Darkness Before Dawn (Hazelwood High, #3) (Hazelwood High #3)
Sharon M. Draper
276 Pages 1230 Avenue of Americas New York, NY 10020
Simon and Schuster Children Publishing Division $5.99
Imagine your boyfriend and you are fighting over the fact that he still is stilling mourning over his dead best friend. You understand his pain, but you are tired of him not giving you the attention you desire. You storm out crying--breaking up with him. Then everything else is a blur.
Keisha Montgomery, a senior, thought that everyt...more
Sharon M. Draper ISBN:0-689-85134-0
Being a high schooler isn't easy because this is the time period where many changes occur in life, and things such as relationships and schools kick in and becomes pretty stressful. Keisha, is now a senior, she is currently stressed about love and doesn't know what to do.
In this book, Keisha is a Senior at her high school. She is really stressed because after a year or so, she still can't seem to get over...more
Darkness before dawn is truly relatable. Draper wrote about how Keisha...more
Darkness Before Dawn
My story was Darkness Before Dawn. It was a good book. It’s telling kids what can happen in life. An what not to do as a kid. People go out an get drunk and smoke but that’s not the write thing to do.
This book is about these high school kids and they go through a lot of stuff. There was this kid named Andy and this girl named Keisha. They broke up an Andy went through a lot of stress about his best friend Rob that died in a car crash from Andy w...more
This, by far, outshines the first of this series, "Forged by Fire", with only a few complaints. Gerald, who was the protagonist of "Fire" comes off talking very uncharacteristically from his POV 1st novel. I skipped the 2nd, it wasn't at the store when I bought these two.
Still Keisha, the first and only female protagonist of Draper's series, adds a completely different touch to the characters from Hazelwood H...more
Title:Darkness before dawn
Author:Sharon M. Draper
Darkness Before Dawn by Sharon M. Draper is a about a girl named Keisha who's sad after the loss of her boyfriend Andy. Keisha can't get over the fact that Andy commited suicide. It is her senior year and she's hoping for a better start. However it isn't unitl she meets the principal's 23 yeasr old son when things start changing.
I liked this book I feel like I can make a text to world connection because there has been cases in which...more
Sharon M. Draper
This is the last book in the powerful Hazlewood High trilogy. This trilogy is all about struggle, internal and external problems in the high school students and how they overcome these problems affecting them.
Keisha is in her senior year at Hazlewood High. Slowly overcoming the sucidal death of her boyfriend Andy. HSe begins to see a little light and happiness. But she still tends to think with her emotions. She finds herself liking the p...more
Sometimes a reader doesn’t need a novel that will keep him/her up all night long; it can just be a book that they can easily connect to and find it relaxing. Darkness before Dawn is a fantastic and well written novel because of the way it portrays dramatic relationships, creates enigmatic characters, and also uses a beautiful, smoothing language to pull readers in. It involves with some serious life lessons such as death and how teenagers deal with it, while there are also e...more
In this book i made a text to world connection. Usually when a teenager does something he totally regrets or she, they usually commit su...more
The dialogue in this novel is very diret, it gives alot about what the charcater is saying and/or how they feel.The author sharon in my opinion chacarterize very well she really gave a lot about the character Keishia and what she went threw in her life and what she going threw now.The characterization is bold it espress what thhe chacrater is feeling or doing. I think that sharon really put good thaughts...more
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