Based on an actual crime in 1955, this YA novel is at once a mystery and a coming-of-age story. The brutal murder of two teenage girls on the last day of Nora Cunninghamas junior year in high school throws Nora into turmoil. Her certaintiesafriendships, religion, her prudence, her resolve to find a boyfriend taller than she isaare shaken or cast off altogether. Most people in Elmgrove, Maryland, share the comforting conviction that Buddy Novak, who had every reason to want his ex-girlfriend dead, is responsible for the killings. Nora agrees at first, then begins to doubt Buddyas guilt, and finally comes to believe him innocentathe lone dissenting voice in Elmgrove. Told from several different perspectives, including that of the murderer, Mister Deathas Blue-Eyed Girls is a suspenseful page-turner with a powerful human drama at its core.He knows it by heart: Buffalo Billa#39;s defunct who used to ride a watersmooth-silver stallion and break onetwothreefourfive pigeonsjustlikethat Jesus he was a handsome man and what i want to know is how do you like your blueeyed boy Misteranbsp;...
|Title||:||Mister Death's Blue-Eyed Girls|
|Author||:||Mary Downing Hahn|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2012-04-17|