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Publisher Comments:

Paul Vanderman could be at any normal high school where bullies, girls, and annoying teachers are just part of life. But “normal” doesn’t apply when it comes to the school’s biggest bully, Roth—a twisted and threatening thug with an evil agenda.

When Paul ends up delivering a message from Roth to the leader of a gang at a nearby school, it fuels a rivalry with immediate consequences. Paul attempts to distance himself from the feud, but somehow Roth keeps finding reasons for him to stick around. Then one day Roth hands him a knife. And even though Paul is scared, he has never felt so powerful.

Synopsis:

Paul Varderman, a secondary student in an English Catholic School, is a loner until, just as he is becoming friends with "the freaks," the school bully encourages Paul to join his gang and gives him a knife to carry as an incentive.

About the Author

Anthony McGowan was born in Manchester, brought up in Leeds, and lives in London. His previous novels for young adults are Hellbent and Jack Tumor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375893926
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues - Death & Dying
Author:
Anthony McGowan
Author:
McGowan, Anthony
Subject:
England
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Bullying
Subject:
Social Issues - Peer Pressure
Subject:
Social Issues - Death & Dying
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Bullying
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues - Bullying
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues - Peer Pressure
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20100413
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
9-12
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Age Level:
14-17

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Death and Dying
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Friendship
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Peer Pressure

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"Synopsis" by , Paul Varderman, a secondary student in an English Catholic School, is a loner until, just as he is becoming friends with "the freaks," the school bully encourages Paul to join his gang and gives him a knife to carry as an incentive.
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