“Places, everyone!” Drama is an exciting, emotional, and unexpected series of events or set of circumstances. Through vibrant graphics and intricate plots, Raina Telgemeier encaptures all of this in her graphic novel, Drama. Drama is filled with many ups and downs, but the protagonist, Callie, overcomes numerous challenges with heroism and the help of her friends. From her middle school musical to boy trouble, Callie realizes that all drama isn’t that bad. Raina Telgemeier’s Drama should be included in the Little Free Library due to its heroic lessons, Telgemeier’s confidence boldness in attempting to socially broaden the minds of young readers, and its established popularity.
The book Between Shades of Grey changed me because it showed me to always stay true to yourself. It showed me to help each other especially in bad times. This book is about a fifteen year old girl whose family is taken. Lina’s family cared for everyone even if they were being obnoxious.They helped everyone whether they knew them or not.Lina’s family had open arms to everyone they met. People always have a chance to help others and we should show it more.
Love, fleeting and fluid, is something to be cherished throughout life. I fell into a heart wrenching love while I was only 15 years old. Reading novels about heroines and tragic love stories is no comparison to the real emotion and that never ceases to amaze me. I am just a high school student, I may not even understand what love is yet, but I have been emotionally attached to people and that is an emotion all in itself. It’s a sensation Edward and I both can relate
Sexuality in adolescence Sexuality is the most notorious and common sign of development in adolescence. “The House on Mango street”, by Sandra Cisneros is a coming of age novel, where Esperanza transitions from a girl into a young teen. In her journey, Esperanza comes across many challenges, she is forced to grow up by life’s adversities. In the short story “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid, a mother advises her daughter and scolds her into becoming a decent woman. In her guidance, the mother is worried about her daughter’s sexual activity and warns her about the consequences of improper behavior.
McCullers uses many themes throughout her story , identity and self worth have been shown as a prevalent theme through this story. A great example of the theme identity is when “twelve year old Frankie is entering the phase of her adolescence in which she undergoes dramatic changes and begins seriously considering who she is as a person and who she will become” (Novels for Students 126). In addition sexual and emotional development show as a result why Frankie has acted the way she has been towards Berenice “He was staring at the back of her hand as though what he wanted and needed was angled eyesight that could cut around corners and read people’s cards” (McCullers 14). However Frankie shows maturity too her adulthood as a result to further her experience level. Frankie looks at Berenice as a mother figure due to her being the one too raise her for so many years and to give her all the advice
The novel “Risk” by Fleur Ferris is about two teenage girls – Taylor and Sierra. Sierra meets a “boy” named Jacob Jones online and agrees to meet up with him but after three days, she still hasn’t come back home and her phone always goes straight to voicemail, Taylor ends up trying to figure out what happened to her. I felt that this novel is what I would call an actual good book, unlike other books, which seem to have a lot of girly romance that isn’t realistic, “Risk” takes it to a whole new level as the whole storyline and situation is terrifying but at the same time realistic and sets awareness because it could happen in anyone’s
The Beacon Street Girls Series focuses on five preteen girls as they proceed through junior high, who all know they can count on each other. These girls reflect different personalities in comparison to one another as they validate opposites do attract in friendship. The twenty two books of the series target an audience of preteen girls, and involve lessons that they can take away from and apply to their everyday life. The sixth book in the series, Lake Rescue, presents the girls with a new character named Chelsea, who is “. .
The War between the Twins By: Francine Pascal’s Introduction Francine Pascal is an American author best known for creating the Sweet Valley High Series, and one of world’s most popular fiction writers for teenagers. One of her story of the Sweet Valley Series is The War between the Twins. The main characters are Jessica Wakefield and Elizabeth Wakefield is equally popular. They described as having long golden hair, blue-green eyes, a tan, and a dimple on the cheek. Jessica Wakefield is a member of Unicorns Club, a club consisting of the prettiest and most popular girls at their school.
“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” Literary Analysis The story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” Is about a 15 year old lass who spends all her time with friends down at the local drive in. The story,written by Joyce Carol Oates, is a short story about psychological realism. Joyce Carol Oates is one of the most well-known writers of our time. Of all the novels she has published, Oates’ “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”, has held some of the world’s biggest controversies. These theories, the theory of free will, for example, contains variations in themes of setting, characterization, and plot.
It’s not perfect; however, there are several great themes that was tackled in a sensible way. The main prose is how an innocent sixteen-year-old girl Cady, who’s attending public school for the first time, has been introduce to the melting pot of high-school environment. She will experience the wildest rites of passage of being a teen. The viewers will see her growth as a character and a teenager as she befriends new people, and fall in love. The movie employed harmful gendered stereotypes that are often damaging to young women if not challenged.