Zero Tolerance

 Emma’s Shelf


Author:  Claudia Mills
Publisher:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux ( BYR )                      

Pages:  240
Genre:  Middle Grade
Source:  Claudia Mills

Goodreads:  Seventh-grader Sierra Shepard has always been the perfect student, so when she sees that she accidentally brought her mother’s lunch bag to school, including a paring knife, she immediately turns in the knife at the school office. Much to her surprise, her beloved principal places her in in-school suspension and sets a hearing for her expulsion, citing the school’s ironclad no weapons policy. While there, Sierra spends time with Luke, a boy who’s known as a troublemaker, and discovers that he’s not the person she assumed he would be–and that the lines between good and bad aren’t as clear as she once thought. Claudia Mills brings another compelling school story to life with Zero Tolerance.


Ope’s Opinion:  First I would like to you to know what an awesome person  Claudia Mills is.  I sent her a request to read this book and she was generous enough to send me two of her books!  I am beginning to read books for my granddaughter and Claudia was very open to my idea.  

                                     This book was very well written.  It is definitely from a seventh grade girls perspective.  It was a very fast, enjoyable book. I thought the length of the chapters was perfect for a middle grade reader.  

                                 The characters were interesting and relatable.  I think a sequel to know where Sierra is now would be fun!  I am planning on putting this on Emma’s shelf until she is ready for me to read to it to her or for her to read herself.

                              As an adult this book kept my attention and made me want to read right to last page.


Rating:  Four Chairs – I like this book so much I know several friends to share it with.


                 FTC – Disclosure of Material Connection: 
      I received one copy of this book free of charge from
                                 Claudia Mills. 
            I was not required to write a positive review
                 in exchange for receipt of the book;
         rather the opinions expressed in this review are my own.
                                                       

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