Carbone, Elisa Lynn.
New York : Viking, 2003.
understood how things worked. She understood her place on the high
school food chain. She wasn't quite at the bottom but she knew the
popular kids would nibble on her more than most. Her best friend was also
close to the bottom. She and Omar had been best friends for years.
Now they shared the daily insults and put downs that came their way.
All was as they knew it. Until he arrived. On an ordinary day
in October, he walked into the classroom and promptly sat cross-legged
on the floor. Everyone stared knowing that this was not allowed.
They waited for the young man to get into trouble. But how could
Becky and Omar ever anticipate how completely this strange young boy with
the scars and the mysterious background would change their entire world?
Feral children -- Fiction.
School violence -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Wolves -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
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