Burn

By Suzanne Phillips (Electronic Book, 2008)
"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.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $6.99 US/$6.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316040976

    • On Sale Date: 11/01/2008

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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"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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Burn
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $6.99 US/$6.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780316040976
  • On Sale Date: 11/01/2008
Burn