childhood

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy : A Memoir

J.D. Vance
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Amanda C.
Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hillbilly Elegy is unlike anything I've ever listened to. J.D. Vance grew up in the rust belt of America and was the first from his nuclear family to graduate from college. He speaks about growing up there and tells you extensively about the journey his family (grandparents and mother) made before today.

Bastards

Bastards

Mary Anna King
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Hannah Jane C.
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017

Mary Anna King’s first six years of life are anything but stable.

Young teen sitting on the floor cross-legged, wearing long-sleeved gray shirt, looking down.

Please Stop Laughing at Me

Jodee Blanco
4
Rated by
Diane H.
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Bullying is a sad fact of many children’s lives. Some adults like to dismiss school bullying as kids just being kids, a normal part of growing up. For those who are bullied, life is anything but normal—becoming a tortuous, unbearable place with no one and nowhere to turn to for relief.