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Orca Book Publishers, Mar 1, 2008 - Young Adult Fiction - 128 pages
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Some days it's just easier not to go to school at all. Adam has been slacking off lately, but today he stuck around to see his girlfriend. When Josh, who has been bullied mercilessly, brings a gun to school, the building is locked down and Adam is forced to risk everything to save himself and to find Zoe before Josh does. Calling on reserves he didn't know he had, Adam could end up a hero -- or a victim.

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User Review  - Warnerp - LibraryThing

Very serious and intense book about a fictional school shooting. For mature readers emotionally; however, this is an ORCA book - highly engaging but easy to read academically. Perfect for struggling readers. Read full review

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User Review  - ydenomy - LibraryThing

Although this short novel uses easy to read vocabulary, I felt that the anti-bullying message and its resulting lesson was a strong one. Tullson did a fantastic job of creating real characters, and I ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Diane Tullson grew up in Calgary, Alberta, and has studied English literature, journalism and editing. Before becoming an author, Diane worked in newspaper, radio and travel. She is a member of the Canadian Children's Book Centre, the Vancouver Children's Literature Roundtable, Children's Writers and Illustrators of British Columbia and the Writers Union of Canada. Her books have earned her a Stellar Award and an Arthur Ellis Award nomination. Diane lives with her family in Delta, British Columbia. For more information, visit www.dianetullson.com.

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