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.
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About Todd Strasser
Todd Strasser has written many award-winning novels for adults, teenagers and children including Boot Camp, Can't Get There from Here, Give a Boy a Gun and Girl Gives Birth to Own Prom Date, the latter of which was adapted for the Fox feature film Drive Me Crazy, with script by Rob Thomas. Todd Strasser speaks frequently at schools. He lives in Westchester County, New York.
Give a Boy a Gun by Todd Strasser
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Simon & Schuster
Winner of Rhode Island Teen Book Award 2001
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