Themes: Rape, Peer Pressure, Bullying, Intimidation, Shame. After the rape, sixteen-year-old Peyton feels dirty. Lost. She could have fought harder. Screamed. Been more aggressive. Gotten him to stop. She knows Brad will get away with it. He s gotten away with it before. The football team protects him. The school does too. It seems like everyone in town is on his side. Girls start to call her a skank. But Peyton is determined to get justice. Only she doesn t know how. The dominoes begin to fall when the truth comes out. ...

Sticks and Stones 2016, Saddleback Educational Publishing, Inc.

ISBN-13: 9781680211030

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