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Fiction Ages 12+
Pages: 144
Themes: con artist, sociopaths, crime, teen entitlement, danger, substance abuse
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 23/01/2018
Fry Reading Level: 3.9
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Jackson knows how to get what he wants. Whether it's sweet-talking his friends into buying lunch or convincing teachers to give him extensions, he feels entitled to take whatever he wants—even a day off school or a new pair of shoes. Now he's set his sights on Abby, a troubled girl fresh out of juvie who only has eyes for Bryce, the go-to dealer of a dangerous new drug called kryptonite.

Atlantic Books Today - April 9, 2018
"Kryptonite is a fun little read, much like sitting down to an edgy and gripping episode of Riverdale."
Resource Links - February 15, 2018
"The book maintains a nice pace and the writing is lively."

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CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens  | 2018 | Commended

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