UnSlut

UnSlut

A Diary and A Memoir

Book - 2015
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The author revisits her middle school diary, commenting on her experiences with bullying, crushes, popular culture, and what it means to be labeled a "slut."
Publisher: San Francisco : Zest Books, [2015]
ISBN: 9781942186007
1942186002
Branch Call Number: YA 302.343 LINDIN
Characteristics: 267 pages ; 24 cm

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AL_KATI Sep 24, 2016

This book should be required reading for teenage boys and girls. Emily Linden, through her own diary entries, reveals the cruel world of relationships, the pressure to fit in, and consent. I cannot speak highly enough of this.


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AL_KATI Sep 24, 2016

This book should be required reading for teenage boys and girls. Emily Linden, through her own diary entries, reveals the cruel world of relationships, the pressure to fit in, and consent. I cannot speak highly enough of this.

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

Really interesting look at middle school life in this autobiographical novel.

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rpavlacic
Feb 29, 2016

Sometimes heartbreaking and often times inspirational, here is found the middle school diaries of a girl who made the unwise decision to "go to third base" with a male classmate and for the rest of her time had to fight off the label of "slut" and repeated urges from others to commit suicide. My only beef is that the author, now an adult and the moderator of the UnSlut Project, chose pseudonyms and didn't call out her tormentors by their real names so they got a taste of their own medicine. But this is a clarion call to women and men of all ages to put an end to preteen and teen bullying, before more kids feel the need to commit suicide - or to go postal.

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Rconner659
Feb 16, 2016

Rconner659 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 14 and 17

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

Follows Emily Linden through sixth grade to eighth grade, exposing the culture of drinking and sexual activities in middle schools.

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