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Shadow Place

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The Shadow Place brings together school violence, Instant Messaging, and the loyalty of old friends -- in a suspensful page-turner. Lissa's neighbor and best friend, Rodney, has always been strange, but now he's buyihg guns over the Internet. If Rodney acts on his threats of violence, who will be the victim; his abusive father or one of his taunting classmates.

Library Binding, 192 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Roaring Brook Press
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Ana Perez
"The shadow place" by Carol M. Tanzman book based on bullying at home.It made me think bullying just doesnt happen at school but also at home.Many times when we hear the word bullying we think it means a kid being bullied at school. But bullying doesn't just happen at school it can happen in many places such as school. This just makes us open our eyes and see the reality.
"The shadow place" is about a young boy named Rodney that is being bullied by his father. Recently his best friend lissa has
Dec 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read the book The Shadow Place. If you like mysteries then this book is for you. There are foreshadowing points that aren't very obvious. It is mysteries, funny, and serious at times.

This book gives a child perspective of what being bullied really means. It also gives a story that you should be who you want and not let people tell you who to be. Love your friends equal. Getting new friends doesn't mean putting out the old.

This book is great for children who loves mysteries and loves a great l
Jul 26, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: juvenile
This is a nice little book that explores bullying-At home and at school. For all the news about bullying there is still a lot of it going on. I suppose it will always be an issure. Recommended for 5th grade on up. It is about some eigth graders,
Dec 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Read it when it first came out & it is still great.
Sep 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The story was extremely suspenseful, well written, and thought-provoking. I was on the edge of my seat!
Elora Tocci
Sep 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Suspenseful, thought-provoking, an engaging and hard-to-put-down read.
Jul 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
fantastic! though i wish the main character liked rodney more than jared. also the aunt is a jerk
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Carol Tanzman is the author of the contemporary YA novels DANCERGIRL and CIRCLE OF SILENCE, published by Harlequin Teen. Her first novel, THE SHADOW PLACE was an ALA Quick Pick book. She is an award-winning theatre director, a nationally recognized arts educator, and has been honored (twice) by the Bravo Awards. She also loves to swing dance!

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