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Snitch

3.46 of 5 stars 3.46  ·  rating details  ·  133 ratings  ·  33 reviews
Josh had been living in a group home after being ratted out by Scott, his one-time best friend. Now he has moved in with his brother and overbearing sister-in-law and has been sent to a class designed to teach him to deal with his anger. When an old enemy continues to push his buttons and Scott appears to be up to his old tricks, Josh struggles to control his temper. Frame...more
Paperback, 108 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Orca Book Publishers (first published January 1st 2005)
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Beth
If his former friend Scott hadn’t tattled on him, Josh wouldn’t be on his last chance to turn his life around, living with his brother Andrew, wife Miranda and nephew Digby in a cramped apartment. Beating up Scott for ratting him out landed Josh in a program to train dogs while learning anger management. In spite of venting in a group therapy session and keeping his nose to the grindstone, trouble continues to find Josh as he breaks Miranda’s favorite mug and has multiple run ins both with puppy...more
Kelsey
May 15, 2013 Kelsey added it
Josh had anger issues so he had to go to program at the vet and train dogs so that they could be trained and adopted to a lovely family. at first Josh hated it and then once the dogs started to listen to him he loved going to the shelter every day to work with them. I was overall an okay a book for me to get some easy points
DaMaRiS EsTraDa
I really liked this book
Jocelyn Machain
I have read snitch this semester and I enjoyed it but not as much as I enjoyed other books I have read this semester. This book is a good read for the most part because it is about a teenager with anger problems. I think a lot of teenagers can relate to this book because of all the stress some teenagers have and deal with. The main character has a brother he is living with for the mean while. “mostly Andrew was glad I was in the program because it would keep me out of the apartment for a couple...more
Daniel
SNITCH
By: Norah Mcclintock



Just imagine your best friend that you used to hang out with everyday of your life, and he totally back stabs you by snitching on you for something he did and you where with just for the ride and to fit in with the flow.
So there’s this boy named josh that is getting in too much trouble for his parents to keep up with it all. The last thing he did had him sent to his brother’s house to live with his sister in law and his brother Andrew. Andrew, joshes brother gets him in...more
Fullerton
I thought that this book was one of the best out of these series. It is very interesting because it is about a kid with anger managment poblems and he has to go into a faulicty that trains bad dogs.
This story is about kid named josh thats in high school that needs to go into a angermanegment progam because he can't handle people being mean to him, and has the choice of going into a group councling, or dog training. He choose to do the dog training and it ends up being a benifent for him. Josh...more
Marcia
Written for teens with below average reading skills, Snitch is a great story about a young man who is struggling with school, with family, with friends, and with the law. In place of anger management classes, he is sent to a dog training school where he learns about patience, forgiveness, self control, and when to ask for help.
Saquan Williams
Dec 19, 2007 Saquan Williams rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: some classmates
What i learned from this book was that it really isnt such a good idea to be a snitch. As i think of it now i wouldnt want anyone to snitch on me if i was do something wrong. This book was about mainly these to boys who got into a fight n really didnt like each other anymore. So what they do to get back at one another is they snitch on eachother. They both were in this program together where they had to learn how to make a dog listen and get use to many others. They also had another friend named...more
Nathan
Sep 14, 2011 Nathan is currently reading it
So far in the 22 pages I have read , this book seems interesting. It is about a Teenage boy named Josh who struggles with his anger. So his Brother Andrew insisted that he Take an anger management class to help. Instead of sitting in a circle and listening to other people talk about their anger and tantrums,Josh has to teach dogs how to behave. Josh lives with his brother Andrew and Engaged girlfriend Miranda.They live in a small apartment with 1 bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and living room. They...more
Kristine Pratt
I really liked this book!

The narrator of the story is a boy in an anger management program who is trying to turn his life around. He's given the job of training a dog as part of the program. I found the boy likable and interesting and hated the way he was picked on by those around him. I also liked how real and supportive his family and the workers in the program were. Honestly I'm surprised and pleased to find a hi-lo book with an interesting plot and a well-rounded character.

Yes, this is highl...more
Alex Stathers
This book was very short, and not much happened in it... That's why it's a ★★★ for me.

This book is about a teen named Josh, a teen-age boy with past anger problems and a criminal record. Josh has been put into an anger group that also trains dogs. Josh doesn't like the people in his group or most of the dogs. Scott used to be one of Josh's friends; they used to snatch purses together. Until Scott ratted on Josh and now they aren't friends anymore. Scott was beaten up during the night and now the...more
Heidi
Another fine book by Orca Publishers. Josh lives with his older brother, domineering sister-in-law, and infant nephew. He's participating in a group dog-handling course at the animal shelter, the best option he's given after being turned in by a friend for a crime. But things just never seem to go right for Josh. He gets in trouble with another teen at the dog program, his sister-in-law accuses him of theft, and he is questioned for a violent assault. A true voice for teens.
Dilan
This book was about a boy who had issues. He had anger management problems. He lives with his brother and his brothers wife. They're parents had died so the boy has no were to go.

I cannot connect to this book. This boy was way too violent.

I gave this book 1 star. This book was HORRIBLE. Like Top Wing I fell asleep. That dude has to calm down. You can't just go around like wanting to kill everybody. By far one of the worst Orca Soundings book ever.
A Book Vacation
was really surprised that this novel dealt with dog training. I really wasn’t ready for that, but I think McClintock uses a great literary device comparing rage and anger in humans to untrained dogs. It was a really interesting look at anger management, and I enjoyed reading it, even though dogs aren’t my specialty...


To read my full review:

http://bookvacations.wordpress.com/20...
Krisly
This book is one of the book in the series of Orca Sounding . This book for me it was okay book its not a book that i will read again . This book is about this kid name John which he moved in with his brother and overbearing sister-in-law and has been sent to a class designed to teach him to deal with his anger. After his best friend snitches on him, John must learn to control his anger.
Judy Ashby
Josh goes into a dog training program as an alternative to an anger management class. While learning about the dogs, he learns about himself and how to deal with others. A short book that is aimed at kids that say they "don't read."
Noydb
its was a good i guess. it was intresting. i liked it. it was a little easy but i liked it. it relates to me because i have anger problems to. that sometimes i control. thats how i relate. and yea it was good. period 6th
Tadashi Aivaxulovitzki Reyes
this book was super good and I believe that it could've been better if it was longer and had more characters, so that way it wouldn't have been so predictable of who beat up Scott, but other than that it was good.
Jessie
Just like all the other Orca Soundings books, the ideas where there and the readers interest but what is lacking is the pages. It's too short, even if it were just 50 pages longer it would have been better.
Yasmin Ruiz
what i love bout this book is how they blame josh for supposedly hurting Scott. but that wasn't true it was the other brave men. i really encourage and welcome everyone to read this wonderful book.
Anna
This was an okay read. I think I expected more action given that this is a high-interest title. I didn't think this was as great as the Bluford Series and thought it lacked a bit of an "edge."
Andrew
ok so this book snitch ryt iss ok iss not good iss not bad iss iight you no. I give this book 2starz cuz i like action das jus my you no. i dont like books with soft ish
Bill Littell
Like most of the Orca books, this one establishes a clear conflict and then gets to the business of storytelling. I liked it for the most part.
Simeon
My review on this book is its more intresting then i thought it would be and it has a very good story line for the reader to get into
Teen
Oct 28, 2008 Teen added it
Shelves: high-low
Josh struggles to control his anger even as he attempts to stay free after being accused of a crime he did not commit.
Brianna Garcia
If you wanna read a very interesting book it would be this one i love it so much!
Kimoye
the girl in this book really needed sum anger management classes
Mishka
Read this one for research and class...good for the young adult.
Daniela
Fairly boring book but you can learn something from it.
Jayla
wuz awesome
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Norah McClintock’s fascinating mysteries are hard to put down. Her Chloe & Levesque series, Mike & Riel series, and Robyn Hunter series, all published by Scholastic Canada, have been popular with readers in many countries. Norah has also written several crime novels for reluctant readers in the Orca Soundings series from Orca Book Publishers,

Norah is a five-time winner of the Crime Writer...more
More about Norah McClintock...
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