Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal by Chris ColferStruck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal follows the story of outcast high school senior Carson Phillips, who blackmails the most popular students in his school into contributing to his literary journal to bolster his college application; his goal in life is to get into Northwestern and eventually become the editor of The New Yorker. At once laugh-out-loud funny, deliciously dark, and remarkably smart, Struck By Lightning unearths the dirt that lies just below the surface of high school. At a time when bullying torments so many young people today, this unique and important novel sheds light with humor and wit on an issue that deeply resonates with countless teens and readers.
Book Review - Struck by Lightning by Chris Colfer
Struck by Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal
The main character Carson Phillips talks about himself, his town and his parents. A sum of his life up until where he is now. He also talks about the school clubs. Asking his mom for money to produce the literary magazine over dinner goes differently than Carson expected. Carson explains his dream from over the weekend and then we get to meet the popular, but dumb, school jock. We learn about a few interesting literary magazine submissions and Carson has a small talk with Remy. The student council goes to the meeting with the Principal and two superintendents.
The main character Carson Phillips talks about himself, his town and his parents. Carson introduces his counselor and the students in his journalism class that “help” him write the school newspaper. Carson’s attempt at announcing his literary magazine at a school assembly fails.
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Struck by Lightning is a American coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Brian Dannelly and written by and starring Chris Colfer. The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 21, , and was released theatrically on January 11, - I was very excited when this book came in the library and immediately checked it out! Struck by Lightning is the tale of an outcast high school senior named Carson Phillips, who is desperate to escape his small-town and rush away to college becoming the youngest editor of The New Yorker in history.
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