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Harcourt, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 287 pages
44 Reviews
A new town, a new school, a new start. That's what fourteen-year-old Gray Wilton believes as he chants, "It's gonna be better, gonna be better here." But it doesn't take long for Gray to realize that nothing's going to change--there are bullies in every school, and he's always their punching bag. Their brutal words, physical abuse, and emotional torture escalate until Gray feels trapped in a world where he has no control, no support systems, and no way out--until the day he enters the halls of Greenford High School with his father's semiautomatic in hand.

Award-winning novelist Nancy Garden, author of the groundbreaking novel Annie on My Mind, once again goes out on a limb, this time to show readers the cruelty of bullying and the devastating effects it can have.

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It's the writing that's offensive. - Goodreads
I'm not really sure if the ending is enough. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Angela Schaffer - Goodreads

I read this book as a student was reading it, and recommended it to me. He asked that I read it so we could discuss it together. Having read some of Garden's other work, I was surprised at her ability ... Read full review

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User Review  - Caleb Mitchell - Goodreads

Endgame is fast paced book which puts you in the shoes of a bullied kid. Throughout the book he gets more and more frustrated with his school bullies zorro and johnson until he snaps. I like how ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

NANCY GARDENis the acclaimed author ofAnnie on My Mind, one of the first young adult novels to dramatize a lesbian relationship. Her writing career has spanned numerous generations of readers. She currently lives in Massachusetts.