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Fall 2018 Library Worker
Reading Classics: 100 Classics to Read in a Lifetime
Book of the Month
September 2018 - Speak
By: Laurie Halse Anderson
The modern classic Speak is now a 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.
New to the library - 2018
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"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words."
- Edgar Allan Poe
The library's newest modern poetry collections, due to their emotional and thought-provoking nature, have become favorites among the students of John I. Burton.
"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry."
- Emily Dickinson
when i had
i reached inside
& sculpted some
times new roman.
~ & it was almost good enough.
- Poem from the princess saves herself in this one
to anyone who wonders if they should
contact someone they "miss":
If a person is willing to live without you, then they should.
- Poem from I Love My Love
I spilled my secrets out to you
through written messages and calls.
Told you who I wanted to be,
and what scared me most of all.
But then you let me go.
Now you're just a stranger
who knows everything I know.
- Poem from Bright Minds Empty Souls
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