Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan

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They only meant to scare him.

Mr. Griffin is the strictest teacher at Del Norte High, with a penchant for endless projects and humiliating his students. Even straight-A student Susan can't believe how mean he is to the charismatic Mark Kinney. So when her crush asks Susan to help a group of students teach a lesson of their own, she goes along. After all, it's a harmless prank, right?

But things don't go according to plan. When one "accident" leads to another, people begin to die. Susan and her friends must face the awful truth: one of them is a killer.

Leave the lights on when reading this classic thriller! This new edition features modernized text and a new introduction by Lois Duncan, the master of teen horror.

About Lois Duncan

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Lois Duncan is an acclaimed suspense author for young adults. She has published nearly 50 books for children, including I Know What You Did Last Summer, which was adapted into a highly-successful horror film, and Who Killed My Daughter?, a non-fiction book about the harrowing experience of her daughter's murder.
Published October 5, 2010 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 276 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Children's Books. Fiction

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Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that this book examines what harm can happen when kids submit to peer pressure.

Jan 01 1978 | Read Full Review of Killing Mr. Griffin

The lessons it teaches about teenage peer pressure has kept it on many required reading lists -- this is one the kids can enjoy.

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