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Dreamland
Dreamland
Author: Sarah Dessen
Grade 9 Up-Cass, activist, athlete, and academic success, runs away to work on a TV talk show with her boyfriend. Sixteen-year-old Caitlin, always overshadowed by her older sister, feels ever more invisible as her parents single-mindedly seek to locate and bring Cass home. Caitlin's best friend convinces her to try out for cheerleading. She make...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780142401750
ISBN-10: 0142401757
Publication Date: 5/11/2004
Pages: 250
Reading Level: Young Adult
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 144 ratings
Publisher: Speak
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 8
This book should definitely be required reading for health classes teaching about dating abuse. With her signature spot-on teenage voice, Sarah Dessen once again crafts a masterpiece. Her novels are not merely novels; they are works of art that I hope will last forever. While not everyone has gone through an abusive relationship, Sarah Dessen describes Caitlin's thoughts and fears so genuinely that readers will feel as if they ARE Caitlin themselves. They will feel all of Caitlin's pain and confusion, wrapped up in a world so well written that it's easy to forget you're reading a book.
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Helpful Score: 5
Good story about a young girl in an abusive relationship.
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Helpful Score: 3
Wake up, Caitlin...


Ever since she started going out with Rogerson Biscoe, Caitlin
seems to have fallen into a semiconscious dreamland where nothing is quite real.
Rogerson is different from anyone Caitlin has ever known.
He's magnetic. He's compelling. He's dangerous.
Being with him makes Caitlin forget about everything else-her missing sister, withdrawn mother, her lackluster life.
But what happens when being with Rogerson becomes a larder problem then being without him?
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Helpful Score: 2
My 15 year old daughter loved this book. Very easy read. Kept her attention. She has read all the books by Sarah Dessen and this is her favorite.
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Helpful Score: 2
Very touching story about a very sad issue. All books by this author are very good, and keep you turning the pages for more.
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This was a great book. I really felt the pain of both Caitlin and Rogerson.
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very moving, very good but very sad. i couldnt put it down once i started. definitely recommend
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Great book that sucked me in from the beginning. Dessen has a way of writing that makes you sympathize with the characters immediately. I felt like I was racing alongside Caitlin, and didn't want to put the book down. Second book from this author for me and I plan to read all she has written.

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People/Characters
Caitlin O'Koren (Primary Character)
Rogerson Briscoe (Primary Character)
Cass O'Koren (Major Character)

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