It is always painful to learn of a teenage suicide.This poignant book captures the moving testimony of forty-seven people as they react to learning of Anna's death.
A MUST READ TO LET TEENS KNOW THEY ARE NOT ALONE!
"After the Death of Anna Gonzales" was one of the greatest books I have ever read. not just because of the unbelievably shocking and true poems, but because we used the book as our winter play at my high school. "
"I turn up the volume as a woman at a news desk announces, 'This just in…the alleged DB25 monster has been arrested.' Good. The camera switches from the anchor to a mug shot…and it is my face--or at least my face as it will look thirty years from now…A new image replaces the full-screen mug shot as I see two cops hustling my handcuffed father into the back of a police car." Kevin has to face the worst imaginable possibility: that his father may be the man responsible for a series of vicious killings. How much does he really know about his father?
It’s an ordinary Saturday night for the teens working at Burger Heaven—until, suddenly, guns are drawn and threats made. Jordan’s just working here part-time, after school, but she’s suddenly put in charge when the manager has to leave. Joe has never even gotten so much as an after-school detention. So how is it that this Saturday night, he’s at Burger Heaven, waving a loaded gun, yelling at the employees to get down on the floor NOW! Dylan has always succeeded at his twisted plans—until this Saturday, this robbery, where everything has gone wrong. And now, surrounded by police outside, Dylan’s life will never be the same—and neither will the lives of his hostages.