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Flinn, Alex.
New York : HarperTempest, 2005.
ISBN 0060568410
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Monday, October 27, at 6:00 am

What really happened?  We know that Alex Crusan, an HIV positive teen, was stopped at a light when he was attacked.  His windshield shattered by a baseball bat.  Alex hospitalized.  We know that Clinton Cole was in the area.  He was seen riding his bicycle nearby.  Clinton has been know to leave threatening notes in Alex's locker.  Clinton has thrown a rock through the window at the Crusan home.  We know that Daria Bickell saw the attack.  And she saw Clinton go by.  But has she gotten it mixed up in her mind?

What happened on Monday, October 27, at 6:00 am?

SUBJECTS:     Toleration -- Fiction.
                        Hate crimes -- Fiction.
                        HIV (Viruses) -- Fiction.
                        Down syndrome -- Fiction.
                        High schools -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.


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