there's something banging around in there that she doesn't want to think about. But, try as she might, it just won't go away...
Laurie Halse Anderson - Jégviráglányok
_– Halott lány közeledik – mondják a fiúk a folyosón._ _– Áruld el a titkodat! - suttogják a lányok egyik vécéből a másikba._ _Én vagyok az a lány._ _A combjaim közötti hézag, a hézagon átsütő fény vagyok._ _Porcelán keretre drótozott csontváz vagyok, az, amit ők akarnak._ Lia és Cassie, a piszkafa testbe fagyott jégviráglányok, valamikor a legjobb barátnők voltak. Ám Cassie meghalt, Lia anyját lefoglalja a mások életének megmentése, apja nincs otthon, mert az ügyeit intézi, a mostohaanyjának fogalma sincs, Lia fejében pedig egyre mondja a hang, hogy te parancsolsz, maradj erős, adj le még többet, nyomjál még kevesebbet. Ha így folytatja – vékony, vékonyabb, legvékonyabb – egyszer talán eltűnhet mindenestül. Ebben a regényben, amely Laurie Halse Anderson legmegrázóbb alkotása a Nemzeti Könyvdíjat elnyert Hadd mondjam el óta, az író egy lányt kísér el a hátborzongató alászállásra az anorexia mindent megemésztő bugyraiba.
Laurie Halse Anderson - Chains
If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl? As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate become the property of a malicious New York City couple, the Locktons, who have no sympathy for the American Revolution and even less for Ruth and Isabel. When Isabel meets Curzon, a slave with ties to the Patriots, he encourages her to spy on her owners, who know details of British plans for invasion. She is reluctant at first, but when the unthinkable happens to Ruth, Isabel realizes her loyalty is available to the bidder who can provide her with freedom. From acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson comes this compelling, impeccably researched novel that shows the lengths we can go to cast off our chains, both physical and spiritual.
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