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(My Time as Caz Hazard)
Spanish Ages 12+
Pages: 144
Themes: Suicide, special education, bullying
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/05/2012
Fry Reading Level: 3.1
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Caz tuvo una muy buena razón para darle un puñetazo en la cara a su novio, pero aun así es expulsada. En su nueva escuela le dicen que es disléxica y que estará en el salón de educación especial. Caz trata de integrarse y de sobrellevar las burlas y el abuso con que otros jóvenes tratan a los estudiantes de su grupo. Mientras tanto, su amistad con Amanda la lleva a nuevos territorios: a faltar a la escuela y a robar. Como a todo eso se suma la inminente separación de sus padres, su vida simplemente se está saliendo de control.
Caz thinks she has a pretty good reason when she punches her boyfriend in the face, but she gets expelled anyway. Moving to a new school, she is told she is dyslexic and sent to special education classes. Caz tries to fit in and get by while suffering the taunts and abuse that others throw at the students in her class. Her friendship with Amanda leads her into new territory—shoplifting and skipping school. Coupled with her parents' impending separation, her life is spiraling out of control.

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