Lessons from a Dead Girl

Lessons from a Dead Girl
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Age Range
14+
Release Date
October 09, 2007
ISBN
0763632791
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An unflinching story of a troubled friendship — and one girl’s struggle to come to terms with secrets and shame and find her own power to heal.

Leah Greene is dead. For Laine, knowing what really happened and the awful feeling that she is, in some way, responsible set her on a journey of painful self-discovery. Yes, she wished for this. She hated Leah that much. Hated her for all the times in the closet, when Leah made her do those things. They were just practicing, Leah said. But why did Leah choose her? Was she special, or just easy to control? And why didn’t Laine make it stop sooner? In the aftermath of the tragedy, Laine is left to explore the devastating lessons Leah taught her, find some meaning in them, and decide whether she can forgive Leah and, ultimately, herself.

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Abuse can truly hurt
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Reader reviewed by Milly

Laine is abused by another girl Leah in the doll house closet, as she trys to escape the horror from the event she finds hers self having and trouble and wondering if..Leah really is a friend or not.

She also trys to forgive Leah and also herself for what ahs happened. While trying to prove she is not obbessed with girls and guys to Leah and hopefully herself.

She too makes friends, and doesn't know if they are like Leah and truly hopes when in the end they pass the "friendship test" and Laine..trys to move on.
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