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The Art of Breaking Things Free download æ 107 Á [Read] ➵ The Art of Breaking Things ➱ Laura Sibson – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk In the tradition of Laurie Halse Anderson and Sara Zarr one girl embraces the power of her voice rules are meant to be broken and she won’t stay silentSeventeen year old Skye has her sigIn the tradition of of Breaking ePUB #9734 Laurie Halse Anderson and Sara Zarr one girl embraces the power of her voice rules are meant to be broken and she won’t stay silentSeventeen year old Skye has her sights set on one thing getting the heck out of Dodge Art school is her ticket out and she’s already been accepted to her first choice MICA All she has to do is survive her senior year not get too drunk at. Skye dreams of being an art major at Maryland Institute College of Art MICA when she graduates I love to draw and create projects for the people I care about but I’ve never considered that my art could create change Skye is the daughter of an absentee father and a mother who is freuently emotionally unavailable andor drunk “Other families are there for one another” I can hear the tears clouding her whisper “Other families are normal Ours isn’t Ours sucks” Skye is basically a second mother to Emma her younger sister Sometimes I wish I could go back to her age Before everything Skye tells everyone she’s fine “I’m fine” Fine My go to nothing word Skye is not fine Why Mostly because she has a secret One she’s been keeping inside for years I wonder how many girls finally tell their secrets and what happens when they do This is such an important book and I hope it makes it into the hands of those who need to know they’re not alone Skye’s story felt authentic to me from what she has experienced to her emotions and behaviour I found it gut wrenching and difficult to read at times but I also experienced validation whenever Skye expressed feelings or thoughts that have mirrored my own throughout the yearsComparisons could be made between this book and Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak Both feature main characters who have experienced sexual assault been silenced and find their voices view spoilerthrough art hide spoiler

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?and she never thought she would have to face him again She knows she has to get away from him at all costs But how can she abandon Emma Skye’s heart is torn between escaping the man who hurt her years ago and protecting her loved ones from the monster Art of Breaking PDFEPUB #188 in their midst Running away from her fears isn’t an option To save her sister–and herself–she’ll have to break all the rule. My heart is full after reading this timely empowering debut YA novel I cried I laughed I swooned I felt fury I felt hope This important and affecting book has it all 💜THE ART OF BREAKING THINGS is the story of Skye a talented artist who has already gotten into art school and plans to spend the rest of senior year partying until she can escape her hometown But everything changes when her mom’s ex boyfriend resurfaces Skye has to face the terrible truth she’s kept buried for many years about what this man did to her She must speak her truth in order to heal herself and keep her sister safe This is a compassionate layered beautifully written #metoo story that will mean a great deal to a great many readers Oh and it has awesome friendships complex family relationships tons of sexual tension and fascinating art storylines

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The Art of Breaking ThingsParties and be there for her little sister Emma Sure she’s usually battling a hangover when she drives to pick Emma up The Art PDF or but she has everything under control Until he returnsWhen her mom’s ex boyfriend slithers his way back into her family it’s all Skye can do to keep the walls of her world from crumbling Her family has no idea Skye has been guarding a dark secret about her past–about him?. ✦ SEXUAL ASSAULT PEDOPHILIA DRUG ABUSE ✦ Skye is an art student in high school and she works hard to get her scholarship at an art school Her Mother and little sister are everything in her life She loves them but because of her secret – she can’t truly express her love for them When she was twelve Mother’s boyfriend Dan molested her Because of that Skye hides herself in drugs – she drinks every night she smokes joints and she hits on the random guys The truth is that nobody knows how she feels Even Sky herself don’t know what to do She realizes that it is not natural that Dan touched her the way he did but she can’t search for help when even her Mother doesn’t believe her She’s on her own Skye’s Mother is an alcoholic – she drinks every night and she is often moody Because of that it is difficult for Skye and Emma to have any kind of healthy relationship with their Mother Ben is a friend of Skye and she has a crush on him He plays in a band and he does drugs at parties Once he crosses the line Ben’s parents send him to a rehabilitation centre expecting him to be clean after some time They think Skye is the bad influence and they won’t let her get in touch with Ben In some way we realize that Ben is the one who badly influences Skye because she just follows the pattern✦ ART AS A MEANS OF COMMUNICATION ✦ In this book Skye uses art to express her thoughts and feelings She has tried so many times to tell her Mother what Dan did that night but somehow she couldn’t She was scared and she thought that her Mother won’t believe her She has tried once to tell her what happened but she was too drunk to believe it Skye sees her rescue in painting Once she starts working on that big mosaic project – the truth comes out ✦ CHARACTERS ✦ Skye is a brilliant and really strong character Well her only option is to be strong because she has to protect her little sister She doesn’t want Emma to suffer the way Skye does She is protective but sometimes it cannot be seen because Skye shows her love towards Emma and her Mother in a wrong way I think that’s because they as a family never had a healthy relationships They could never talk about their feelings and secrets There was no time for such thingsThe little Emma is so smart and energetic character She is amazing and even though she is only twelve she knows how to deal with problems I think she was forced to mature early There are times when their Mother cannot take care of them just because she is drunk Their Mother is the weakest character and her miserable life destroyed the perfect childhood ‘There’s no such thing as perfect Lu’ I say softly ‘Because we’re all a little fucked up’ I poke her in the arm and she looks at meunsmiling ‘That’s what makes us interesting’✦ OVERALL ✦ This is a glorious book and I am so happy I got the chance to read it It was emotional and I wanted to hug Skye and give her some love she really deserves it It broke my heart that she went through so many things alone I love the strength in her and she will always be my hero my super woman On the other hand I hate Dan and I think the ending isn’t so strong I don’t like how he just vanishes into a thin air I think the ending could be a bid different and I felt like the book is unfinished To sum it up I uite enjoyed reading this book and I will definitely read of Laura Sibson booksMy rating 355