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Shooter

Shooter

  • Title: Shooter
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  • ISBN : 9780143187578
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 320 pages


The Breakfast Club meets We Need to Talk About KevinA lockdown catches five grade 12 students by surprise and throws them together in the only unlocked room on that empty third floor wing the boys washroom They sit in silence, judging each other by what they see, by the stories they ve heard over the years Stuck here with them could anything be worse There s Alice an The Breakfast Club meets We Need to Talk About KevinA lockdown catches five grade 12 students by surprise and throws them together in the only unlocked room on that empty third floor wing the boys washroom They sit in silence, judging each other by what they see, by the stories they ve heard over the years Stuck here with them could anything be worse There s Alice an introverted writer, trapped in the role of big sister to her older autistic brother, Noah.Isabelle the popular, high achieving, student council president, whose greatest performance is her everyday life Hogan an ex football player with a troubled past and a hopeless future.Xander that socially awkward guy hiding behind the camera, whose candid pictures of school life, especially those of Isabelle, have brought him trouble than answers.Told in five unique voices through prose, poetry, text messages, journals, and homework assignments, each student reveals pieces of their true story as they wait for the drill to end But this modern day Breakfast Club takes a twist when Isabelle gets a text that changes everything NOT A DRILL Shooter in the school Suddenly, the bathroom doesn t seem so safe any Especially when they learn that one of them knows about the shooter than they realized


Author Caroline Pignat

Caroline Pignat is the two time Governor General s Award winning author of highly acclaimed young adult novels Her historical fiction, contemporary, and free verse novels use multiple points of view and varied forms to engage readers of all ages.As a Writer s Craft student, Caroline wrote a short story that years later became Greener Grass, the first of a critically acclaimed series, and went on




Shooter Reviews (31)

  • 4 STARS This was such a fast paced read I got through it in two days and for me that s a win This book also takes place in one single hour so that was interesting to read about I don t think I ve ever read anything like that before I liked how all of the characters POVs were noticeable and diverse f [..]

  • You can t pitch this as being The Breakfast Club meets We Need to Talk About Kevin and then have absolutely none of the depth of either To quote The Wire s Omar Little You come at the king, you best not miss And Shooter, you missed By a long shot The Breakfast Club worked because it was a group of t [..]

  • Much about the lives of five very different high school students than a school shooting A modern day Breakfast Club, complete with the princess, the nerd, the weirdo, and the jock Most of these people don t spent any time together or even notice each other at all Locked in a room with no way out, i [..]

  • Shooter is a solid Canadian Lit that features a multi POV 5 narration using prose, verse, cellular text, and images Between this and the other YA school shooting book I read this year, This Is Where It Ends, I found Shooter to feel organic, nuanced, and less cinematic even if Marvel s X Men is the [..]

  • I read this all in one sitting..and never came up for air until I reached the last page I found this book to be a brilliant read Four teens held hostage in ways then one An unexpected outcome.This is a sensitive, gripping portrayal of all the characters involved and how connections were made betwee [..]

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