Title: Gifted School, The
Authors: Holsinger, Bruce
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 450
Year: 2019
Language: English
Description: With the announcement of the opening of a school for exceptional learners, the affluent community of Crystal, Colorado, moves in to high gear. The knives are out - figuratively speaking of course - but it is child pitted against child, adult against adult, to secure one of the limited places.

Narrated through the experiences of four families who had until now enjoyed well established friendships, this is an astute and entertaining story of ambition and competition and answers the question: Just how far would you go in the pursuit of advantage for your child?

Comments from BDS Reviewers:

"This is a gripping book and really makes one think."

"It rings true and is fast moving. I enjoyed it."

"The characters are well-drawn and interesting. The reader becomes absorbed in their lives."

"The concept of a gifted school and its pros and cons in a community is interesting and thought-provoking."

"This book would be excellent for discussion and would be suitable for all readers."

"A compelling and thought-inducing book about parenting in this modern age."

"The many characters were well-written and scarily believable."

"This is a great book for discussion. Oh the pressures on kids today."

Categories: Fiction, Contemporary, Culture/Ethnic/Racial, Grief/loss, Human Rights, Morals/Ethics, Relationships, Social commentary/perspectives, USA, America, 2022 Titles - Coming Soon


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