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It’s freshman year. Melinda doesn’t fit in. She doesn’t talk. No one understands the real reason she called the cops at that party last summer.

Even her few friends have become distant.

Mr. Freeman’s Art class is her only sanctuary. Maybe there she can learn to breath and find her voice. 

When the upperclassman tries to attack her again, something changes. She finds her voice and is able to say NO!

Real, honest and raw.  Through Melinda’s biting and somewhat witty perspective, this powerful novel shows how brutal and painful high school can be.