School Days Stars - Prep, Private, Boarding and Public School Stars
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Author: McGowan, Heather
Publisher: Doubleday $ 24.95 ISBN: 0385501382 Date: 2001
Catrine Evans, a young American, is sent to an English boarding school after her mother dies of cancer. Memories of Isabelle, the best friend she left behind in Maine, give way to dreams haunted by images of an accidental death she believes they caused before she left for England.
- Project X
Author: Shepard, Jim
Publisher: Knopf $ 20 ISBN: 140004071x Date: 2004
Hanratty and Flake, two junior high school students, feel powerless against their situation at school until they gradually begin flirting with the most horrible revenge of all.
- The Finishing School
Author: Spark, Muriel
Publisher: Doubleday $ 16.95 ISBN: 0385512821 Date: 2004
From the author of Aiding and Abetting comes the story of a school master at a vaguely dubious finishing school in Lausanne, Switzerland, and his jealously over a student prodigy with a historical novel already in progress.
- Old School
Author: Wolff, Tobias
Publisher: Knopf $ 22 ISBN: 0375401466 Date: 2003
The author of the genre-defining memoir This Boy's Life and The Barrack's Thief now presents his first novel about a young boy at New England prep school obsessed with visiting authors.
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Annotated lists of books receiving at least one starred review from one of four major review sources: Booklist, Kirkus, LJ and PW.