Laurie Halse Anderson
Features // 1 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Media // 1 Articles

How Far Is Too Far?: Navigating the World of Young Adult Fiction
1 Nov 2009 // 2:00 PM

In the world of "edgy" young adult fiction, there's a tendency to either bury real world consequences, or exploit the darker material for all it's worth. But where does that leave the young readers grappling with the content?


Laurie Halse Anderson's 'Speak', an Excerpt
28 Oct 2010 // 12:45 AM

If you haven't had time to read Speak, here's your chance. Read the first chapter now.

Missouri Might Ban Another Book?
22 Sep 2010 // 3:20 AM

Celebrate Banned Books Week by speaking out: tell Wesley Scroggins that Laurie Halse Anderson's 'Speak' is not pornography.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

READ the article