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Burn
by Suzanne Phillips


Overview - "Are our schools safe?"

It's hard to turn on the news without hearing this question, and the answer is typically "no." This novel explores what happens when bullying escalates to violence, and it challenges our definition of victimization.

With thought-provoking prose, Suzanne Phillips explores the psyche of Cameron, a bullied freshman who ultimately does the unthinkable: he kills another student.  Read more...


 
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Overview
"Are our schools safe?"

It's hard to turn on the news without hearing this question, and the answer is typically "no." This novel explores what happens when bullying escalates to violence, and it challenges our definition of victimization.

With thought-provoking prose, Suzanne Phillips explores the psyche of Cameron, a bullied freshman who ultimately does the unthinkable: he kills another student. As she did with Chloe Doe, Suzanne has found a way to make this seemingly dark story ultimately redemptive. But she also dares readers to look at the behavior that provokes violence as having the potential to be as dangerous as the violence itself.

It's Suzanne's hope that Burn will inspire readers to take a precautionary stance against bullying rather than waiting to react to it.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316001663
  • ISBN-10: 031600166X
  • Publisher: Little Brown & Co
  • Publish Date: December 2009
  • Page Count: 279
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP
  • Dimensions: 1 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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