Is Flowers in the Attic banned?
Flowers in the Attic was originally a 1979 book by V.C. Andrews. It caused quite a stir as it revolved around child abuse, incest and the demonizing of religion. It was banned from many schools and libraries, and who could blame them?
What books are in the Flowers in the Attic series?
It is the first book in the Dollanganger Series, and was followed by Petals on the Wind, If There Be Thorns, Seeds of Yesterday, Garden of Shadows, Christopher’s Diary: Secrets of Foxworth, Christopher’s Diary: Echoes of Dollanganger and Christopher’s Diary: Secret Brother.
What is Flowers in the Attic based on?
Based on V.C. Andrews’ controversial cult-classic novel, “Flowers in the Attic” tells the story of the Dollanganger kids who, after the unexpected death of their father, are coerced to stay hidden in the attic of their ruthless grandmother.
What is the second Flowers in the Attic called?
Petals on the Wind
Is the flowers in the attic a true story?
In the August 12, 2013, article Interview with Ann Patty, Editor of Flowers in the Attic, Ann Patty also confirms that Flowers in the Attic was based on a true story. “Yes, Flowers in the Attic was based on a story she heard when she was in the hospital for a spinal operation…. Well, someone told it to her, yes.
What happened to Carrie in Flowers in the Attic?
Carrie commits suicide.
Part of the reason Cathy is so hellbent on revenge is that her younger sister, Carrie, kills herself after years of mental anguish stemming from the attic lockup.
What order do the flowers in the attic movies go?
- Flowers in the Attic (1979)
- Petals on the Wind (1980)
- If There Be Thorns (1981)
- Seeds of Yesterday (1984)
- Garden of Shadows (1986)
- Christopher’s Diary: Secrets of Foxworth (2014)
- Christopher’s Diary: Echoes of Dollanganger (2015)
- Christopher’s Diary: Secret Brother (2015)
Is if there be thorns a sequel to Flowers in the Attic?
Seeds of Yesterday
What age is Flowers in the Attic appropriate for?
These books are an interesting read, but they are pretty adult, and quite haunting. I’d put it around age 15–16 at soonest, assuming that it’s a very mature teen reader, and preferably 17–18. Keep in mind that I would prefer to shelter my own kids longer, rather than expose them to things too soon.