My father was killed on 9/11.
When eighth grader Bart Rangely is granted a "mercy" scholarship to an elite private school after his father is killed in the North Tower, doors should have opened. Instead, he is terrorized and bullied by his own mentor. So begins the worst year of his life.
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Bart's mentor, Tyro Bergen, “too handsome to pass for a regular kid,” steadily persecutes Bart, and although he eventually retaliates, Bart feels obligated to protect his mother's illusions about Bailywell.Aug 06 2007 | Read Full Review of Bullyville
Tyro may not be the type to beat up Bart on a regular basis, but he is a master of subtle torture, pranks carefully calculated to humiliate Bart on a psychological level.Sep 18 2007 | Read Full Review of Bullyville
When the press gets wind of it, they make him Miracle Boy, whose fortuitous illness saved his mother's life.Sep 01 2007 | Read Full Review of Bullyville
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