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  • Schooling
    Author: McGowan, Heather
    Publisher: Doubleday $ 24.95 ISBN: 0385501382 Date: 2001
    starBooklist
    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.
    Updated 6/4/01
  • Project X
    Author: Shepard, Jim
    Publisher: Knopf $ 20 ISBN: 140004071x Date: 2004
    starKirkus starBooklist
    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.
    Updated 1.15.04
  • The Finishing School
    Author: Spark, Muriel
    Publisher: Doubleday $ 16.95 ISBN: 0385512821 Date: 2004
    starKirkus starPW
    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.
    Updated 8.16.04
  • Old School
    Author: Wolff, Tobias
    Publisher: Knopf $ 22 ISBN: 0375401466 Date: 2003
    starBooklist starPW
    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.
    Suggested Reading: Fiction & Mystery Debuts | Adult Books for Teens
    Updated 10.14.03

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