Tanzman, Carol M. The shadow place.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Book Review - Young Adult Review - Brief Article
 
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Millbrook Press, Roaring Brook Press. 180p. c2002. 0-7613-1588-8. $22.90; direct order, $17.18. J

Lissa and Rodney have always been friends as well as next-door neighbors, but now that they are in eighth grade Lissa is beginning to worry about him. Bullied by his father, obsessed with guns, Rodney is alienated and angry. He thinks his estranged mother is coming to take him away, but when she shows up it's to say that she's moving to Saudi Arabia--without him. Devastated, Rodney runs away, and takes some of his father's guns with...

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