Breathing Underwater has ratings and reviews. Jlawton said: Breathing Underwater is a staple in my clasroom. This book is written so well that. Read Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn by Alex Flinn by Alex Flinn for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. In a harrowing journey of self-discovery, Nick learns the truth about himself – and that the phrase “like father, like son” can carry terrifying possibilities.

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She backs off, scowling. In Breathing Underwater we are inside Nick’s head, and we meet him in a courtroom where he gets a restraining order toward his ex-girlfriend, Caitlin.

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The place is New York City. Twelve Angry Men By: It’s already understood why she’s not around–and for Nic to relive this would’ve sunk this otherwise fine read into the politically correct, ynderwater tissue-fest afterschool specials and Oprah is well-known for.

I was collecting rejection slips at age seven! The only thing I disliked a little was the fact that I never got to hear Caitlin’s side of the story.

The kid in this book got lucky that he was sentenced to take this class.

Flinn really has a gift in making the reader just feel the emotions of the main character, like it or not. Danny’s tall and skinny. To see what your friends thought of brwathing book, please sign up. He changed completely after taking the class, and the death of his friend Leo, and realized that life is too short and should be taken in, fdee wasted. It makes me uncomfortable, but that’s a good thing, right?

And that little extra something makes Breathing Underwater perfect in all its imperfection.

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In fact, I didn’t really even feel the message of the book until I read my friends review. Please review your cart.

Sep 12, Minutes years Buy. Sep 06, Ashley rated it liked it. YA – boy who hit his girlfriend. It never gets boring. Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn was one of them. I was born on Long Island and grew up on a street called Salem Court. The writing is simple as a high school boy “wrote” it. Mar 12, MaKaylin Sulser rated it really liked it. The students love it! Alex Flinn may have gone a little too far with this though, the boys do use really crude language this is what makes it a 3 star rather than a 4 or 5 star Although, as my daughter reminded me if she were to make it truly realistic she would have to add a lot more 4-letter words.

When a story is so perfect good it leaves you breathless, where do you start describing it? To Kill a Mockingbird By: Required reading for many schools, Alex Flinn does an amazing job of portraying Nick in a way in which the reader can almost feel sorry for him.

A seemingly open and shut case turns complicated, igniting passions and hidden prejudices. This probably influenced my interest in witches It also means I can’t use that as a password or security question — and no, I won’t tell you my first pet’s name.

As the book went on, I realized I related to Nic For Christmas, a ton of good books weren’t really on my list but fortunately, a family member disregarded my wishes and bought me a dozen best selling books. Feb 16, Loz Cook rated it liked it Recommended to Loz by: I am going to sleep on it, and I may change my mind tomorrow!!

On the other hand, I’m glad that someone took the time to write a book about such a serious and much needed topic. I think there are more uplifting books on the market to get teens to understand the point the author was trying to make. The Battle of the Labyrinth. It’s free and yours to keep.


It shows his feelings, his stories, and his struggles. The book was so personal feeling. The good readers are ahead of the audio and the lower level readers are keeping up and want to borrow the audio after class! It is so innovative and interesting to me.

So folks, that is my initial gut reaction of this book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Starting to read this book I had a totally different view of what it was going to be about and i’m glad to say that it made me think very differently by the time it was finished.

I would recommend this book, it really gets to your heart, you are constantly wondering what might happen next, and the ending kind of surprises you.

Breathing Underwater

Still walking around with my first kiss. I feel that if the reading of this book is accompanied with a great deal of classroom discussion unnderwater 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.

It could’ve been improved storywise and characterwise but it gets its message across really well, and the main concept of the story is portrayed perfectly. This says volumes about the book! I thought this was a really bresthing topic, as 27 percent of teenage girls surveyed have been hit by a boyfriend.

At first I didn’t think I would relate to this book because the main character is a teenage male struggling with anger issues. That’s not what this book is about. The worst is reading a book and being confused throughout and I cannot say I was confused at all.