"... an outstanding first novel" KIRKUS REVIEWS
"... A powerful, complex, skillfully written novel that even the most reluctant reader will find accessible." BOOKLIST
"With painfully immediate accounts of daily humiliations and power plays, Adoff sets a time bomb ticking . . . Readers wil be swept into this high-stakes drama of the high school underbelly."
HORN BOOK MAGAZINE
"...Adoff pulls off a young adult page-turner with literary ease." SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL