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My Chemical Mountain

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My Chemical Mountain

Rocked by his father's recent death and his mother's sudden compulsion to overeat, Jason lashes out by breaking into the abandoned mills and factories that plague his run-down town. Always by his side are his two best friends, Charlie, a fearless thrill junkie, and Cornpup, a geek inventor whose back is covered with cysts. The boys rage against the noxious pollution that suffocates their town and despise those responsible for it; at the same time, they embrace the danger of their industrial wasteland and boast about living on the edge. 

Then on a night the boys vandalize one of the mills, Jason makes a costly mistake--and unwittingly becomes a catalyst for change. In a town like his, change should be a good thing. There's only one problem: change is what Jason fears most of all.

My Chemical Mountain
by Corina Vacco

  • Publication Date: June 11, 2013
  • Genres: Young Adult 14+
  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN-10: 0385742428
  • ISBN-13: 9780385742429