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Publisher Description

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, now in paperback, with special bonus content!


Everyone has a reason to fear the boy with the gun…


10:00 a.m.: The principal of Opportunity, Alabama's high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.



10:02 a.m.: The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.



10:03: The auditorium doors won't open.



10:05: Someone starts shooting.


In 54 minutes, four students must confront their greatest hopes, and darkest fears, as they come face-to-face with the boy with the gun. 


Special bonus content includes: a letter from the author, discussion questions, two bonus chapters, a conversation with the author, and a playlist!


A Buzzfeed Best YA Book

A Bustle.com Most-Anticipated YA Novel

A Goodreads YA Best Books Pick

A Goodreads Choice Award Finalist for Young Adult Fiction 

Kids Indie Next List Pick


"Marieke Nijkamp's brutal, powerful fictional account of a school shooting is important in its timeliness." —Bustle.com


"A gritty, emotional, and suspenseful read and although fictionalized, it reflects on a problematic and harrowing issue across the nation." —Buzzfeed


"A compelling, brutal story of an unfortunately all-too familiar situation: a school shooting. Nijkamp portrays the events thoughtfully, recounting fifty-four intense minutes of bravery, love, and loss." —BookRiot

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2016
January 5
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
288
Pages
PUBLISHER
Sourcebooks, Inc
SELLER
Sourcebooks, Inc.
SIZE
1.1
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades 8-12

Customer Reviews

katnip5k ,

Amazing

This book taught me so much about the world around me. I have never been a reader my entire life and I decided to read this book on a whim. It was the best decision I have ever made because I am reading more and more!! Thank you for this incredible book!

Kalei Sylune ,

Eh

I bought this book because it sounded interesting and the reviews made it sound good. I didn’t find the book realistic enough... Too much diversity in a small town... and the name of the school being Opportunity? Blech. It was an easy read. Didn’t take long. But wasn’t worth it in the end.

Zara_bailey_real ,

GET THIS BOOK

This book is amazing you should definitely read it I finished it in two days and I hate reading but I loved this book

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