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Swallowing Stones by Joyce McDonald
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May 08, 2012 | ISBN 9780307976093

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“Readers will quickly become absorbed in this electrifying portrayal of fear and deception.” –Publishers Weekly
“The unexpected consequences of celebratory gunfire are the topic of this well-written novel . . . [It] will appeal to a broad audience, and it is a great vehicle for discussions about guns, violence, and responsibility.” –VOYA  
“When 17-year-old Michael discovers that he has accidentally killed the father of a schoolmate, he wrestles with his own guilt until he can no longer keep his terrible secret. A compassionate story focusing on both the killer and the family left to grieve the loss of a father and husband.” –School Library Journal 
“Deliberately paced but deeply felt drama.” –Kirkus Reviews

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