A fiercely authentic, critically acclaimed and award-winning modern classic.
'Speak up for yourself - we want to know what you have to say.'
From my first day at Merryweather High, I know this is a lie.
Nobody will even talk to me, let alone listen - all because I called the cops on an end-of-summer party.
But if I could only tell everyone why I called the police that night...
If I could explain what happened to me...
If I could speak...
Then everything might change.
'With the rise of women finding their voices and speaking out about sexual assault in the media, this should be on everyone's radar... Powerful, necessary, and essential.' - Kirkus
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Laurie Halse Anderson grew up in Syracuse, New York, and now lives in Pennsylvania with her two daughters. The author of three picture books, 'Speak' was her first novel. Widely reviewed, it was a National Book Award finalist in the States, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, as well as winning the 1999 GolMore about Laurie Halse Anderson