Ladue High School's student news site
Educated+by+Tara+Westover

Amazon

Educated by Tara Westover

First of all, I love a memoir, but this one in particular was excellent. The author describes her life growing up in rural Idaho with her survivalist (borderline cult-like) parents. She is “homeschooled” and, at 17, decides that she’s going to get an actual education, partly to escape her violent older brother. Beware that there isn’t a nice pretty bow on this story. It’s messy and sometimes incredibly sad, but it’s also an important perspective on adversity and finding your own way in life.

Readers may also enjoy:

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Ladue Publications • Copyright 2022 • FLEX WordPress Theme by SNOLog in