Bang

Bang

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"Fans of 13 Reasons Why will find a lot to like in Lyga's latest." -- Entertainment Weekly
This is Where it Ends , Hate List , and Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock readers will appreciate this heartbreaking novel about living with your worst mistake, from New York Times bestselling author Barry Lyga.
A chunk of old memory, adrift in a pool of blood .
Sebastian Cody did something horrible, something no one--not even Sebastian himself--can forgive. At the age of four, he accidentally shot and killed his infant sister with his father's gun.
Now, ten years later, Sebastian has lived with the guilt and horror for his entire life. With his best friend away for the summer, Sebastian has only a new friend, Aneesa, to distract him from his darkest thoughts. But even this relationship cannot blunt the pain of his past. Because Sebastian knows exactly how to rectify his childhood crime and sanctify his past. It took a gun to get him into this.
Now he needs a gun to get out.
Unflinching and honest, Bang is the story of one boy and one moment in time that cannot be reclaimed, as true and as relevant as tomorrow's headlines.
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
Edition: First Edition.
ISBN: 9780316315500
0316315508
Branch Call Number: YA LYGA B
Characteristics: 295 pages ; 22 cm

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_A_P_ Jul 20, 2017

This books deals with topics that are not often talked about, but exist. Beautifully written.

DCLteens May 22, 2017

A compassionate story about the repercussions of an accidental shooting that still affects a family ten years later.

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LauraMcShaneCLE
Apr 22, 2017

A dark book - but it should be shared with teens grappling with guilt and depression. The book also addresses cultural, wealth issues.

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