Keep Holding On has ratings and reviews. Aj the Ravenous Reader said: “If I’d stopped believing that my life would eventually get better, I. Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti. This bestselling teen novel focuses on the consequences of bullying and teen suicide, dedicated to Tyler Clementi. Susane Colasanti was born and grew up in a small town in New Jersey. She is an only child. During middle and high school she got picked on.

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She is teased more by Warner, Carly, and the other students.

I felt like the whole time I was reading it, I was on the verge of tears. Kermit is entering his 30th year of teaching, and he’s already put in for early retirement. Surround yourself with people who care and you can depend on. The last chapter made me cringe a bit, even, since none of the words felt like the things Noelle frse say.

Jazmen Greene, Staff Reviewer. Carly, who’s also been “obsessed with bullying” Noelle for three years, physically harasses her. Though again, some people’s qualities and actions continually surprise me—though they shouldn’t.

Keep Holding On

It’s sad, but more often than we realize there are kids who raise themselves, do their own laundry, don’t get enough to eat, etc. Everyone knows at least one bully in their school.

It’s ranty – you have been warned. There are some feelings that are too hard to ignore–too rare to be immune to–and one of those is sympathy.


He doesn’t care what people think of him and his friendship with Noelle is so great.

Return to Book Page. When I say small, I’m talking pre-K through 12 in one building. But that’s just how evolution works, isn’t it? It seems safer to stay with Matt than risk a broken heart. That implies something about this book.

This book incarcerated me. She’s disgusted with her life. The question is, will it help her situation or make things x worse?

I definitely recommend it!

Noelle finds herself in a network of supportive friends — after being excluded and bullied for years. Geeks are far crueller than popular girls were to me in school.

Make you see things in a whole other light. Honestly, I’ve been through what Noelle’s been through. I could maybe ignore this, but Noelle also annoys me because she acts hypocritically.

And finally I decided to rate it two stars. They were so real I could barely stand it. The romance is a way to keep track of Noelle’s character growth rather than a plot in its own right. I really like the ending, too! First of all, the facts do not add up. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically wusane it at Checkout.

Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti Book Reviews

I do wish there had been more with Julian at the end, as he was quite an awesome in. And sometimes it felt more like a lecture than anything, for example, all those words Noelle says at the end, when she gets all inspirational? How to write a great review. To ask other readers questions about Keep Holding Onplease sign up. Noelle, please go buy your own tampons. I may not have gotten bullied terribly when I was in school but I know what it’s like to feel not worth it and this book conveys such a beautiful message to not only teenagers who are being bullied but as well as those who are the bullier.


Always there for Noelle, Sherae was the kind of person who was present to take Noelle in her arms whenever she holdint crumble down no matter what she was dealing with herself. fre

Susane Colasanti – Keep Holding On

This book had holdihg asking “What the heck happened? Yes, a real tragedy struck, waking her up from this daze of hers. Noelle felt humiliated and thought that she did not fit in with everyone else. I ached for Noelle. The book was so emotional and it does relate to alot of people. They corner her in the hallways.

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That said, I had hholding issues with Keep Holding On, some that kept me from enj 2. It got to the point where I’ve been suicidal and dreaded going to school. Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti. I was even bullied by a teacher who made it a point to humiliate me. Not saying that “expected” is bad, though.