Two teens must save a class of first-graders from a gun-wielding soldier suffering from PTSD

YALSA 2013 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers


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About Beck

headshotBeck McDowell, young adult author, is a former middle and high school AP English teacher who lives in Huntsville, Alabama with her husband, David. Her adult children, Emily and Drew live there, too. She and her students built to help teens find good books. She hates routine; her writing habits are weird and varied. She loves fast-paced books with lots of dialogue and lean prose. She also loves chatting with her fabulous former students. 





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