Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson

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Read Speak: The Graphic Novel Online Free - The critically acclaimed, award-winning, modern classic Speak is now a stunning 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.

With powerful illustrations by Emily Carroll, Speak: The Graphic Novel comes alive for new audiences and fans of the classic novel.

Title : Speak: The Graphic Novel
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ISBN : 0374300283
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 384 pages


destiny rated it ★★★★★

February 11, 2018

Content warnings: sexual assault, self-harm, depression, anxiety, PTSD, victim-shaming “When people don't express themselves, they die one piece at a time.” I first picked up a copy of Speak at the library some time in the very early 2000s, when I wish I’d been too young to know how the world wor...

emilie.❤ rated it ★★★★★

February 17, 2018

If you're a fan of the original novel, you are going to adore the graphic novel. The art is flawless. Every setting, character and emotion looks just how I pictured them. Kristen Stewart was great in the movie, though the Melinda depicted here is more accurate to how she briefly described herself...

Amy's Book Reviews rated it ★★★★★

February 08, 2018

SPEAK is one of the most important books ever written for young adults. It was a first dealing with date rape, years before #MeToo . Laurie Halse Anderson captured Melinda’s quiet vulnerability and burgeoning voice with enough sarcasm to feel authentic, making Melinda’s pain even more poignant. Be...

Courtney rated it ★★★★★

February 09, 2018

I read this for the first time when I was 14 or 15. It was really great to read it again in graphic novel-form.

Scott rated it ★★★★★

March 06, 2018

"Sometimes I think high school is one long hazing activity. If you're tough enough to survive this, they'll let you become an adult . . . I hope it's worth it." - Melinda Sordino Powerfully succinct graphic novel adaptation of the popular young adult best-seller, illustrated in a sparse black / wh...

Rachael rated it ★★★★★

February 14, 2018

uh, so that was amazing. also my first five-star read of 2018! full rtc

Kim rated it ★★★★★

February 12, 2018

How can this book be so great? I know the story, the ending, and yet I was gripped with emotions on every spread. I feel lacerated anew to experience Melinda's story in a new, wholly amazing way. The art is PERFECT. The script is perfectly chosen for the medium. It really is a new book. A seven o...

Erin *Help I’m Reading and I Can’t Get Up* rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 06, 2018

I was clearly not the target audience for this.

Stacy rated it ★★★★☆

February 19, 2018

Wow, you get the same emotional feel as the novel. It was absolutely heartbreaking and just as beautiful. If you love the original novel, you will fall in love all over again with the graphic novel retelling. You get the same story but modernized. I think moving it into this generation made it th...

Kara rated it ★★★★☆

February 10, 2018

This is a fantastic graphic novel, but no adaptation will ever live up to the original. Totally worth the read, though!

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