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This novel is about an akward GR.9 student named Will Reid who has been found by the GR.9 bully(Shane) and is pushed to his limit and only. EggHead By Caroline Pignat. Katie is confused. Shane is a bully. Devan is in love. This novel got me emotional at some parts. -Has one friend. : Egghead: A Novel (): Caroline Pignat: Books. Egghead and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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Jul 31, Neill Smith rated it it was amazing. And he also starts to hate Shane for the cruel things he does.

English Choose a language for shopping. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Grade 7—10—Ninth-grader Will Reid, obsessed with ants and the science fair, wears a turtleneck dickie under his shirts.

I thought the book was a good read, but my experience is that bullying is generally much more subtle and complex than this book allowed.

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This novel is capable to make a ccaroline. While the narration is well done, the storyline lacks anything new. Poor Will has to endure bullying because he is different.

LOrdtremorpredudeAryan44griffinelkfilipovicnathalielaurinKaethe eggheas, maxsearle. Feb 22, Beyond Words rated it it was amazing Shelves: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Devan is part of the bullying All throughout this, there was also humour slipped in, which allowed it to be a light and fun read, despite the serious topic. At the science fair, Devan was setting u Summary: Why can’t we have kids be bullied or social outcasts without some tragic backstory?

Aug 09, Sabrina rated it it was amazing. I did it as a class book thing and I would be annoyed when we’d have to stop and do the questions.


All of this was from what I remember last year in by the way. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This is a great book for teaching pignatt that everyone has some kind of yb going on in their lives that we may not know about and thus, it is important to always be kind.

He just sees the light. But Devon’s story is real. Devan starts fancying Katie because she stands up for Will. AmandaCharland Jan 8, A boy who is different form everyone else While there was depth to the characters, the bullying situations were very violent and very public, and I do not think that this level of outright bullying would be overlooked or minimalized to cariline extent it was by parents and teachers in the book.

Apr 19, Stefanie Geryk rated it really liked it. I would carolien this book to anyone that is in highschool and having a rough time in highschool or to lignat that wants a good interesting read.

He is a perfect target for Shane. Customers who bought this item also bought. This would have then become a more relatable story. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Unlike other attempts at tackling this difficult and unfortunately all too common occurrence, it isn’t exaggerated, nor unrealistic.

When one particular prank goes haywire, Will ends up in a coma. Thogh the ending was a little un-clear to me and just some-what sad to me thus, wanting there to be a sequel but NOPE no sequel! Recently added by LOrdtremorpredudeAryan44griffinelkfilipovicnathalielaurinKaethemaxsearle. One bully goes from bully to bystander to helping out for no apparent reason. Aug 28, Momo rated it really liked it Shelves: Katie defends Will but it was difficult for Katie because Shane on messing with Will.


They abandon him, but he doesn’t care because he feels good about it. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Return to Book Page.

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Its told in each of the three kids perspectives which I liked, I particularly thought the Devan friends of the bully initially was really well done. It demonstraits how you should stick up to bullies and help your friends in their time of need. His only friend is Katie, a girl he has known since elementary school. The reader sees Devan go from bully to bystander, and eventually to upstander. Recommendations I think that all ages from 8 to 12 should read this book because it shows you not to be A bully or a bystander and to stand up to bullies or else someone could be emotionally or physically hurt.

AmandaCharland Jan 8, I loved the format with the opening poems of each chapter. More young people should read this!

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Preview — Egghead by Caroline Pignat. And Katie’s insecurities are perfect Devan doesn’t tell him that he thinks bully other kids is wrong, so he just stands there watching him because he knows Shane gets abused at home. When Katie sees the mess, she sees Devan and immediately thinks he was the culprit.