(E–pub/Pdf) [Parkland Speaks] AUTHOR Sarah Lerner
What a powerful project I ll definitely be pulling "some mentor texts from this book for student writing This is such a powerful book Featuring writing poetry journal "mentor texts from this book for student writing This is such a powerful book Featuring writing poetry journal artwork and photos from the survivors of the shooting at MSD this book tells their story The voices of the students can be heard loud and clear in this collection Their writing is poignant and full of cries for change Reading about what happened that day brought tears to my eyes But that is This was both tragic and inspiring to read It s so easy to add your two cents to the gun control argument when you have no personal experience with it ANYONE that wants to participate in the conversation should really take a moment to hear from those that were directly affected by gun violence whether it s those that are moving forward and coping as best as they can or those that aren t coping well and continue to suffer immensely I read this collection in one sitting it s the least anyone can do See of my reviews on The YA Kitten I got a copy for review from the publisher as a reviewer for YA Books CentralThe Parkland massacre took
#The Lives Of 17 #lives of 17 the day it happened and the very recent passings of two survivors bump the number up That makes for 19 young lives stolen before they could even drink legally or decide their futures And yet people still say the shooting was a hoax with actors My own brother believes the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax and the fight. Featuring art and writing from the students of the Parkland tragedy this is a raw look at the events of February 14 and a poignant representation of grief healing and hopeThe students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share their emotional journeys that began on February. E especially hauntin This book is really tough to read Aside from a few entries written by teachers and what they remember about that day it s all from different students points of view It s heartbreaking It doesn t feel right to rate this book this collection of essays and poems these first hand accounts of the terror survived in Parkland FL on Valentine s Day one year ago It s hard to read A main takeawa As you might expect this is a hard book to read We re seeing the worst day in these ids lives and it s fairly unflinching It "S Not Gratuitous But It "not gratuitous but it like we are hiding with them waiting for the gunman to come It s excruciating in parts and it should be Seventeen people were murdered for no reason I m in awe of their bravery both for surviving and for continuing to speak out even though a lot of people wish they wouldn tThese ids are changing the worldHighly recommended Heartbreaking Poignant Brave Necessary This is definitely going to be a book I recommend to friends and family Very thought provoking and moving read Reading these personal accounts really put "Events Like This In " like this in from a humanistic viewpoint as opposed to just hearing the facts repeated on the news These inds of stories need to be shared for other readers to learn from Five stars A must read This is an emotional powerful and moving book about grief loss heartbreak hope and healing February 14 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. And photographs from the events of February 14 and its aftermath Full of heartbreaking loss a rally cry for change and hope for a safe future these artistic pieces will inspire readers to reflect on their own lives and the importance of valuing and protecting the ones you lov. .
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Reading Parkland Speaks I Already Parkland Speaks I already "A Few Ideas About Awful "few ideas about awful things I d like to do to anyone who claims this shooting or any other tragedy of gun violence was a hoax with crisis actor survivors or who so much as makes fun of those who made it out alive After reading it Well the nicest thing I can say is that those people might deserve being verbally smacked across the face with this bookTo uote the jacket copy It is raw It is real Took "the words right out of my mouth That s exactly the best description "words right out of my mouth That s exactly the best description the art poetry and words inside Parkland Speaks Some of the poetry is less than uality but it misses the point entirely to focus on that These are people who found the words they needed to speak of the unspeakable who made visual art to express what they might not be able to say The lack of polish makes what they put on the page resonant and communicates the unspokenA particularly noteworthy pair of complementary works included in the book a speech given to Congress by Marjory Stoneman Douglas teacher Stacey Lippel and an account of the tragedy written by survivor Madalyn Snyder Lippel mentions that one of her students screamed upon seeing that the next door teacher Scott Beigel was dead and Madalyn Snyder tells you she was that student while relating her own experience The shared experience they have and the role they play in each other s memories of that day is mad. 14 2018 and continue today This revealing and unfiltered look at teens living in the wake of tragedy is a poignant representation of grief anger determination healing and hopeThe intimate collection includes poetry eyewitness accounts letters speeches journal entries drawings. ,