Rees, Douglas. Vampire High.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position::Brief Article - Children's Review - Book Review

REES, Douglas. Vampire High. Random House, Dell Laurel Leaf. 226p. c2003. 0-440-23834-X. $5.99. J

To quote from the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, September 2003: Angry over his family's move from California to New Sodom, Massachusetts, Cody acts out by flunking all his courses--even homeroom. His parents search out an alternative school, and offer him a choice between Our Lady of Perpetual Homework and Vlad Dracul Magnet School, which has a gorgeous campus and a great reputation, though it's a little unusual. For instance, the principal has a pet wolf, and most of the students look similar--tall and pale, with dark eyes and black hair, and Rumanian names. Cody is admitted to Vlad Dracul immediately, on condition that he joins the water polo team. It turns out, of course, that the other students are...

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