Cracked by K M Walton – book cover, description, publication history. Bullying gets a thorough examination in Walton’s YA debut, a stark, but often heavy-handed story that alternates between the perspectives of. I have had Cracked by KM Walton in my TBR pile for an obnoxious amount of time, at least two years which is totally unreasonable as it is so.
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Bull, on the other hand, is abused at home by his family, so he takes out his anger on Victor at school. Bull lives with his mother and abusive grandfather in k.m.wa,ton two bedroom apartment where there is never any food. And I feel that five days and all their problems are solved is a little-very- unrealistic.
It lacks consistent characterization, reason, clear plot progression, character motivation, realism. Cracked is very fast paced.
He has a perfect SAT math score and does really well in school. The characters seemed to be the strongest point of the book.
Hospitals enforce the no-relationship rule explicitly. This book has been touted as a great book about bullying. I am disappointed and shocked and k.mm.walton. On Being an Armchair Traveller.
Mar 06, Vivien Keiling rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is a book that crakes creates sparks–the hope of illumination. In the case of suicide attempts in minors, some states have mandated reporting to child welfare. I’m already hooked reading it. This is supposedly a mental health novel but this is the furthest thing from accurate to mental health in the entire world.
I was hoping to s This book has been touted as a great book about bullying.
Since I have never been personally affected by something like this, I find, that I need to understand it better, so I read books about it. My actual rating for this book would be a 3. However, Walton made both her characters very sympathethic and interesting. I read it in one night, and the characters development was great.
I was really looking forward to reading this book. k.m.waltom
All criticisms aside, I was well and truly satisfied by the ending of this novel. Victor comes from a home where there is money. They’ve decided to take their European vacation without him, leaving him home to study under the watchful eye of his grandmother.
The main characters are a stereotypical bully and victim, almost painfully so. Feb 14, Nicole rated it did not like it. But what I wanted to k.mw.alton was if they couldn’t be helped, what day would they stop being victims and what day would they start to be bullies, offenders, abusers, prisoners?
Bull lets out his aggression and Victor lets him. Finished copy purchased for me from Lenore. This is not some kind of low hate, like hating pepperoni or sausage on your pizza or hating a particular band or TV show, but true hate.
Very different from each other, despite having the same wants: Through the people that they meet, the boys discover who they truly are and what’s worth living for. I don’t mind it too much, it’s k.m.walhon that it was all way too easy. How much does it suck to not have any love or affection in life? His grandfather constantly beats him crackde calls him names.
Loved this author’s writing style as well as story line. Want k.n.walton see more bookish things from me? The whole point of acute psychiatric hold is to get you out of the situation that may or may not be a cause of your problem so that you can look at it objectively.
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I started to wonder if I was reading a young adult novel or a page narrative pamphlet on bullying. On the other hand, there are morals in this book. Jan 18, Sally Kruger added it. No one even knows you exist in school? This was a very realistic account of teens and what they go through.