Hannah says on the tape that Justin knew about this and let it happen.
She also says that it's 'our fault' implying that she also blames herself for letting it happen.
Due to its depictions of sexual assault, in particular, another question about the novel is whether it should be given a warning label to alert readers of the content.
Alev Scott takes up this question, arguing that adding a precaution at the beginning of the piece could create a negative mindset that readers will carry with them into the reading, even if they might not have initially had this mindset.
Thirteen Reasons Why was first published in hardcover on October 18, 2007, by Razor Bill, a young adult imprint of Penguin Books.
The audiobook on CD was released at the same time by Listening Library, a division of Penguin Books, featuring the voices of Debra Wiseman as Hannah and Joel Johnstone as Clay.Notices were sent to parents within the school district alerting them to the possible influence of the series.- The thirteen colonies are extremely important to America’s history.When Hannah did not actively resist Bryce, he raped her. Porter, a temporary school counselor who told Hannah that if she was unwilling to press charges against "the boy" who raped her, she should "try to move on", even after Hannah expressed a desire to kill herself. After the show's release, school psychologists criticized the novel's premise for failing to address mental illness and making Hannah's death seem like the result of "stressors or coping challenges." Further, educators James Chisholm and Brandie Trent argue that incorporating the novel into school curriculum can not only increase students' reading comprehension and analytic skills, but their ability to apply the themes of the novel in their own lives, as well.After sending the tapes to the next person on the list, Clay returns to school and runs into his classmate Skye Miller, whom he suspects is also suicidal. Other proponents of teaching the novel claim that its use in school anti-bullying efforts benefits young adult readers who are close in age to the characters; the authors encourage high schools to adopt the novel as a means of starting conversations on bullying.[tags: United States] - Thirteen: The Age of Adolescence Adolescence is the stage in life when you are no longer a child, but not yet an adult.There are many things that still need to be explored, learned and conquered.The next person listed is Bryce Walker, who is revealed to be Jessica's rapist. Courtney, Bryce and some of the others were in the hot tub in just their underwear.Everyone left Hannah in the hot tub by herself and then Bryce got in and started to touch Hannah.Thirteen Reasons Why is a young adult novel written in 2007 by Jay Asher.It is the story of a young high school student as she descends into despair brought on by betrayal and bullying, culminating with her suicide.