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Boot camp / Todd Strasser.

Strasser, Todd. (Author).
Book Book (2007.)
Description: 235 p. ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007.
1 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Young Adult Fiction YA Fiction Strasser (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynn YA Collection YA/Strasser (Text to Phone) Long Overdue 07/09/2015

  • ISBN: 9781416908487
  • ISBN: 141690848X
  • ISBN: 9781428745988 (BWI bdg.)
  • ISBN: 142874598X (BWI bdg.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Summary:
After ignoring several warnings to stop dating his teacher, Garrett is sent to Lake Harmony, a boot camp that uses unorthodox and brutal methods to train students to obey their parents. In the middle of the night Garrett is taken from his home to Harmony Lake, a boot camp for troubled teens. Maybe some kids deserve to be sent there, but Garrett knows he doesn't. Subjected to brutal physical and psychological abuse, he tries to fight back, but the battle is futile. He won't be allowed to leave until he's admitted his "mistakes" and conformed to Harmony Lake's standards of behavior. And there's no way to fake it. Beaten, humiliated, and stripped of his pride, Garrett's spirit is slowly ebbing away. Then he hears whispers of an escape plot. It's incredibly risky -- if he's caught, the consequences will be unthinkable -- but it may be his only way out. In this tense, riveting novel, award-winning YA author Todd Strasser reveals what really goes on in highly secretive -- and notoriously dangerous -- boot camps, a stealth prison system where any teenager under the age of eighteen can be imprisoned at his parents' whim.
Citation: Strasser, Todd. "Boot camp." New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007.

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