Rats Saw God (Hardcover)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781442459762, 224pp.
Publication Date: March 5, 2013
Houston, sophomore year: Steve is on top of the world. He and his friends are the talk of the school. He’s in love with a terrific girl. He can even deal with “the astronaut”—a world-famous hero who happens to be his father.
San Diego, senior year: Steve is bummed out, drugged out, flunking out. A no-nonsense counselor says he can graduate if he writes a 100-page paper. So Steve starts writing, and as the paper becomes more and more personal, he reveals how a National Merit Scholar has become an under-achieving stoner. And in telling how he got to where he is, Steve discovers how to get to where he wants to be.
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Praise For Rats Saw God…
"Funny, smart, tough..."
-- Chris Crutcher
"Rob Thomas is like a house afire."
-- Paul Zindel