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The scar boys [electronic resource]. Len Vlahos.

Vlahos, Len. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781606844403 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: A severely burned teenager. A guitar. Punk rock. The chords of a rock 'n' roll road trip in a coming-of-age novel that is a must-read story about finding your place in the world...even if you carry scars inside and out. In attempting to describe himself in his college application essay--help us to become acquainted with you beyond your courses, grades, and test scores--Harbinger (Harry) Jones goes way beyond the 250-word limit and gives a full account of his life. The first defining moment: the day the neighborhood goons tied him to a tree during a lightning storm when he was 8 years old, and the tree was struck and caught fire. Harry was badly burned and has had to live with the physical and emotional scars, reactions from strangers, bullying, and loneliness that instantly became his everyday reality. The second defining moment: the day in 8th grade when the handsome, charismatic Johnny rescued him from the bullies and then made the startling suggestion...
Target Audience Note: Grade 4 - Grade 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6.1 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : EgmontUSA, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2384 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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