The drug use and sexual content in Gripped Part 2: Blindsided will surely get it banned from schools, but the topics are too relevant in teenage culture to be ignored. Why do you think this book should be read by kids in middle school and high school? This book should be read by kids in … Continue reading An Interview with Caroline Markley on Gripped 2: Blindsided
Written by Caroline Marley, Marshfield, MA Gripped 2: Blindsided is a captivating read as it explores the effects that drug and alcohol use can have on a person’s life and relationships. It dives deeply into the lives of high schoolers who are introduced to drugs and alcohol at a young age. One of the storylines … Continue reading YA Fiction Novel Teaches About Early Signs of Substance Abuse
Written by Caroline Markley, Marshfield, Massachusetts The new young adult book, Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told by Stacy A. Padula is an intriguing book that allows readers to relate to characters in the story and learn from the things they have done. From this story, one can learn about the tragedy of … Continue reading New Young Adult Novel Takes an Uncensored Look at the Opioid Crisis
Written by Caroline Markley of Marshfield, Massachusetts As a senior in high school, I recommend the young adult novel Gripped by Stacy A. Padula to my friends and classmates. This book is about teenagers in high school, and it talks about what they are going through—socially, personally, and emotionally—so it is easy for people my … Continue reading Why “Gripped” is a Must Read for Every High School Student
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