Synopses & Reviews
They only meant to scare him.
Mr. Griffin is the strictest teacher at Del Norte High, with a penchant for endless projects and humiliating his students. Even straight-A student Susan can't believe how mean he is to the charismatic Mark Kinney. So when her crush asks Susan to help a group of students teach a lesson of their own, she goes along. After all, it's a harmless prank, right?
But things don't go according to plan. When one "accident" leads to another, people begin to die. Susan and her friends must face the awful truth: one of them is a killer.
Leave the lights on when reading this classic thriller! This new edition features modernized text and a new introduction by Lois Duncan, the master of teen horror.
In this unsettling story, a group of high school students thinks their English teacher treats them too harshly--so they abduct Mr. Griffin to teach him a lesson. But the plan soon goes awry. This classic is reissued with modernized text and a new Introduction by the author.
While visiting his father for the summer, fourteen-year-old Kyle finds himself gradually becoming enmeshed in a militias plot to wage war on the federal government.
Kyles summer is shaping up to be just like hed hoped. Hes finally getting to spend two months at his fathers cabin in Michigan, learning how to shoot guns, drive trucks, and be a real man. But he cant help but wonder what's really going on in his dads gun club. He doesnt start getting uneasy until he finds out the gun club is really a militia preparing for war with the federal government. And he doesnt start getting scared until he finds out what the militia is planning to do.
About the Author
Gloria Miklowitz is the author of over 60 fiction and nonfiction books for young readers, some of which have received both national and international awards. Much concerned with contemporary issues that affect young adults today, many of her books deal with such important themes as war, racial injustice, date violence, and militia involvement. Gloria lives in La Cañada, California, and travels frequently for school visits and conventions.