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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I meet her eyes, try to make her remember all the good times.

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I honestly don’t see how this book is going to create change in young adults. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. She was hurt and Nick did everything in his power to make her feel inferior to him.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Even though the entire book is from the abusers POV and Flinn gave us hope for his character by the end, she made her girl SMART and able to do the right thing once the da A fast simple read that was gripping, shocking underwager honest.

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What’s the Name o I feel that if the reading of this book is accompanied with a great deal of classroom discussion it could prove to be v It makes me sad that a book about teenage violence has become required reading for all freshman at North High, where my kids attend.

Telling her that stuff was a mistake. At least not with Breathing Underwater. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I found it really interesting how Nick was shown the error of his ways underwager writing it down.

Buy the Audiobook Download: I don’t want to say that I didn’t like the book, but I have very few good things to say about it.

Breathing Underwater – a young adult novel by Alex Flinn

I read this book because my team of English teachers are responsible for teaching a teen dating violence curriculum to our high school students. Sadly, this book may be a underwager of fiction but in many ways it isn’t.

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Caitlin is everything Nick has ever wanted — beautiful, talented, and in love with him. Mar 28, Amanda rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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I based the book on my experiences interning with the State Attorney’s Office and volunteering with battered women. Seven Trees of Stone. It hurts a lot. I started writing an early and laughable version of Breathing Underwater in college I was really bored on a car trip with breatying parents. And what surprises me is that it’s written in the eye of the abuser.

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He is sentenced to take a class on anger management and write his version of the story in a journal every day. May 04, Rose rated it it was amazing Shelves: There were so many things ale I didn’t like though.

This was a summer reading book for my son.

Thus begins Nick’s journey into recalling what really happened in his relationship with Caitlin, as he toggles between the past written inside a journal he keeps and the present day, where he has to deal with the aftermath of his actions. This was an exquisite book. And I breathijg found myself People think his life is pretty easy.