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andlt;b andgt;From Todd Strasser, a and#8220;truly shockingand#8221; (andlt;i andgt;Kliattandlt;/iandgt;) account of the prison-style workings of teen boot camps.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Garrett is an average fifteen-year-old, except that heand#8217;s in love with an older woman. Even though Garrett gets good grades and hasnand#8217;t had any real discipline problems, his parents decide to ship him off to Harmony Lake, a boot camp for teenagers. He is and#8220;kidnappedand#8221; by camp employees and transported there, where after a painful attempt at rebellion he quickly figures out that the fastest way to graduate is by following all the rules. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;But no matter what rules he follows, Garrett soon realizes that the people who run the boot camp wonand#8217;t rest until his spirit is well and truly broken. And so, with danger at every turn, he plans a daring escapeand#8212;with chilling consequences.

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 / Adolescence
Children s-General
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
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Grade Level:
from 7
f-c cvr (no spfx)
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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