YA Fiction Novel Teaches About Early Signs of Substance Abuse

Caroline Markley recently graduated from Marshfield High School, where she was the goalie of the Varsity lacrosse team and in National Honor Society. She is now attending Villanova University. She is an avid horseback rider who competes nationally and also an impressive artist. Caroline has a passion for the environment and is studying environmental science … Continue reading YA Fiction Novel Teaches About Early Signs of Substance Abuse

Y.A. Novel “Blindsided” Recommended for Early High School Students

Written by Bradford Campbell, Duxbury, MA Bradford Campbell is currently a senior at Thayer Academy. He is captain of their Varsity Soccer and Track and Field teams. In school, Bradford is a 2020 Student Government Representative and Peer Advisor for freshman students. He also enjoys volunteering for Special Olympics and Habitat for Humanity. Bradford participates … Continue reading Y.A. Novel “Blindsided” Recommended for Early High School Students

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...

Marshfield Senior Recommends Teens Read New Novel About Addiction

From reading Gripped Part 2: Blindsided, kids can learn how one seemingly harmless decision can lead to a series of drastic, uncontrollable consequences. Not only does the book reveal the dangerous, addictive effects that drugs have on teenagers, but it also reveals how drugs can cause both relationship and mental health problems as many of the characters in the novel become distant with their friends and family and suffer from extreme anxiety as a result of the drugs they have become entangled in.