Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey

Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey

Book - 1996
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In the journal she is keeping for English class, sixteen-year-old Tish chronicles the changes in her life when her abusive father returns home after a two-year absence.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1996
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780689800979
Branch Call Number: Ju F Had


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May 31, 2013

it was ok.

Feb 12, 2013

Journal entries depict the hardships of a neglected teen forced to be the adult when her parents refuse to be responsible. Mrs. Dunphrey is a wonderful teacher who tricks Tish into saving herself and her brother from abusive parents. This is a quick read that will enlighten the reader on the hardships of poverty. It is a wonder that we expect students to care about a worksheet when they may not be eating outside of the school walls.

Jul 18, 2011

I picked this up at 4pm on a lazy day... I was NOT expecting this. This book is such a page-turner! It deals with some intense and mature emotions which can definitely happen to a teen realistically in real life. The characters were very believable and dynamic, and the pace of the plot was perfect.

I found myself blankly wandering from place to place in the house when called by my parents throughout the rest of the day, book in hand, nose in book.

Finished at 9pm. This was a very nice quick read. I definitely recommend this for all teens.

May 29, 2011

this was a really good book! i really enjoyed it and couldnt put it down! I recomend it for anyone looking for a quick but good read :)

Jun 16, 2008

This is a very intense book. I thought the storyline was so good, although kind of sad, but definitely something people can relate too. I enjoyed it and found it left me thinking about the characters for a long time!!


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