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andlt;b andgt;Featuring a new trim size and a new line look, Todd Strasserand#8217;s acclaimed account of school violence that andlt;i andgt;Kirkus Reviews andlt;/iandgt;calls and#8220;vivid, distressing, and all too real.and#8221;andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;For as long as they can remember, Brendan and Gary have been mercilessly teased and harassed by the jocks who rule Middletown High. But not anymore. Stealing a small arsenal of guns from a neighbor, they take their classmates hostage at a school dance. In the panic of this desperate situation, it soon becomes clear that only one thing matters to Bendan and Gary: revenge.

About the Author

Todd Strasser is the author of more than 120 novels for teens and middle graders, including If I Grow Up, Boot Camp, Can't Get There From Here, Give a Boy a Gun, the Impact Zone series, and the DriftX series. He lives in a suburb of New York and speaks frequently at schools. Visit to learn more.

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Strasser, Todd
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Situations / Violence
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Violence
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
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8.25 x 5.5 in
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from 12

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