Keep Holding On has ratings and reviews. Aj the Ravenous Reader said: “If I’d stopped believing that my life would eventually get better, I. Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti. This bestselling teen novel focuses on the consequences of bullying and teen suicide, dedicated to Tyler Clementi. Susane Colasanti was born and grew up in a small town in New Jersey. She is an only child. During middle and high school she got picked on.

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I think there were too many contradictions colasabti for the picture Colasanti was trying to portray to come across. It’s ranty – you have been warned. This time, it’s a mysterious flash of It’s not bad per say, I’ve certainly read worse books.

Maybe you’ll even see a fish on your way ssusane. She’s encapsulated a common teenage life into one of the shortest–yet fullest–books I’ve ever read.

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My own experiences with being bullied inspired me into write Keep Holding On. Oct 30, Brooke rated it it was amazing. She has a single mom who is too self-involved and mired in her own misery to even bother keeping food on hand.

There are some feelings that are too hard to ignore—too rare to be immune to—and one of those is sympathy. Going in, I had not realized how strongly the theme of bullying would play in this book, and many of the experiences that Noelle Wexler faces are eerily similar to things that happened to me any time from kindergarten to 9th grade when I attended three different private parochial schools.


Search Our Books Keywords: It felt like a realistic situation where the parent is just as lost as the child. Every time I hear it, I’m motivated to dream big and never give up. Teachers have a tough enough time in American schools. Noelle has a pretty rough go of it and is hanging on by a thread. It’s That Kind of book that inspires the deep thoughts and the contemplation of society and how teenagers – and people in general – treat each other. Her mother neglects her. I’d recommend this book to anyone.

But this Carly chick in the book is fucking crazy.

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With loveable characters, deep-rooted issues and a bit of romance, this book packs an emotional punch! It’s sad, but more often than we realize there are kids who raise themselves, do their own laundry, don’t get enough to eat, etc.

The dude even designs Noelle’s dream house for her. I liked the fact that she shed her lack of self-esteem and gained some self-confidence, although it did take something major for that to happen, towards the end of the book. To top it all off the guy that she has had a crush on for years is starting to pay more attention to her but she is terrified that he will find out all her secrets.

This book opens thngs up that people dont see. Try eating ramen noodles on a daily basis. I’ve SO done that with many people I’ve had crushes on. Keep Holding On is getting 5 out of 5 birds from me.


They felt very loose, even among the secondary cast, and there were a few characters I liked seeing among that cast in a positive way, but it had a disconnect.

But there’s no way she could ever be with Julian Porter. He can design me my dream house any time he wants. However, some of it was a bit too extreme.

Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti

The Vampire and Angel Wars Book 1. I knew things had to look up. I wanted to love this book because of it’s great premise,but I felt that it didn’t hold enough promise of hope on the issues and problems that needed much care and attention.

No one deserves to be bullied, and no one really has the right to subject anyone else to it. What attracted Noelle to him? I think in a way, Colasanti does a pretty good job of showing what some kids go through in school. They are there for her through everything, even when she doesn’t realize it.

Never Give Up 6 52 May 18, So I find it unrealistic that there was never anything more than a bottle of mustard and a couple ends of a bread loaf. But although I could relate to Noelle a few times, there were more times where I just rolled my eyes at her, even a couple times no I was kind of disgusted with her. When gree finally does, it is way over do. Noelle’s message is a powerful one mixed into a well written contemporary. I am just not sure that things get better while still in high school.