The way I used to be

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Publisher:
Margaret K. McElderry Books,
Pub. Date:
[2016]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 13
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 640L
Description
A New York Times bestseller! In the tradition of Speak, this extraordinary debut novel shares the unforgettable story of a young woman as she struggles to find strength in the aftermath of an assault.Eden was always good at being good. Starting high school didn&;t change who she was. But the night her brother&;s best friend rapes her, Eden&;s world capsizes. What was once simple, is now complex. What Eden once loved&;who she once loved&;she now hates. What she thought she knew to be true, is now lies. Nothing makes sense anymore, and she knows she&;s supposed to tell someone what happened but she can&;t. So she buries it instead. And she buries the way she used to be. Told in four parts&;freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year&;this provocative debut reveals the deep cuts of trauma. But it also demonstrates one young woman&;s strength as she navigates the disappointment and unbearable pains of adolescence, of first love and first heartbreak, of friendships broken and rebuilt, and while learning to embrace a power of survival she never knew she had hidden within her heart.
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9781481449366
9781481449359
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4.4, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 640L
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subject_facetEmotional problems -- Fiction
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Rape -- Fiction
title_displayThe way I used to be
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Rape