Shooter

Category: Book
By (author): Pignat, Caroline
Subject:  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Peer Pressure
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Violence
Audience: young adult
Publisher: Penguin Random House Canada Teen
Published: April 2017
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.25in x 5.50in
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From The Publisher*The Breakfast Club meets We Need to Talk About Kevin.

A lockdown catches five grade 12 students by surprise and throws them together in the only unlocked room on that empty third floor wing: the boys' washroom. They sit in silence, judging each other by what they see, by the stories they've heard over the years. Stuck here with them--could anything be worse?
There's Alice: an introverted writer, trapped in the role of big sister to her older autistic brother, Noah.
Isabelle: the popular, high-achieving, student council president, whose greatest performance is her everyday life.
Hogan: an ex-football player with a troubled past and a hopeless future.
Xander: that socially awkward guy hiding behind the camera, whose candid pictures of school life, especially those of Isabelle, have brought him more trouble than answers.
Told in five unique voices through prose, poetry, text messages, journals and homework assignments, this modern-day Breakfast Club takes a twist when Isabelle gets a text that changes everything: NOT A DRILL!! Shooter in the school!
Suddenly, the bathroom doesn't seem so safe anymore. Especially when they learn that one of them knows more about the shooter than they realized...
Review Quote*

"Pignat has created a pitch perfect combination of multiple modes, well-tuned voices and a irresistible and satisfying story."--Canadian Materials, 4 out of ****


"With gut-wrenching locked-room suspense, Shooter is a frightening, yet hopeful snippet of high school life in the 21st century.--The National Reading Campaign

Biographical Note

Caroline Pignat is the award-winning author of seven YA novels. She is a two-time winner of the Governor General's Award (The Gospel Truth in 2015 and Greener Grass in 2009). Unspeakable, a Red Maple Honour book, was also shortlisted for the 2015 CLA Young Adult Book Award and the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People. A high school teacher, she lives in Ottawa with her family.




From the Hardcover edition.