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Bullyville

by Francine Prose

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Bullyville by Francine Prose
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When eighth grader Bart Rangely is granted a "mercy" scholarship to an elite private school after his father is killed in the North Tower, doors should have opened. Instead, he is terrorized and bullied by his own mentor. So begins the worst year of his life.

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hailey smith

i had the same thing
This boy was really brave. I know what he is going through, I am going threw the same, except my dad did not die. I know it was hard for him. So I do recommended it.

jack mehoff

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It is a great book for young teens going through difficult times,and for anyone that needs a friend.

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Francine Prose Author Biography

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Francine Prose is the author of several novels, non-fiction books, and short story collections. She is a Visiting Professor of Literature at Bard College, and was formerly president of PEN American Center, a New York City-based literary society of writers, editors and translators that works to advance literature, defend free expression, and foster international literary fellowship.

She received the PEN Translation Prize in 1988 and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1991. Prose's novel The Glorious Ones has been adapted into a musical with the same title. Her more recent works include My New American Life (2011), The Turning (2012) and Lovers at the Chameleon Club (2014).

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