My Chemical Mountain

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   Rocked by his father's recent death and his mother's sudden compulsion to overeat, Jason lashes out by breaking into the abandoned mills and factories that plague his run-down town. Always by his side are his two best friends, Charlie, a fearless thrill junkie, and Cornpup, a geek inventor whose back is covered with cysts. The boys rage against the noxious pollution that suffocates their town and despise those responsible for it; at the same time, they embrace the danger of their industrial wasteland and boast about living on the edge. 

   Then on a night the boys vandalize one of the mills,  Jason makes a costly mistake--and unwittingly becomes a catalyst for change. In a town like his, change should be a good thing. There's only one problem: change is what Jason fears most of all.
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About the author

CORINA VACCO makes her writing debut with My Chemical Mountain.
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Publisher
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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Published on
Jun 11, 2013
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9780307975041
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Family / Parents
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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