This Is Not a Drill
Publishing Date: 2/20/2014
Author: Beck McDowell

Website: click here

Published by Nancy Paulsen Books
ISBN 0399257942 (ISBN13: 9780399257940)

SYNOPSIS:
“When high school seniors Emery and Jake are taken hostage in the classroom where they tutor, they must work together to calm both the terrified children and the gunman threatening them--a task made even more difficult by their recent break-up. Brian Stutts, a soldier suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Iraq, uses deadly force when he's denied access to his son because of a custody battle. The children's fate is in the hands of the two teens, each recovering from great loss, who now must reestablish trust in a relationship damaged by betrayal.”

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Beck McDowell is a former high school AP English teacher who's sponsored student newspapers, literary magazines, writing competitions, Shakespeare festivals, medieval banquets, book fairs, art exhibits, and trips to museums, operas and plays. Together, she and her students built the website www.notrequiredreading.com. After years of taking students all over Europe on summer trips, she's traveling with her family now from her current home in Huntsville, Alabama--most often to New Orleans, her hometown.

 



COMMENTS
Post Comments
Your name
  Your email address
     
Your comment
   
     
Please type the characters you see in the image into the box provided.
CAPTCHA
     
Check here to add your email to our Email Alerts and Newsletter. YoungAdultMag does not share your email address with any third parties

Share this page with a friend. Fill in the information below, and we'll email your friend a link to this page on your behalf.

Your name
Your email address
You friend's name
Your friend's email address
Message

join
First Name
 
Last Name
 
Email
 
Password
 
Confirm Password
 
Gender
Age
 

like


The Young Adult Mag Community is growing.

Join our community of young readers and get exclusive benefits.