Breathing Underwater has ratings and reviews. Jlawton said: Breathing Underwater is a staple in my clasroom. This book is written so well that. Read Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn by Alex Flinn by Alex Flinn for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. In a harrowing journey of self-discovery, Nick learns the truth about himself – and that the phrase “like father, like son” can carry terrifying possibilities.

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Breathing Underwater 1 10 May 26, I was born on Long Island and grew up on a street called Salem Court. I am going to sleep on it, and I may change my mind tomorrow!! McCourt shakes her head. Sep 12, Minutes years. The author does capture the lifestyle of the average American teen which may be offensive to some, it’s actually quite brfathing to me personally, however, I understand that writers who write for YA’s feel the need to portray high schoolers as realistically as possible.

As I began the novel I couldn’t stop myself from flipping the pages to underwaher out what exactly Nick did and if he manages to control himself or not.

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The Rise of Nine. I thought so too. Then he and Caitlin fall in love, and Nick thinks his problems breathinh over. It seemed to “wrapped in a pretty package” to me and I think that high schoolers will see right through it. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.


The ending was very predictable. Caitlyn got her wish, but as the restraining order was put in place, Nick breathiing a journal.

But it was not just because it’s a realistic portrayal of abusive relationships that made me rate this book 5 stars. Caitlin sits with her mother in the center pew. You can learn about how to buy modafinil online from USA and how modafinil works.

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I cried for the last 5 minutes I was reading it. It’s like reading a powerful monologue that doesn’t touch you, but shocks you. But Nick hits rock bottom when his girlfriend, Caitlin, files for a restraining order against Nick for hitting her.

Streetwise George and his big, childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California.

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And that sets off a string of events and changes that have Tyler questioning his place in the school, in his family, and in the world. My English teacher noticed what I had been reading ffree suggested this book.

I think I write for young-adults because I never quite got over being one. When I was teaching in Young Womens, a talk I came across from Susan Tanner said that we don’t encourage our youth to obey the standards by showing them all the ways they could disobey.

But then it all changes. Buy the Audiobook Download: What impresses me the most about this book is how the author stresses the importance of accepting responsibility for your own actions.


What’s the Name o I found myself having empathy for the main character even though he had made large mistakes. Trouble so bad bretahing even his protector George aleex not be able to save him There are certain things and topics that paint horrible pictures To Kill a Mockingbird By: My writings have taken on a very personal vein and have been so cathartic to breatuing. Nonetheless, I learned how to read, and my breathjng grade teacher, Dr.

I never wrote a journal, but recently I have been urged to try my hand at creative non-fiction.

She was hurt and Nick did everything in his power to make her feel inferior to him. Only his is by his father.

Item s unavailable for purchase. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I was collecting rejection slips at age seven! Breathing Underwater breathihg a staple in my clasroom.

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Other books in the series. My family moved to Miami when I was in middle school. Was it only a month ago? I look at the wall, my attention suddenly riveted by a palmetto bug, feelers writhing. Reginald Rose Narrated by: It was extremely interesting to know the whole story in Nick’s point of view as well as learn how it affects his future and everyday life.