By: Sam Staley
This award-winning book follows the story of Maria
and her struggle to learn new ways of defending herself after she is targeted by a school gang.
Reviewers have said the "action is relentless" and a "real page turner."
Eighth graders in Minnesota told their teacher
"all teachers and staff [in their school] should be required to read Renegade...
because they feel that it explains a lot about why kids behave the way they do."