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In tackling school killings, her novel strikes a nerve

Some fault use of book to teach about violence

By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / February 23, 2007

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Best-selling author Jodi Picoult intended to spark debate about the causes of school violence when she gave advance copies of her novel about a mass school shooting to three schools, including one in her hometown of Hanover, N.H., and Newton South High School. (Full article: 847 words)

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