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The Diary of a Young Girl — Review

During World War II, the German Nazis carried one of the world's darkest genocides, killing millions of Jews. On June 12th, 1942, the Frank family gave their child a diary to write in every day while in hiding. Ironically, Anne Frank’s diary, which wasn’t meant to be read by anyone, is one of the world’s best sellers. A child living in times of war has always left me wondering how children, in the midst of all the hate and violence, can grow, and what their thoughts and feelings are towards the unfair world that has dealt them, at such a young…
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The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees is a book about a lot of things really—prejudice, freedom, child abuse, feminism, religion, coming-of-age, and forgiveness. And, of course, the secret life of bees, which is, in one way or another, a metaphor to all of these themes. I bought this book after I caught a glimpse of the movie and realized that Dakota Fanning played the main character (P.S. She is such a great actor). Later, I found out that the movie was based on a novel of the same name and decided to read it. So movies aren't really good for nothing;…
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Eleanor and Park — Review

"Eleanor was right. She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something." Eleanor is a relatively insecure girl who faces bullying and abuse both at her home and at her school. Park is a comic-loving introvert who's considered to be 'fairly popular'. When comic books and music tapes bring Eleanor and Park together they experience a devastating yet adorable relationship full of emotion and nerdiness. There's nothing special or original about a story of two star-crossed teenagers falling in love for the first time. We've all…
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