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Tom's life changes for the worst the day a high school about fifty miles away from his gets shot up. Reported as the worst shooting since Columbine, everything in Tom's life changes rapidly. Tom and his friends dubbed the Smart Jocks due to their athletic prowess and G.P.A. soon realize that the changes in their school aren't just ones that are to help them.
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Kids start to disappear, the administration says they went to teen boot camps because they broke the rules. However all of these students die in mysterious accidents which appear to be murder. Tom realizes that in order to not be sent to one of the boot camp children, he must escape.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   solving crimes (scooby doooo!) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   high school

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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