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    Book Review: Speak The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson and Artwork by Emily Carroll

    TITLE: Speak: The Graphic NovelAUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR: Laurie Halse Anderson + Emily CarrollPUBLICATION DATE: February 6th, 2018GENRES: Graphic Novel, Young Adult, Realistic FictionPAGE COUNT: 374PURCHASE: Amazon – KindleMY RATING: 4/5 Stars SYNOPSIS: “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…