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This wasn’t the way it was supposed to go. You’re just a typical fifteen-year-old sophomore, an average guy named Kyle Chase. This can’t...
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A shocking string of events for one powerful idea.Written as if both speaking to the reader and writing as if the reader were actually Kyle,   With a steady building of events and a shocking conclusion,  left me reeling and dumbfounded in all the best ways while i read this book.

 

The plot opens with what appears to be a gruesome death scene, and is one of the major components of the tension factor. Beyond this first bloody scene there is very little horror or mystery until the end of the novel.

 

This book has lots of Catcher in the Rye themes. Discontent teen having difficulty growing up, sister protection issues, a notion of being too intelligent for the system without the maturity to handle it, etc. You would make a great part of classic.

 

Not only is the reader being shown the main character Kyle’s motivations they are experiencing them as well. If you don’t believe me wait till you hit the part where he overhears his mother talking about him…shot to the heart, I swear. And the end is as always a twist.

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Clues

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"There had to have been signs, had to have been some clues it was coming. Did you miss them, or ignore them? Maybe if you can figure out where it all went wrong, you can still make it right. Or is it already too late? Think fast, Kyle. Time's running out. How did this happen? "

 

this novel is short, sweet, and mysterious there was a mystery Kyle wanted to find out about Zack.

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Daren's Lessons on Bullying

Daren the Lion...Voiced by "Michael Glover"...Helps Lucky and the gang deal with "Bullying"
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Bullying is when a person is exposed to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons, and he or she has difficulty defending him or herself. Bullying can be a one time event, although it is often a repeated behavior. Bullying is an intentional, negative act. Bullying involves a power imbalance. In my book Kyle and  Zacks friendship starts off from bullying. Kyle was getting bullied and Zack was a total stranger to Kyle but still stood up for him.

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Student Resources In Context - Document

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Student Resources In Context
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Charles Benoit mixes riveting tension,You holds many of the fantastic elements that make up strong contemporary fiction. Mixing humor throughout an otherwise gripping story, and throwing in some surprising events and twists, You has many stunning scenes and strong overall

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blood

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" You’re surprised at all the blood.
He looks over at you, eyes wide, mouth dropping open, his face almost as white as his shirt.
He’s surprised too.
There’s not a lot of broken glass, though, just some tiny slivers around his feet and one big piece busted into sharp peaks like a spiking line graph, the blood washing down it like rain on a windshield "

 

The plot opens with what appears to be a gruesome death scene, and is one of the major components of the tension factor. Beyond this first bloody scene there is very little horror or mystery until the end of the novel.

 

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Teens Against Bullying

Created by and for teens, it’s a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, to take action, to be heard, and to join an important social cause.
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Stranded

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Watch the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXxD9G5AYH8 Who abandoned Baby Grace? A farmer’s discovery in his cornfield thrusts a...
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In this book kelly and her mom are going to iowa,which is heaven for her. Over there she has a cousin name Natalie (who only has eyes for Jesus).But Natalie has a secret. Everyone is so busy burying the truth about Baby Grace, they can’t see who they’re burying alive. and also natalie is scared at the fact that which guy should she love and which guy should she trust.

 

Both of the books have some type of mystery which will be unfolded at the end of the book

 

 

 

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