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LIE

Bock, Caroline (Book - 2011 )
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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.
Authors: Bock, Caroline
Title: LIE
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 211 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Caroline Bock
Notes: Includes reading group guide
Summary: 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.
ISBN: 0312668325
9780312668327
Branch Call Number: y BOCK 2011
Subject Headings: Long Island (N.Y.) Juvenile fiction Loyalty Juvenile fiction Hate crimes Juvenile fiction Salvadoran Americans Juvenile fiction Bullying Juvenile fiction Conduct of life Juvenile fiction Racism Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Topical Term: Loyalty
Hate crimes
Salvadoran Americans
Bullying
Conduct of life
Racism
LCCN: 2011019824
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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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