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Chain Reaction: A Call to Compassionate Revolution

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  134 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Rachel Scott and her killer Eric Harris both talked about starting a "chain reaction." Eric used violence to kill and destroy at Columbine High School. But Rachel chose another path. In a personal creed she wrote one month before her death in the Columbine tragedy, she explained her conviction that if one person goes out of his or her way to show compassion, it will start ...more
ebook, 210 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Thomas Nelson Publishers
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Alison Van
Oct 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Chain Reaction by Darrell Scott was very inspiring. It definitely changed my life. I was so shocked to see how brave Racheal was. She is a magnificent girl, and I is so sad that we had to lost her in the Columbine shooting. Now, when ever I see something wrong or weird, I think, what would Racheal do, and I always get the right answer.

Rachel Joy Scott is an amazing girl, who knew she was going to die young and change the world. Nobody knew how or why she said this, but she was right. Rachel wan
This is the second book I have read by Darrell Scott, I've also read Rachel's Tears. I liked Rachel's Tears better. Maybe because it focused more on Rachel herself and her religious beliefs. This book focused more on how you can "pick up Rachel's torch" and become more like her—kind and compassionate. It offered tips on putting others first and seeking out those in need. Not to say that I didn't like this book, but I thought it was repetitive. Darrell took, literally took, many of the passages f ...more
Mar 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
Chain Reaction: A Call to Compassionate Revolution is a remarkable portrayal of goodness. Rachel Scott has become my hero. Her dad is an amazing man because he is attempting to continue her legacy after her death. Rachel was one of the kids murdered at Columbine. She was a selfless girl who made it her business to show kindness to others. She even reached out to the extremely disturbed Eric and Dylan, who ended up being the Columbine shooters. Rachel, you have inspired me. This is a truly inspir ...more
Jul 04, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed reading this book. It offered insiders information to the Columbine killings. Rachel seemed like a person who really understood something simple, but basic to makes a difference. If people take the time to show love for others, it can make this world a better place to live. The chain reaction an act of kindness can start can be far reaching.
Oct 06, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Bree Peterson
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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If you need some inspiration, read this book. Rachel Joy Scott was one of the Columbine victims, but she died after admitting that Jesus Christ was her Savior. This book talks about the events after her death, and I highly recommend it to anyone!
Mar 29, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very moving..Rachel is a role-model for me because of her faith, walk in the path of kindness and start a ripple effect
Aug 03, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
really inspiring
Feb 06, 2010 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Actress Ginger Rogers said, "When two people love each other, they don't look at each other, they look in the same direction."
This is a really good book so far.
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Darrell Scott (b. 1949) is the father of Rachel Scott, the first victim of the Columbine High School shooting in 1999. Darrell Scott is co-founder of the non profit foundation called Rachel’s Challenge. It focuses on teaching forgiveness, making schools safer, and where bullying and violence are replaced with kindness and respect.

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