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DIVST 100: Book Club Final Project Resources: A Murder Over a Girl

"The truth had already happened. Larry was dead. Brandon had killed him...why Brandon killed Larry was the unsettled question: What was his motive? What drove him to shoot a fellow student in front of his homeroom teacher and twenty-six of his peers?" - Ken Corbett, A Murder Over a Girl

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A Murder Over a Girl

Key Issues/Keywords

  • gender non-conformity
  • transgender identity
  • sexual identity
  • hate crimes
  • white supremacy / neo-nazism
  • toxic masculinity
  • charging juveniles as adults
  • gun violence
  • SB 777
  • bullying
  • racism
  • bi-racial identity

Library Resources: ebooks & films