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peer group Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about peer group
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“But when they want to file a complaint, they only get to hear that this is a minor case because they have no real evidence. It’s one word against the other. The desperate Niklas cannot expect any help against Karl from the police.”
Kirsten Boie
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Not Chicago, Not Here
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bulling
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“A realistic, and chilling, peer group: Megan’s friends hold “interventions” to keep one another in line over matters as trivial as hairstyle, and organize a “freedom of expression” protest when an older boy is arrested for streaking.”
Megan Tuw
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“Megan Tuw has always been popular. As a leader of her high school’s most cliquish group, she’s among the anointed girls who think nothing of ridiculing those who don’t fit in. ”
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“But Megan doesn’t know the first thing about Perdita, since she would never dream of talking to her. Only when the two girls are thrown together in detention does Megan begin to see Perdita as more than someone with an odd last name, as more than the school outcast. And slowly, Megan finds herself drawn into an almost-friendship.”
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Megan Tuw is popular. She has always been popular. Her friends are all popular. Megan and her friends keep others in their place. Perdita is not popular. She is the Freak. She is loathed in the school. Megan and her friends hate Perdita.
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He seeks respite from his troubles in the natural landscape around his Grandma’s house. But it’s like the landscape is also struggling with change and continuity.

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