It Happened to Nancy: By an Anonymous Teenager, a True Story from Her Diary Essay | Essay

Beatrice Sparks
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It Happened to Nancy, a Review

Summary: Reviews the coming of age story, "It Happened to Nancy," by Anonymous. Describes why it is an important story for teenagers. Summarizes the story and major themes.
"Like sand through the hour glass, so are the days of our lives." One will never know the day that is their last. The novel, It Happened to Nancy, By Anonymous, was a very enjoyable novel and is very important for teens to read. It is the diary of a typical fourteen year old girl who gets date-raped and infected with the HIV virus. She must change her lifestyle and deal with the fact that she will die. In order to keep this girl's privacy, the editor, Dr. Beatrice Sparks, changed names and places. She changed the girl's name to Nancy. This book is a very informative novel for teens. Firstly, it introduces how rape and AIDS might affect a person and how they might be able to deal with it, as well as grow up very quickly. Secondly, it gives teens the first-hand knowledge about date-rape and...

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