This novel is about an akward GR.9 student named Will Reid who has been found by the GR.9 bully(Shane) and is pushed to his limit and only. EggHead By Caroline Pignat. Katie is confused. Shane is a bully. Devan is in love. This novel got me emotional at some parts. -Has one friend. : Egghead: A Novel (): Caroline Pignat: Books. Egghead and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Shane has two lackeys—Brad, who is equally as sinister, and Devan, who goes pignaat with the crowd even though he knows deep inside that it is wrong. Apr 19, Stefanie Geryk rated it really liked it. Devan and Shane won but, Devan didn’t feel like he won. At the same time I find it interesting that it shows the different perspectives of characters that are usually on the sidelines.

I think this because, Shane is one of the main character in the book and I would want to know more about his life.

Creative structure does not make up for original plot. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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They were wonderful metaphors for the larger themes presented. The only reason he continued reading was because it was assigned by school. Also really enjoyed the poems by the MC. The characters were real, the situations were realistic, and I enjoyed all the sub-plots as well. Told from the perspectives of Will, Devan, and Katie, the book delves into the psychology of the characters from a realistic standpoint.

Each character takes a turn at telling the story — through the spare blank verse of Will, wrapped up in the world of his single-parent father and his own eccentric preoccupations; through the clear-eyed accounts of Katie, wrestling with her own private demons; and in the sensitive narrative of the slowly awakening Devan, who comes to notice Katie as a spunky, attractive individual whom he’d like to know better but fears thinks he’s a goof.

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Will never changes throughout the story, the little gawky kid who loves ants and is bullied. And she did a really good job.

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I say this because, he switches sides and defends Will by telling Shane. I began reading it as part of the canadian red maple awards. And this book proves it perfectly. Explore the Home Gift Guide. First of all, I’ve never met a bully quite like Shane. He is a perfect target for Shane. If you are a teen, 12 and up I think you schould deffinitly read this book. The author found a way to make it funny and serious in a way that shows different perspectives bystander, victim, etc.



Anyone who is into highschool things. Dec 28, Christina rated it it was amazing Shelves: Katie defends Will but it was difficult for Katie because Shane on messing with Will. The book is filled with stories of tormenting Will, from smashing his prized ant farm, to locking him out of the locker room naked. To view it, click here.

Young readers will find lots to think about as they turn the pages of this crisp and compelling story by newcomer Caroline Pignat. This would have then become a more relatable story. I tried it with an older crowd and though they liked it, it wasn’t sophisticated enough for them- the story was too typical something that works sgghead the younger audiences and the moral too obvious.

Its told in each of the three kids perspectives which I liked, I particularly thought the Devan friends of the bully initially was really well done. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Like, absolutely depressing, yet strangely uplifting