Don’t miss this timely contemporary young adult novel from Alex Flinn, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beastly, about a teenage boy’s struggle to. It was only a slap. Well, maybe more than one. And maybe Nick used his fist at the end when the anger got out of control. But his girlfriend Caitlin deserved. Look for Diva, the sequel to Breathing Underwater. Breathing Underwater’s Honors and Awards “Alex Flinn is not yet a staple of young adult literature.

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Read it Forward Read it first. Do you begin with the powerful message the story conveys? And I have to say, I never really thought of it b 3. Ninth Grade Slays 2.

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About Flnn Underwater Nick is one of the chosen few at his high school: If you’re the squeamish type, or the type that gets mad when a book doesn’t go the way you want it to, then this is not the book for you. But you also will feel bad for Nick when undsrwater realize his dad is much to blame for his actions. Caitlin sits with her mother in the center bj. To find out how Nick overcomes his anger, pick yourself up a copy of Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn. I learned to read early.


But I compensated for this early proficiency by absolutely refusing to read the programmed readers required by the school system — workbooks where you read the story, then answered the questions.

As Flinn’s first novel opens, Nick finds himself in court, facing a restraining order by his girlfriend, Caitlin. Another is dealing with his best friend Tom deserting him. The book shares how a temper out of control demands self-awareness as results burn down around Nick as he missed Caitlyn. Also find out how Modafinil works when you are planning on buying Modafinil online. It seemed to be the type of book that I would naturally not like, even though I just love Alex Flinn’s works.

He changed completely after taking the class, and the death of allex friend Leo, and realized that life is too short and should be taken in, not wasted. To ask other readers questions about Breathing Underwaterplease sign up. Set in Miami and told in a split narrative, the novel juxtaposes Nick’s journal entries about his past relationship with Caitlin underwaher the current challenges of going back to school with his friends turned against him, his counseling sessions and breathign with his father.

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Intelligent, popular, handsome, and wealthy, sixteen-year-old Nick Andreas is pretty much perfect—on the outside, at least. Sure, he hit his girlfriend, but it was just one slap, one measly little slap and suddenly, his girlfriend, Caitlin, blows everything out of proportion by acquiring a restraining order against him.


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I found that once I started reading underrwater, I couldn’t put it down. They are wanting the student body to understand that NOT everyone is doing it, so it bugs me when teen literature makes it seem like everyone does meaning alcohol, sex, etc.

Eighth Grade Bites 1. Ever feel like you’re breathing underwater, and you have to stop because you’re gulping in too much fluid? Explore the Home Gift Guide. Nick is in a battle now. I was annoyed with Caitlin East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. And what surprises me is that it’s written in the eye of the abuser. That was also when I learned to be a keen observer.

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Read more Read less. I honestly have no bad remarks about this story.

This is not your typical book about abuse because it’s from the abuser’s point of view. Caitlin is the one person who he can confide in. There was a unedrwater filtering reviews right now.