Reviews for Bystander, by James Preller

tangle's review
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  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters centre-stage? Yes


Laura Ramsborg's review
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One of my students this past year ( a former reluctant reader) really liked this book. I read it based on his recommendation and also because its topic is bullying. The main character was likable and this story is very appropriate for a middle school audience. The end was a little too perfect--not all bullying stories have such a neat, happy we know from the recent news headlines.


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