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Games: A Tale of Two Bullies


Author: Gorman  Carol
Publisher: HarperCollins
Subject/Category: 4-7
Year Reviewed:: 2008
ISBN: 9780060570288
Review: Mick Sullivan and Boot Quinn have a long history of fighting. So they are surprised when, after a fight, their principal wants them to play board games together instead of giving them suspensions. They discover that they are both trying to cope with alcoholic and abusive fathers. Each protagonist tells part of the story in alternating chapters. Gorman captures the middle-school mind set.

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