Under the Wolf, Under the Dog (Paperback)

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"Steve Nugent is a character as distinctive and disturbing as Salinger’s Holden Caulfield." — BOOKLIST (starred review)

Steve Nugent is in Burnstone Grove, a facility for kids who are either addicts or have tried to commit suicide. But Steve doesn’t fit in either group, and he used to go to the gifted school. So why is he in Burnstone Grove? Keeping a journal, Steve tries to figure out who he is by examining who he was. Both heartbreaking and starkly humorous, this brutal story of escape and the desire for redemption is masterfully told by award-winning writer and film director Adam Rapp.

About the Author

Adam Rapp is the acclaimed author of five previous novels for young adults, including, most recently, 33 SNOWFISH, which was named a Best Book for Young Adults (Top Ten Pick) by the American Library Association. In addition he is an accomplished playwright whose plays have been produced by the New York Theatre Workshop, the Bush Theatre in London, and the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Adam Rapp is also the author and director of WINTER PASSING, a movie starring Ed Harris and Will Farrell.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0763633658
ISBN-13: 9780763633653
Published: Candlewick, 05/08/2007
Pages: 320
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 14
Maximum Age: 17
Minimum Grade Level: 9th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 12th Grade

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