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Our daughter Julia gave me this book. Our son has Aspergers Syndrome and it could have been him Jodi wrote about. Julia cried when she read this as it was so close to home for her. Worth Reading, Jodie Picoult, Book Worth, Crime Scenes, House Rules, Great Book, Reading Lists, Book Jackets, Dust Wrappers
In Sterling, New Hampshire, 17-year-old high school student Peter Houghton has endured years of verbal and physical abuse at the hands of classmates. His best friend, Josie Cormier, succumbed to peer pressure and now hangs out with the popular crowd that often instigates the harassment. One final incident of bullying sends Peter over the edge and leads him to commit an act of violence that forever changes the lives of Sterling’s residents.