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This Is Not A Drill

McDowell, Rebecca (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
This Is Not A Drill
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"Two teens must work together to protect a class of first-graders when a soldier with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder takes them hostage"-- "Two teens try to save a class of first-graders from a gun-wielding soldier suffering from PTSD. 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 psychotic 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. Told through Emery and Jake's alternating viewpoints, this gripping novel features characters teens will identify with and explores the often-hidden damages of war"--
Authors: McDowell, Rebecca
Title: This is not a drill
Published: New York : Nancy Paulsen Books, c2012.
Characteristics: 216 p. ;,22 cm.
Summary: "Two teens must work together to protect a class of first-graders when a soldier with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder takes them hostage"--
"Two teens try to save a class of first-graders from a gun-wielding soldier suffering from PTSD. 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 psychotic 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. Told through Emery and Jake's alternating viewpoints, this gripping novel features characters teens will identify with and explores the often-hidden damages of war"--
Local Note: 1 2 3 4
ISBN: 0399257942
9780399257940
Branch Call Number: YA MACD
Statement of Responsibility: Beck McDowell
Subject Headings: Family crises Juvenile fiction. Schools Juvenile fiction. Survival Juvenile fiction. Hostages Juvenile fiction. Post-traumatic stress disorder Juvenile fiction.
Topical Term: Family crises
Schools
Survival
Hostages
Post-traumatic stress disorder
LCCN: 2012011083
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A gunman in a class of first-graders, a protective and wise teacher, and a couple of high school seniors who are to pull it all off. The gunman is a tragic figure as he is a victim of war. Great survival story for teens.

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