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Author Kiely, Brendan, 1977- author.

Title Tradition / Brendan Kiely.

Publication Info. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2018]

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Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Teen  TEEN FICTION KIELY    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Teen  TEEN KIE    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Teen  TEEN KIELY    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Young Adult New  YA KIELY    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Young Adult Fiction  YA-KIE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Young Adult  YA FIC KIELY, B    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Teen  REALISTIC YA KIELY    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Young Adult  YA FIC KIELY    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Teen  TEEN KIELY, BRENDAN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Teen  YA KIELY BRENDAN    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description 339 pages ; 22 cm
Note Cover: "Tradition ... is not an excuse."
Summary Prestigious. Powerful. Privileged. This is Fullbrook Academy, an elite prep school where history looms in the leafy branches over its brick walkways. But some traditions upheld in its hallowed halls are profoundly dangerous. Jules Devereux just wants to keep her head down, avoid distractions, and get into the right college, so she can leave Fullbrook and its old-boy social codes behind. She wants freedom, but ex-boyfriends and ex-best friends are determined to keep her in place. Jamie Baxter feels like an imposter at Fullbrook, but the hockey scholarship that got him in has given him a chance to escape his past and fulfill the dreams of his parents and coaches, whose mantra rings in his ears: Don’t disappoint us. When Jamie and Jules meet, they recognize in each other a similar instinct for survival, but at a school where girls in the student handbook are rated by their looks, athletes stack hockey pucks in dorm room windows like notches on a bedpost, and school-sponsored dances push first year girls out into the night with senior boys, the stakes for safe sex, real love, and true friendship couldn’t be higher. As Jules and Jamie’s lives intertwine, and the pressures to play by the rules and remain silent about the school’s secrets intensify, they see Fullbrook for what it really is. That tradition, a word Fullbrook hides behind, can be ugly, even violent. Ultimately, Jules and Jamie are faced with the difficult question: can they stand together against classmates—and an institution—who believe they can do no wrong?
Audience Ages 14 up.
Subject Conduct of life -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Wealth -- Fiction.
Rape -- Fiction.
Sexism -- Fiction.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
High schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Wealth -- Juvenile fiction.
Rape -- Juvenile fiction.
Sexism -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Fiction.
Preparatory schools -- Fiction.
Wealth -- Fiction.
Rape -- Fiction.
Sexism -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Young adult fiction.
ISBN 9781481480345 (hardcover)
1481480340 (hardcover)
9781481480352 (trade pbk.)
1481480359 (trade pbk.)
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