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The Rag and Bone Shop (Mass Market)

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Twelve-year old Jason is accused of the brutal murder of a young girl. Is he innocent or guilty? The shocked town calls on an interrogator with a stellar reputation: he always gets a confession. The confrontation between Jason and his interrogator forms the chilling climax of this terrifying look at what can happen when the pursuit of justice becomes a personal crusade for victory at any cost.

About the Author

Robert Cormier’s many acclaimed novels include the classics The Chocolate War and I Am the Cheese. He is a recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award, honoring his lifetime contribution to writing for teens.

Praise For…

“Tense and terrifying, this final book from Cormier will leave a lasting impression.”
–Booklist, Starred

“The chilling results of the questioning will leave an indelible mark on readers and prompt heated discussions regarding the definition of guilt and the fine line between truth and deception.”
Publishers Weekly, Starred

Product Details
ISBN: 9780440229711
ISBN-10: 0440229715
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Publication Date: May 13th, 2003
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Laurel-Leaf Books