It contains every single cliche about how making friends with anyone whose social life doesn't involve Christian youth clubs will inevitably lead to the sort of parties where teenagers can drink beer and have a puff of a joint and it is downhill all the way from there. Also when Alice is introduce to new drugs they explained the drug and what affects makes on people. So stick on our side. I didn't have a problem with her characterization, however, since a kid would likely have self-esteem issues in order to be tempted into the lifestyle that she had. When it gets to that point, it's very, very hard to get them out of it.
It just is too heavy-handed to ring true. You only live life once so why not take advantage of it. On top of that her family has now moved and she's having trouble making new friends. People are always discovering new things about themselves and how their culture and heritage helps to cultivate their identity. At the end of the day it comes down to the fact that we will always find a way to do what we want. I went back and reread this. If you are going to read her books read these but dont start collecting all the sparks edited diaries.
This book allows kids to learn about the effects drugs can have on their lives. As powerful -- and as timely -- today as ever, Go Ask Alice remains the definitive book on the horrors of addiction. Upoznajte svoju djecu kako biste znali kada nisu svoji! I really liked this book a lot! Yet the ''Alice'' writers faced a real problem, one that Glovach and Burgess should be respected for tackling. Her father is college professor and her mother stays home and takes care of the kids. You will be marked for the rest of your life and then you will die because of drugs.
It was written by the author who lived in Utah clue? I wish this had been a community read at my high school when I attended because it would have spread awareness about addiction around my community and started conversations about treatment and care. I suppose there's always the possibility that the ending would have stolen my heart for being so incredible, but I honestly don't feel any regret at never finding out. She does this when she gives examples of standing up for herself. Beatrice Sparks, may you burn in the flaming pits of heck. Apparently the book is named after the song 'Go Ask Alice' from Jefferson Airplane, and the song takes it's lines from Alice in Wonderland. Her life changes for the worse when her family moves to a new town and she finds herself less popular and more isolated than ever before. Teško je kada im se ne može pomoći, jer ni sami ne znaju kako bi tu pomoć prihvatili.
Even when she wasn't on drugs, it just didn't sound right to me. I did feel really bad for her. The author was clearly trying to scare people with this book. She couldn't keep herself from addicting to drug. Alice writes several times about streaking her diary with tears and I almost did the same while reading this short book. I read it at an impressionable age and I can honestly say it scared me away from ever trying drugs. It is basically talking about a teen girl once believed she have the best life she can ever get.
There is nothing more disappointing than picking up a book advertising itself as a 'true-story' when in fact the book was made up by the author. Then Ashley came to me and started talking about drugs. If you are interested in the story, but don't think you can hack the book,. And I tell them, yes, my mother knew, before I was even finished with the first entry. The ''Alice'' writers, or editors, were delivering a cautionary tale: Fall in with the wrong crowd and you will do drugs, turn against America and dishonor your parents. Many grow into the false realization that they have to come in touch with their culture, without first understanding where they are truly from. Even as a 12-year-old, however, it was obvious to me that every si This book is crap on its own.
. She started talking about the things that kids say about drugs at school. She told me that she and her best friend had a teary talk about how sad the My daughter read this book. When I tell people this, they usually look at me in an appalled fashion, and ask if my parents knew I was reading it. It's a fast read and easy to understand, which is another reason why it's good for teens.
She told me she could fix that and next thing you know, she's tying the belt around my arm. I finished it in four hours just so I could finish reading it. This was one of the first books I gobbled up, in part because my babysitters who would now be in their fifties had me mystified by this thing called adolescence. And did I mention that drugs make you gay? It would make even the cleanest of people stay off drugs for the rest of their lives. What struck me the most about the book in the first place was the supposed 15 year old's ability to be honest with her diary - I constantly lie to my own, never trusting it with the truth, or trusting myself with it - so when that need for someone to be honest with it f The way I felt about this book entirely changed once I found out that it wasn't a real diary, which provided insight into how much the background story of a novel affects my enjoyment of it.