Melinda was raped as a young girl heading into her first year of high school and what happened after that was a catastrophe and would change her life and her peers view of her. Melinda perpetually haunted by her treacherous past memories struggled to stay happy and sane throughout her overwhelming first year of high school. Melinda evolves over time as she longs to be her past happy self again she slowly but surely begins to regain her happiness and self-confidence. With life-changing events coming at Melinda every which way, she experiences the highs and the lows and finds little things in life like her extraordinary passion for art to help her get through the toughest times in her life. This story will make your heart melt with sorrow and compassion, but also bring to you a remarkable story with realistic like events and settings.
Hidden Girl by Shyima Hall (with Lisa Wysocky) tells the story of Shyima El-Sayed Hassan, who was sold into slavery when she was eight years old; however, she learns how to use her experience for good, and spreads the awareness of how slavery is still a huge problem today. Shyima was born on September 29,1989 in a small town near Alexandria, Egypt. She was the seventh of eleven children, causing her family to live in poverty. In Egypt, not going to school, being poor, cheating on your wife, and selling your children were seen as normal, as okay. After her sister Zahra was accused of stealing money from the family she worked for, Shyima was sent in her place.During her time in slavery, Shyima was mistreated.
He and an unidentified gunman who is still at large, raided a jewelry store on September 30th 2003. The gunman later identified as James Brodie pointed a pistol at the Bates’s daughter Xanthe. Bates leaped forward to protect her and was shot in chest, while Williams bludgeoned her husband with a crow bar. In 2005, Peter Williams was convicted and
Melinda is raped by an older boy at a party the summer before her freshman year of high school. The impacts of this event are socially and psychologically devastating for Melinda. Her declining mental health renders her physically unable to speak about being raped over the summer. She is unable to cope with her trauma, and forced to suffer alone. However, she eventually becomes empowered to speak up for herself and about her experience.
Living Dead Girl Summary Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott is heartbreaking, devastating, and just plain wrong. At just ten years old, Alice, originally named Kayla, was taken from her family, friends, and loved ones. Ray took her and drove her away into the woods, where he beat her until she bled hard. Eventually, they made it back to Ray’s apartment, which was going to be Kayla’s new home for the next five years. Ray changed Kayla’s name to Alice.
Emma Sulkowicz was allegedly raped as sophomore in college at Columbia university. She states that it started off as a consensual sexual encounter, but then she was anally raped. After eight months and hearing from two other girls that had been sexually assaulted by the same man, she went and filed a complaint with the university. The man that was accused was found “not responsible” by the school. This lead Emma to take matters into her own hands and she started the Mattress Performance which was where she would carry her fifty pound mattress with her wherever she went until the accused either left the school or was kicked out.
"The Girl Who Survived" by Carol Bierman and Bronia Brandman. This book is about a family who went into hiding during the holocaust. Bronia starts of at the age of nine years old and ends up being the only one out of her family to survive. Bronia along with Mila, Mendek, and Bonzeka are the main characters in this book. The story was about the family and unsuspected new friends and what they experienced long the way.
There, the McCann 's met up with their family friends. The parents checked on their children every thirty minutes. However, when Madeleine 's mother came to check on her at 10:00 pm, she was missing. This left many people wondering about what could have happened to Madeleine. The first theory is Madeleine 's parents murdered her in the apartment.
First, Heck Tate, the Maycomb sheriff, who is questioned by Mr. Gilmer, the prosecutor. Tate recalls that on November 21st, Bob Ewell told him that Tom Robinson had raped his daughter Mayella. After arriving at the Ewell abode, he questioned Mayella to find the perpetrator. Mayella had told him that Tom Robinson had raped and beat her. Then he brought in Tom Robinson to be identified as the raper while he looked for bruises on Mayella's face.
Mom states individual teacher states individual was about to fight another student. Therapist informed mom that she and individual will continue to work on calm and self-control techniques to help individual when angry. Mom states she will make sure individual takes deep breaths before arguing or fighting anyone. Individual displays regression in angry management due to individual arguing with peers daily as reported by individual teacher. Therapist plans to meet with individual on Thursday, February 16, 2017, between 12-2 PM to work on self-control and calm techniques through role-play.