Lawless by Jeffrey Salane

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The Lawless School provides the right education for kids on the wrong side of the law.

M Freeman has been homeschooled her entire life. So M has no idea just how unusual her education has been - not until she leaves home to attend the prestigious (and mysterious) Lawless School.

Suddenly, it's very clear to M that her tutors have been preparing her all along for a life of crime. She excels at escape tactics. She's a whiz at spotting forgeries. Her years of piano lessons pay off when picking pockets and cracking safes.

M's newfound talent for criminal mischief soon brings her to the attention of the Masters, the secretive school's most secretive clique. M's interest in the Masters is personal - joining this international dishonor society is her best chance to learn the truth about her father's life . . . and his death. But when her first real-world heist goes wrong, M is left wondering: Is there truly honor among thieves?

Jeffrey Salane's first novel is full of twists and turns, reveals and reversals. Spoiling the ending for your friends would be criminal!
 

About Jeffrey Salane

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Jeffrey Salane grew up in Columbia, South Carolina, but moved north to study at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and the New School University. After spending several years playing in several bands, he now works as a children's book editor. He lives with his wife and kids in Brooklyn, NY.
 
Published April 1, 2013 by Scholastic Inc.. 336 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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Gr 5–7—The Lawless School is an ultrasecret training academy for budding master criminals. Twelve-year-old M Freeman, named for her late father, a criminal legend, is whisked off to the school in a private jet, with a crack team of Lawless's highly disciplined archenemies in hot pursuit. After se...

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