Bock, Caroline

Book - 2011
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Told in several voices, a group of Long Island high school seniors conspire to protect eighteen-year-old Jimmy after he brutally assaults two Salvadoran immigrants, until they begin to see the moral implications of Jimmy's actions and the consequences of being loyal to a violent bully.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0312668325
Branch Call Number: y BOCK 2011
Characteristics: 211 p. ;,21 cm


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Feb 10, 2014

The message of this book is important and timely as we continue a national conversation about immigration. The actions of young men in groups are always at risk of being irresponsible, but teamed with adult conversation and actions the potential for tragedy is something we all need to be alert to.


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