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I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens FamousObscure By Rachel Fershleiser Larry Smith I Can t Keep My Own Secrets Six Word Memoirs by Teens FamousObscure From the editors of the international phenomenon and New York Times bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning comes a collection of six word memoirs created by and for teens From cancer to creativity
  • Title: I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens FamousObscure
  • Author: Rachel Fershleiser Larry Smith
  • ISBN: 9780061726842
  • Page: 139
  • Format: Paperback
  • I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens FamousObscure By Rachel Fershleiser Larry Smith From the editors of the international phenomenon and New York Times bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning comes a collection of six word memoirs created by and for teens.From cancer to creativity, prom dates to promiscuity, and breaking hearts to breaking laws, the memoirs in this collection reveal that often the youngest writers have the most fascinating stories to telFrom the editors of the international phenomenon and New York Times bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning comes a collection of six word memoirs created by and for teens.From cancer to creativity, prom dates to promiscuity, and breaking hearts to breaking laws, the memoirs in this collection reveal that often the youngest writers have the most fascinating stories to tell.One life Six words What s yours
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    1. The title captures what the book is about, but it doesn t prepare you for the loss, humor, passion, and longing expressed by teens six words at a time.One favorite, I never got my Hogwarts letter sigh Me, neither.


    2. I was not a happy teenager I was miserable, starting seventh grade at a new school, not knowing anyone, with acne Life has only gotten better since then If you had to write a memoir of your life in six words, what would you say How much of yourself would you reveal Written by teens, these six word memoirs open a little window into the lives of these teenagers, ranging from the banality of high school life to really dark stuff Reading this makes me SO glad not to be a teenager any Not that I m re [...]


    3. Could you write a memoir using six words I m not sure I could What would I say about myself in six words At first it seems simple and it could be it I can say a lot about myself in six words depending on the day and my mood But to say something meaningful or important, that takes time and thought every word needs to count That is what this book is about 600 six word memoirs written by teens ages 13 to 19 Some memoirs are simple and fun I laughed when I read this one I seriously love school bean [...]


    4. This book is just what it says teenagers describe their lives in six words It wasn t beautiful, I can t call it that, because while some parts were in fact beautiful, other parts were ugly I think that s why I liked it so much It was so honest And the ugly mixed with the beautiful is such an accurate portrayal of life I do not advise reading this book unless you have a copy that you can mark in I went through with a highlighter and marked it up, writing question marks next to the ambiguous memo [...]


    5. I guess six word memoirs are all the rage right now Most of these ones by teenagers are pretty much what you d expect melodramatic, confessional, self important They re about school, love, sex, parents, expectations, not fitting in There is a hilarious index in the back of the book my favorite entry is namecalling I don t know why I was so amused by that I guess because it s kind of an antiquated term.Several were rather lovely and mysterious I m deaf, but she can t hear I can t look at babies a [...]


    6. Great, it is 6 word memoirs from teens Excellent for book talking to all agees of teens Here are jsut a few.Five elementary schools and two obituaries Hung myself Sister found me Alive I wish sir was dad instead Homecoming King with a septum ring Read lord of the Flies Threw up Defined by numbers age, weight, SAT Am a ballerina, still totally clumsy I miss all my imaginary friends Praying that adulthood does not mean amnesia


    7. Six word memoirs say a lot see what I did there I enjoyed this A because I could read it quickly B because some where relatable C because some were not but were incredibly powerful I was also able to create an activity for my class with this one 6 word memoirs describing the books Worth reading worth trying A great way to practice writing.


    8. This book is a collection of humor, sass, and anguish We start off with a 6 word memoir by none other than Ernest Hemingway For sale baby shoes, never worn It was a perfect starting point and a challenge to every other teen to mimic Hemmingway s short story How much of the truth can you hide in just 6 words A lot it seems Contemplated joining the circus Foolishly chose college Sally C.My dad has MySpace friends Darlye J.These are just two 6 word memoirs that popped out for me This book has some [...]


    9. I ve adored SMITH Mag s six word memoirs for a while, and last fall they launched SMITHTeens to collect material for a new book written entirely by teenagers In one year, than 65,000 memoirs have been posted The site is worth visiting daily for intense, from the heart writing Founding Editor Larry Smith calls the teens who ve submitted memoirs honest and brave and funny and intense and awesome That s pretty much how we feel about the book that has come out of these submissions, I Can t Keep My [...]


    10. These six word memoirs are sometimes hilarious, sometimes tragic, but always powerful Here are some favorites from amongst the 800 in the collection Met online love before first sight Hair s pink to piss you off I fulfilled my awkwardness quota today I m seventeen, engaged, and not pregnant My mom had my boyfriend deported Late for school every single day According to Facebook, we broke up Listen to the editor explain the book and read a few six word memoirs at teachingbooks book_rea


    11. I LOVE this book, hilarious and heartbreaking, I want to write my own six word memoir now I will definitely take this on outreaches and have teens write their own six word memoirs, maybe I could even turn it into a program at the library or do it for a teen tuesday activity I can t believe six words can say so much


    12. Wow What an amazing book and I m soooo envious that people can sum up their feelings life in 6 words I wonder how long it took some of them Some of the memoirs are funny, silly, poignant, gut wrenching, and weary A must read I think our students should do this and I compile it into a notebook of some kind.


    13. What a refreshing read This little gem is a collection of teens six word memoirs It s fun to go through them to get a quick glance at teen life however, several pieces gave me chills and made me linger a bit This book reminds us that some teens are torn apart by their daily lives Their words are so powerful.


    14. SUKAAAAAAA sixword nya ada yang tragis, sedih, miris, satir, lucu tapi bagus bikin merenung dan tertawa.habis baca ini langsung mencoba buat sixword juga tapi nggakbisa wqwq





    15. This was one of the best books I ever read This book kept my mind thinking and analyzing each six word memoirs.This book is composed of many six word memoirs, written by all different authors Each memoir has its own story happy,miserable,heartbreaking and so forth Although the stories are not clear, the 6 word memoirs allowed me to creatively come up with a possible scenario that fits the 6 word memoir.On the other hand, some memoirs are really clear to me and I can relate to them For example, s [...]


    16. This book is a fast read, and you might be tempted to think of it as fluff that has no meaning until you actually pick it up and delve into it Smith magazine invited readers to sum up their lives in six words no , no less and the results are a glimpse into the hearts and minds of teen from every walk of life If you care about even one teenager, you ll want to read this book Major Characters With 600 different authors, there are no characters that stand apart except the unspecified and ever diffe [...]


    17. A newspaper asked teens to write their life s story, but using only six words Those stories were all published in this book I Can t Keep my own Secrets is the inspiring stories of over 300 people It proves that you don t need a whole book to tell a powerful story This book is filled with tales of hardship, secrets, and teenage drama I enjoyed this book because I found it interesting to read about than just one person It s interesting to sort of get to know a person, when you ve only heard six w [...]


    18. This book is fantastic I love the thoughtfulness challenge of six words.As far as reading other people s six words, it s interesting to me on the same level that Postsecret is It s like peeking at someone s most intimate thoughts feelings Some of these teen ones are so well done, and so poignant I was stopped in my reading, thinking about the girl boy who had written them Also, I m mildly obsessed with the six word thing now I keep trying it out on my own life For example, today s memoir could b [...]


    19. It s a firework show of awesome The Good This is my first anthology and it totally sky rocketed through my expectations.Some made me want to track down these people and just give them a huge hug Some made my day a whole lot brighter and better Some really hit the nail on the head, made me think, Damn straight , and give them a huge round of applause Some just made me snort milk out my nose because they were hilarious But, what all of them did was make me feel less alone.The Bad It may be a littl [...]


    20. This book is filled by six word quotes about 600 different teens.This was a fast and fun little book At times making you laugh and other times making your eyes well up Who knew that 6 words could say so much.Some of my favorites Laughed at all the wrong moments Kierra B I never got my Hogwarts letter Deanna H The Beatles really said it all Mary Kate C Holden caught me in the rye Brittany F I lost than my innocence Angela G.I don t know if I would recommend you buying it, unless you really want [...]


    21. Kind of in awe about reading all of the six word memoirs in this book I didn t know how only six words can express something so powerful in a persons life Some of them were cute, well played, happy, deep, and strong in wording Some of them made my stomach drop because they were so good and or so deep I think poetry is a good mechanism to let it all out when you don t want to, especially for teenagers when they have a lot of changes going on with their lives And these six word memoirs were writte [...]


    22. This collection of six word memoirs written by teens touches on subjects of love, loss, friendship, identity, beauty, and everything in between The mood of the memoirs range anywhere from deeply sad or contemplative to comical and quirky They are written in a variety of fonts and styles and some include artwork created by the teens It is surprising how much power can be packed into six words and these teens know how to wield it It is indexed and can be a good source for interesting quotes from t [...]


    23. I was a bit weary of teen memoirs, afraid they were going to be too angsty for my 30 self, but some were quite fun and or insightful My favorites Aspiration colonize Mars You re not invited Not enough room in the margins I m just a simple human Being Note to all boys I quit The fireworks were gone by then Life s full of awkward turtle moments I want to launch a filibuster I m an Etch A Sketch, shaking And ditto Becky s favorites I never got my Hogwarts letter.The exits were entrances in disguise [...]


    24. More six word memoirs, this time entirely by authors ages 13 19 I read bits of the introduction to booktalk this, then some selections My personal favorites and BTW, the famous teens wrote really bad ones I just want to feel infinite.I will be that cat lady.I never got my Hogwarts letter My status messages are about you.The exits were entrances in disguise.Take me back to swings, fireflies.Childhood fantasy Living in a library.He only knew one word meh.I am in a love pentagon.I was born differen [...]


    25. My thoughts When I received this I had heard nothing but honestly I was intrigued It was so unique and insightful These teens were able to grasp so many aspects in teen lives these days within 6 words Some made me smile while others made me sad A couple even brought tears to my eyes Go buy yourself a copy when it comes out I LOVED IT Recommendation Anyone who wants a refreshing quick book with a real insight into teen minds.Listening to Fearless Taylor Swift Mad NeYo


    26. I think everyone should read this book it is a quick read, but gives one a glimpse into the reality of hundreds of teens lives Inspired by the story that Ernest Hemingway was asked to write a six word story which ended up being For sale baby shoes, never worn this is a collection of six word memoirs written by teenagers Poignant, funny, thought provoking Apparently there are other similar six word memoir books out there, which I plan to investigate.


    27. This was so awesome I am amazed at the way the teens touched my heart in just six words This book made me think about my own life and what six words I would use for my memoir All of the memoirs in this book were creative Some made me smile and other made me want to cry What six words would you use for your life


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