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PURPLE DAZE by Sherry Shahan

Posted in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all)

HAZY PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE

Newspapers, song clips,

character voices.  Teenage

life in the sixties.

 

Nitty Gritty:

Young adult

Realistic/semi-historical fiction – heavy references to events, people and trends of the 1960’s

Verse novel with heavy prose elements

Free verse

Alternating POV – omniscient, newspaper clippings, song clips and character dialogue – internal and external

Varied pacing

Strong voice/dialogue