EBOOK READ [Parkland Speaks]
S about awful unspeakable things I d like to do to anyone who claims this shooting or any other tragedy of gun violence was a hoax with crisis actor survivors or who so much as makes fun of those who made it out alive After reading it Well the nicest thing I can say is that those people might deserve being verbally smacked across the face with this bookTo uote the jacket copy It is raw It is real Took the words right out of my mouth That s exactly the best description of the art poetry and words inside Parkland Speaks Some of the poetry is less than uality But It Misses The Point Entirely To Focus On That it misses the point entirely to focus on that are people who found the words they needed to speak of the unspeakable who made visual art to express what they might not be able to say The lack of polish makes what they put on the page resonant and communicates the unspokenA particularly noteworthy pair of complementary works included in the book a speech given to Congress by
Stoneman Douglas Stacey Lippel and an account of the tragedy written by survivor Madalyn Snyder Lippel mentions that one of her students screamed upon seeing that the next door teacher Scott Beigel was dead and Madalyn Snyder tells ou she was that student while relating her own experience The shared experience they have and the role they play in each other s memories of that day is made especially haunting given that this is the only time such an overlap occursAll of their stories are presented in a small fragile seeming paperback with scrapbook style formatting that mixes typed words with scanned in handwritten works held in place with tape or rocks Really give an award to Jaclyn Whalen for her interior design workThe book s insubstantial construction does make it less than ideal for smacking someone across the face with it I admit but that s why The Concubine you do it verbally instead of physically Remember physical violence is bad and I don t condone it But that s not important This is we must never forget Parkland Ifou read Parkland Speaks Surfing: The World's Best Surf Breaks and Techniques (World Sports Guide) you will never forget doing And photographs from the events of February 14 and its aftermath Full of heartbreaking loss a rally cry for change and hope for a safe future these artistic pieces will inspire readers to reflect on their own lives and the importance of valuing and protecting the onesou lov. Ading these personal accounts really #PUT EVENTS LIKE THIS IN PERSPECTIVE #events like this in perspective a humanistic viewpoint as opposed to just hearing the facts repeated on this in perspective from a humanistic viewpoint as opposed to just hearing the facts repeated on news These kinds of stories need to be shared for other readers to learn from Heartbreaking Poignant Brave Necessary This is definitely going to be a book I recommend to friends and family As The Infernal you might expect this is a hard book to read We re seeing the worst day in these kids lives and it s fairly unflinching It s not gratuitous but it feels like we are hiding with them waiting for the gunman to come It s excruciating in parts and it should be Seventeen people were murdered for no reason I m in awe of their bravery both for surviving and for continuing to speak out even though a lot of people wish they wouldn tThese kids are changing the worldHighly recommended It doesn t feel right to rate this book this collection of essays and poems these first hand accounts of the terror survived in Parkland FL on Valentine s Day oneear ago It s hard to read A main takeaway for me in these essays and poems is the abundance of PTSD documented by these kids and teachers Their survival comes at a life long price so many express guilt and rage and fear and immeasurable profound sadness that won t fade it will just change This book is really tough to read Aside from a few entries written by teachers and what they remember about that day it s all from different students points of view It s heartbreaking See of my reviews on The YA Kitten I got a copy for review from the publisher as a reviewer for YA Books CentralThe Parkland massacre took the lives of 17 students the day it happened and the very recent passings of two survivors bump the number up That makes for 19 The Divers' Game young lives stolen before they could even drink legally or decide their futures Andet people still say the shooting was a hoax with actors My own brother believes the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax and the fight we had about it when I found out was uglyBefore reading Parkland Speaks I already had a few idea. 14 2018 and continue today This revealing and unfiltered look at teens living in the wake of tragedy is a poignant representation of grief anger determination healing and hopeThe intimate collection includes poetry eyewitness accounts letters speeches journal entries drawings. .marjory stoneman douglas
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This was both tragic and inspiring
TO READ IT S SO EASYread It s so easy add our two cents to the gun control argument When You Have No Personal you have no personal with it ANYONE that wants to participate in the conversation should really take a moment to hear from those that were directly affected by gun violence whether it s those that are moving forward and coping as best as they can or those that aren t coping well and continue to suffer immensely I read this collection in one sitting it s the least anyone can this collection in one sitting it s the least anyone can This is such a powerful book Featuring writing poetry journal entries artwork and photos from the survivors of the shooting at MSD this book tells their story The voices of the students can be heard loud and clear in this collection Their writing is poignant and full of cries for change Reading about what happened that day brought tears to my eyes But that is what we all need to read to open our eyes and start listening I encourage ou to read this to understand what happens in our country and in our schools and to hear the voices of the survivors What a powerful project I ll definitely be pulling some mentor texts from this book for student writing Five stars A must read This is an emotional powerful and moving book about grief loss heartbreak hope and healing February 14 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School started out ordinary The halls were bursting with balloons stuffed animals hearts and Valentines Then during the final period of the day tragedy struck when a former student opened fire in the Freshman building Seventeen people lost their lives that day to another senseless act of gun violence For three hours students and teachers cowered in classrooms texting praying and wondering if they would be next That day marked the end of innocence and safety The survivors hugged cried and wondered how they had been spared while some their friends and teachers had not How do Heart of the Night Secret Agent Series you move forward after gun violence shattersour lifeThis is a book I urge everyone to read T Very thought provoking and moving read Re. Featuring art and writing from the students of the Parkland tragedy this is a raw look at the events of February 14 and a poignant representation of grief healing and hopeThe students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share their emotional journeys that began on February.