Burn

By Heath Gibson
(Flux, Paperback, 9780738730950, 251pp.)

Publication Date: August 2012

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"The best thing to do for someone who thinks he's lost his whole life is to make him feel like it's been given back to him.

That's why I can do this. Fire can fix it."

William Tucker always does the right thing. He excels at high school, works at the grocery store, passes out bulletins at his father's church, and still finds time to fight fires as the newest volunteer firefighter in Coosa Creek, Alabama.

But no matter how many good deeds William does, it never seems like enough. So when his father's expectations and the community's hypocrisy become too much to bear, William's obsession with doing good transforms into something far more dangerous.

"Gibson pens authentic Southern, small-town teenspeak and settings that add fuel to the fires (so to speak) of William's life. Compelling."--KIRKUS REVIEWS.




About the Author
A native Mississippian, Heath Gibson, discovered the joy of children's literature as an adult. Since falling in love with the genre, he has used the unique landscape, people, and voices of the South to fuel his writing. He holds an MFA in children's literature from Hollins University, a bachelor's degree in communication from Mississippi State University, and a degree in English education from the University of Southern Mississippi. Currently, Gibson teaches English at a high school in Atlanta. He is the author of Gigged and Burn, both published by Flux. Visit him online at HeathGibson.com.
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