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Give a Boy a Gun
Todd Strasser

An epistolary novel about bullying, violence and school shootings. When Brendan and Gary decide they had enough of humiliation at their high school, especially by the hands of the popular football players, they make plans to take revenge on their peers. Their plan goes awry, however, when they start taking hostages.

· · 2000

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Strasser, Todd. Give a Boy a Gun. Simon & Schuster, 2020. 192 pp., ISBN 9781534464612

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  • Award-winning
  • Democratic and political education
  • Silenced voices
  • Students can identify with the text
  • Recommended by a federal state: Baden-Württemberg