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Raven is a deeply disturbed teenager, who, after witnessing the death of his mother, is placed in foster care. The Russells do their best to earn his trust, but only. Buy a cheap copy of From Where I Stand book by Tabitha Suzuma. Raven is a deeply disturbed teenager, who, after witnessing the death of his mother. From Where I Stand by Tabitha Suzuma – book cover, description, publication history.

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When he starts his new school the school bullies do what ever they can to make Ravens sazums a living hell. Or when she runs after him with her little stuffed animal, Roo. Because then when you do, they turn you away and shut you down.

And I bet Jackie and Dan really care about you too. Another really interesting thing about the book, you get introduced to the main character slowly, which sounds like a bad thing, but it makes the book so much more suspenseful.

It takes away the pain. Still, it’s a book that younger teens may find very compelling for its subject matter. I went into reading this book with very high expectations, having read Forbidden my favourite book of all timewhich probably wasn’t fair. Made me think of all the little details, making them meaningful unlike those in e. Suddenly there was movement behind him and Dan’s hand appeared on his shoulder.


Nov 09, Hollie Walbaekken rated it it was amazing. The Russells do their best to earn his trust, but only little Ella manages to get through to him.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. I just wondered why she never said anything to her parents about him hurting himself. Many children go through the situation of being placed into the care of social services, being fostered whete and over again and yet being seen as a sazyma and devestated child. Oct 28, Herapia rated it really liked it.

It hurt to breathe. She has just started on her third novel and is planning to write many more.

The story was very flat, and easy to syand, that really, i’d say the target audience for this book would best be year olds. Meanwhile, at school, bullies are making his life a living hell. The writing was not as elegant as it was in “forbidden”, however it was still nicely written. I don’t know what to say about this book. One difficulty i’d have with this book, is deciding on its suitable age range.

I follow instructions without looking up, quietly going insane. She used to work as a primary school teacher and now divides her time between writing and tutoring.

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The school can suck it. Jul 11, Emily Sazu,a marked it as to-read. View all 5 comments. Jackie and Dan are very caring and persevering, even when they have trouble understanding Raven. Like what kind of a father just gives up on his eldest son because he’s depressed and angry like make it work you’re his father, no reason Raven got so fucked up with a father like that.


From Where I Stand

No k is likely to get away that. I felt so sad for Raven that I wanted to reach out to him and keep him safe. The Characters —I quite liked all of them, except of course the bullies, which you are supposed to have a healthy amount of repulsion for anyway. I won’t spoil the ending though, but I tbaitha say it was the one thing that brought the book down for me.

It just has everything I love—mystery, plot twists, real life struggles, and a likeable protagonist. He leaned across the roof, stretching out his arm.

Tabitha Suzuma Taibtha by Jill Murphy 4. Suzuma put me right inside Raven’s head – so busy with fear and hurt and confusion on the inside and so stony and impassive on the outside.

This one is also heartbreaking.