Written by Gianna Arcabascio of Archbishop Williams High School and Pembroke, Massachusetts Gripped 3: The Fallout by Stacy A. Padula provides excellent examples of the causes and consequences substance abuse in ways that are relatable to a teenage audience. From the very beginning of the series, one of the main characters, Chris Dunkin, has madeContinue reading “Y.A. Novel Recommended for Pre-teens, Teens, & Parents”
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Y.A. Fiction Novel Helps Readers Understand Root Causes of Teenage Substance Abuse
As a senior in high school, I believe it is very important for teens to be aware of the consequences of using drugs and alcohol. There are too many teens that use drugs and alcohol to “fit in” without realizing what truly can happen to them. Gripped 3: The Fallout by Stacy A. Padula has many events that help portray the importance of making the right decisions.
New Y.A. Fiction Novel Teaches Teens Important Life Lessons
Written by Gianna Arcabascio, Pembroke, MA Gripped Part 2: Blindsided by Stacy A. Padula is an amazing book that should be read by all high school and middle school kids. The topics portrayed are relevant and important for all teenagers to hear. It is imperative to be aware of the consequences of drugs, alcohol, andContinue reading “New Y.A. Fiction Novel Teaches Teens Important Life Lessons”
New Y.A. Novel is too Relevant to be Ignored
The topics in Gripped Part 2: Blindsided by Stacy Padula are too relevant in teenage culture to be ignored. Blindsided is an amazing book that should be read by all high school and middle school students. The topics portrayed are relevant and important for all teenagers to hear, as it is wise to be informed about the consequences of…
The New Novel Teens Will Want to Read
Written by Gianna Arcabascio Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told by Stacy Padula is a book of life lessons and real life situations, which allows readers to connect with the characters’ relationships and emotions. Taylor, the main character, has dealt with a painkiller addiction since his torn ACL. He has struggled to getContinue reading “The New Novel Teens Will Want to Read”
Teen Fiction Novel Raises Awareness about Addiction
Written by Gianna Arcabascio As a junior in high school, I recommend Stacy Padula’s novel, Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told, to all young adults. This book is a great representation of what goes on in teeanagers’ daily lives. It also brings awareness of drugs and how easy it is for people toContinue reading “Teen Fiction Novel Raises Awareness about Addiction”
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