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Laurie Halse Anderson Tackles PTSD In New Gripping Read

Laurie Halse Anderson is brilliant at taking on social issues.  The Impossible Knife Of Memory explores PTSD in veterans.  Hayley’s father, Andy, served in Iraq.  They have just moved to his home town to the house he grew up in so Hayley can go to high school.  351 more words

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Cover Lust #23 - The Impossible Knife of Memory

Cover Lust #23 – The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

I’m not familiar with Laurie Halse Anderson’s writing. I’ve heard of her, obviously, but I’ve not read one of her books before. 151 more words

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The Stress We Share With Our Children and The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Last night was not pretty in our family. There wasn’t anything big, but the little stuff infused with exhaustion, emotion, and an 11 year-old’s lack of understanding. 1,161 more words

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First Lines Friday

This is a great way to promote books in a classroom or media center by posting these first lines on a shelf next to the book or on a bulletin board or white board to generate student interest. 482 more words

Book Review: The Impossible Knife of Memory

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 (Nice Effort! Still enjoyed it despite negatives)

Laurie Halse Anderson, author of the Printz Honor book Speak, is back with her latest offering… 594 more words

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Book Review: The Impossible Knife of Memory

I’ve been a fan of Laurie Halse Anderson since I read Speak years ago. She has this uncanny ability to write about serious topics in a way that isn’t preachy but still drives home a point. 730 more words

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