Shattering Glass by Gail Giles

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When Rob, the charismatic leader of the senior class, decides to turn the class nerd into Prince Charming, his cruel challenge leads to violence and death. Vigorous and controversial, Shattering Glass heralds the arrival of a new voice in Young Adult fiction.
 

About Gail Giles

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Gail Giles has written two other acclaimed YA novels: "Shattering Glass" and "Dead Girls Don't Write Letters." A native Texan, Gail has lived in Chicago and Alaska. She is now living back in Texas with her husband, two dogs, and three cats.
 
Published September 1, 2003 by Simon Pulse. 215 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime, Horror. Fiction

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An out-of-state transfer student ascends to alpha male, and his high school clique's plan to make over a social outcast go tragically awry, in what PW called "a suspenseful, disturbing novel."

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speaking of Rob's plan to transform Simon, she says, "Instead of making Rob more, doesn't it just make all of us...

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HSJ

When the most popular guy in school, Rod, decides to turn the nerdiest guy in school, Simon Glass, into the most popular, they don’t realize that they end up killing him, literally.

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When the most popular guy in school, Rod, decides to turn the nerdiest guy in school, Simon Glass, into the most popular, they don’t realize that they end up killing him, literally.

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