By Joe Siracusa—Braintree, Massachusetts The novel Gripped Part 2: Blindsided by Stacy A. Padula portrays the damaged relationships of many characters as a result of drug and alcohol abuse. When Taylor, the older brother of Marc and Jordan, begins to attempt recovering from addiction, he has to also deal with the drug epidemic he has … Continue reading Xaverian Brothers Senior Reviews Stacy Padula’s “Gripped 2: Blindsided”
By Joe Siracusa—Braintree, Massachusetts As seen in “Gripped Part 2: Blindsided” by Stacy A. Padula, drug use and sexual intercourse are very present in high school culture. Reading this book as a senior in high school is a very enjoyable and informative way to learn about the dangers of these topics. The whole Gripped series should … Continue reading An Enjoyable & Informative Way For Teens to Learn about the Dangers of Drug Abuse
Written by Joseph Siracusa, Braintree, MA Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told by Stacy A. Padula is a great novel for readers at the middle school and high school level. The two main storylines of Gripped Part 1 provide an insight into the characters of the novel and the significant changes that arise … Continue reading Senior Class President at Xaverian Brothers Shares His Thoughts on “Gripped” by Stacy Padula
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