The Scar Boys

The Scar Boys

Len Vlahos

taking part in in a punk rock band brings peace to a bullied teenager in Len Vlahos's debut novel.

A critically burned youngster. A guitar. Punk rock. The chords of a rock 'n' roll highway journey in a coming-of-age novel that could be a must-read tale approximately discovering your home within the world...even should you hold scars in and out.

In trying to describe himself in his collage software essay--help us to turn into accustomed to you past your classes, grades, and try scores--Harbinger (Harry) Jones is going means past the 250-word restrict and offers a whole account of his lifestyles.

The first defining second: the day the local goons tied him to a tree in the course of a lightning hurricane while he used to be eight years outdated, and the tree was once struck and stuck hearth. Harry used to be badly burned and has needed to reside with the actual and emotional scars, reactions from strangers, bullying, and loneliness that immediately grew to become his daily fact.

The moment defining second: the day in eighth grade while the good-looking, charismatic Johnny rescued him from the bullies after which made the startling advice that they begin a band jointly. Harry found that taking part in track transported him out of his nightmare of a global, and he eventually had whatever that forced humans to appear past his actual visual appeal. Harry's description of his existence in his essay is either funny and heart-wrenching. He had a steeper highway to climb than the typical child, yet he finally ends up studying whatever approximately own energy, friendship, past love, and the way to slot in the realm. whereas he is in retrospect on the moments that experience formed his lifestyles, so much of this tale happens whereas Harry is in highschool and the summer time after he graduates.

Also on hand in hardcover (ISBN 978-1-60684-439-7) and digital e-book layout (ISBN 978-1-60684-440-3)

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