By: Laurie Halse Anderson
Are you afraid to make mistakes or speak up?
Speak up for what you believe in, rather if that's against someone, or for something. Let your voice be heard.
"An uncannily funny book even as it plumbs the darkness, speak will hold readers from first word to last." -The Horn Book, starred review.
"A stunning first novel....Anderson infuses the narrative with a wit that sustains the heroine through her pain and holds readers' empathy....Melinda's hard-won metamorphosis will leave readers touched and inspired." -Publishers Weekly, starred review
A National Book Award Finalist
A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
Winner of the SCBWI Golden Kite Award
A New York Times Best Seller
A Publishers Weekly Best Seller
An ALA Top Ten Book For Young Adults
An ALA Quick Pick
Winner of eight state book awards-and a finalist for eleven