• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Book report. It Happened to Nancy is an auto-biography Diary written by an anonymous Teenager. This diary however was edited by Beatrice Sparks and published by AVON BOOKS in 1994.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

It Happened to Nancy by an anonymous teenager EDITED BY BEATRICE SPARKS "It Happened to Nancy" is an auto-biography Dairy written by an anonymous Teenager. This diary however was edited by Beatrice Sparks and published by AVON BOOKS in 1994. She edited many other books, and diaries such as "Finding Kate", or "Annie's Baby". This touching yet sad story is about a girl called Nancy whose life turns for the worst once her true love Collin Eagle an attractive college student betrays her. In this book; strangely, it does not tell the setting of Nancy's home town, but it does say she lives close to her friends; Red, El, Dorie and Lew. She goes to a concert with her friends and that is where she meets her supposedly true love Collin. ...read more.

Middle

It teaches all teen's world wide that this can happen to anyone, and the dangerous facts of AIDS. It teaches us that once you have a situation like this happen to you, tell someone immediately. Throughout the whole book Nancy mentions about how she wishes to be a child again, cradled in her mothers arms. Once she confesses to her mother and friends she feels as though a huge weight is lifted of her shoulders. I personally do agree with the author that once a like this situation happens to you to contact someone because it can get worse, and just like it happened to Nancy, it can happen to you. "It happened to Nancy" is a touching story like no other. The emotion and vivid detail make you become one with the book and experience the dramatic events the same way the Nancy did. ...read more.

Conclusion

Nancy's rape happened in only a matter of minutes. I feel as though it shows how life really can be, unlike many other books that tend to be a bit over dramatic. I guess you can say that this book has its own unique approach on the reader. "It Happened to Nancy" is worth anyone's time especially with the valuable lessons learned about safe sex that most teens are puzzled about. All parents and teens should have an opportunity to read this novel to know some things that others don't. Also parents should be able to see a teenager's perspective on life and teens will be able to see what life really is. If parents find out what can happen to their child it will prevent teens to do the same because just like it happened to Nancy it can happen to you. Victoria Borges Block 2- B2 English I Honors ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe essays

  1. Slavery - the diary entries of Kunta Kinte

    She is one of the village women which are keen to protect her head from the sun with a head cloth/rag. My younger brother is called Madi and at the moment can't seem to feed on solid foods so he gets fed by my mother.

  2. Bullying diary.

    The day was really fun I couldn't wait to come home and tell my parents all about it. My step dad was very happy, probably because I have to make a good impression on his business friends, whose children also go to the same school.

  1. write a biography on the most important person in your life.

    Her mother couldn't manage the farm by herself so it had to be sold off. The fields which her father had once ploughed were no longer theirs along with most of the animals and their huge farm house. At the age of four, Mrs.

  2. My Autobiography

    find peaces of card out side rooms, and I was partnered with the girl next too me and we went with another group of girls in front of us and we had fun on the treasure hunt and when we got back our group was given a merit and I remember feeling proud of my first merit.

  1. Dear Diary,

    I don't wanna leave Australia ever! I just want to live here to the rest of my life and not be bothered. I'm so depressed. Why is it always me with all the problems. DAMN. We're leaving in 2 days. I guess this will be my last entry in Australia.

  2. Dear diary.... bullying.

    a clock, which was good, and luckily for me none of those girls were in the lesson. When dinner came I put my bag up in form and my tutor, Mr. Lowland said he keeps it open at lunchtimes if I wanted to stay up there I was quite welcome

  1. Minority Report Essay

    His age is misleading as he seems old in the scene where he has Lara (Anderton's Ex-Wife) tie his tie. Also, Lamar appears not to be capable of founding Pre-Crime, however he did and it had become a very successful business.

  2. Book Report. Chinese Cinderella is a compelling autobiography by Adeline Yen Mah.

    own worth.?? It?s real that when a person has confident, he can defeat many things.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work