Give a Boy a Gun (Mass Market)

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Description


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 Brendan and Gary: revenge.

About the Author


Todd Strasser has written many critically acclaimed novels for adults, teenagers, and children, including the award-winning Can’t Get There from HereGive a Boy a GunBoot CampIf I Grow UpFamous, and How I Created My Perfect Prom Date, which became the Fox feature film Drive Me Crazy. Todd lives in a suburb of New York and speaks frequently at schools. Visit him at ToddStrasser.com.

Praise For…


* "Both haunting and harrowing, the book deserves a wide readership, discussion and debate."—Booklist, starred review



“A disturbing and provocative novel.”—KLIATT



"Vivid, distressing, and all too real…The multiple points of view create empathy for a wide range of characters and enhance the book's in-your-face reality. Important, insightful, and chilling."—Kirkus Reviews



Product Details
ISBN: 9780689848933
ISBN-10: 0689848935
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 1st, 2002
Pages: 208
Language: English