RATS SAW GOD
New York : Simon and Schuster,
IL YA RL 6.6
his 760 verbal score on the SAT, resulting in his being a National Merit
finalist, Steve York is in danger of not graduating because he failed English
III. The school counselor, seeing Steve’s straight A average before
his junior year, figures something happened to turn an A student into a
C junkie. He offers Steve one last chance in the form of a 100-page
paper to make up his missing English credit. And so we learn how
Steve, son of astronaut Alan York, moved from Houston to San Diego.
We learn how he tries so hard not to be what his father wants him to be.
We see him coming close to being nothing at all. As for the meaning
of the title of the book, you’ll have to read Rats Saw God to find out.
Huebscher, Librarian, Holy Cross High School, San Antonio, TX 78228 <firstname.lastname@example.org>)
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