By Laurie Halse Anderson
After calling the cops on a party, Melinda becomes a social outcast. She wanders through her Freshman year speaking to almost no one. The hatred from her classmates wraps around her only reminding her of the pain she feels. If only they knew what really happened.
1999 National Book Award Finalist
1999 BCCB Blue Ribbon Book
2000 SCBWI Golden Kite Award for Fiction
2000 Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of the Year
2000 ALA Best Books for Young Adults
2000 Printz Honor Book
2000 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults[
2000 Fiction Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
2000 Edgar Allan Poe Best Young Adult Award Finalist
2001 New York Times Paperback Children's Best Seller
2005 New York Times Paperback Children's Best Seller
Our main character.
Silent, but her thoughts are going crazy.
A new girl from Ohio.
She befriends Melinda, but quickly shows her true colors.
Andy better known to Melinda as "IT."