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andlt;Bandgt;Her street name is Maybeandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; She lives with a tribe of homeless teens — runaways and throwaways, kids who have no place to go other than the cold city streets, and no family except for one another. Abused, abandoned, and forgotten, they struggle against the cold, hunger, and constant danger. andlt;BRandgt; With the frigid winds of January comes a new girl: Tears, a twelve-year-old whose mother doesn't believe her stepfather abuses her. As the other kids start to disappear — victims of violence, addiction, and exposure — Maybe tries to help Tears get off the streets...andlt;Bandgt;if it's not already too late.andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Todd Strasser, author of the powerful and disturbing andlt;Iandgt;Give a Boy a Gunandlt;/Iandgt;, again focuses on an important social issue as he tells a thought-provoking, heart-wrenching story of young lives lost to the streets, and of a society that has forgotten how to care.

Synopsis:

The author of the powerful "Give a Boy a Gun" again focuses on an important social issue as he tells a thought-provoking, heart-wrenching story of young lives lost to the streets, and of a society that has forgotten how to care.

About the Author

Todd Strasser has written many award-winning novels, including Boot Camp, Can't Get There from Here, Give a Boy a Gun, How I Changed My Life, and How I Created My Perfect Prom Date, which was adapted for the Fox feature film Drive Me Crazy. He decided to write If I Grow Up after visiting several inner-city schools and reading about the growing problem of gangs. Strasser frequently speaks at schools about the craft of writing and conducts writing workshops for young people. He lives in a suburb of New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689841699
Author:
Strasser, Todd
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Author:
Stadnyk, Greg
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Social Situations - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse
Subject:
Teenagers
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Social Situations - Runaways
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Street children
Subject:
Situations / Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Situations / Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
Subject:
Social Issues - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Social Issues - Runaways
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Homelessness and Poverty
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
GTR-550
Publication Date:
April 2004
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c jacket
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 10.64 oz
Age Level:
12-17

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