The author of the powerful "Give a Boy a Gun" again focuses on an important social issue as he tells a thought-provoking, heart-wrenching story of young lives lost to the streets, and of a society that has forgotten how to care.
Todd Strasser is the author of many award-winning YA novels, including
Give a Boy a Gun,
Boot Camp, and
Fallout, which the
New York Times called “superb entertainment...and gripping suspense.” His novel,
Price of Duty, received uniformly enthusiastic reviews including a starred review from
School Library Journal called it “highly recommended,” and it was a 2018 New York Public Library Best Book for Teens. Todd has also written for
The New Yorker,
The New York
Times. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages, and several have been adapted for TV and film, including
The Wave, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and
Drive Me Crazy, based on his novel,
How I Created My Perfect Prom Date. Visit him at ToddStrasser.com.