Off Target: The Path You Choose – #1 Preview
You are new in town and it’s your first day at a new school. Your neighbor, Trevor introduces you to a new group of three boys and two girls.
Right away you notice that Eric, one of the guys in the group, is being bullied at school. When you go to Eric’s house with your new group of friends, he shows the group a fully loaded handgun that is left in his mother’s nightstand.
You are faced with some hard choices when someone suggests that Eric should take the gun to school.
What should you do? It’s time to choose a path:
If you’re worried that Eric will take the gun to school–continue on page 7
If you decide to take the gun to prevent anyone from being hurt–continue on page 9
If you leave the house with the others and plan to come back for target practice the next day–continue on page 10Off Target on Amazon
What People are Saying
Jill Ammon Vanderwood has dealt with a controversial topic in a way that makes sense to teenagers; the mark of a talented YA author!Louanne Piccolo
With thirteen possible endings, all of which teach some important lessons about the relationship between young Americans and guns, this is an accomplished work which is socially conscious and also interesting for middle grade students and up to read.K. C. Finn
Jill Ammon Vanderwood’s interactive social issues book for young adults and preteens, Off Target: The Path You Choose #1, is a stark and realistic workbook designed to help kids figure out what to do when the unthinkable occurs. This book may save lives — it’s that good. Off Target: The Path You Choose #1 is most highly recommended.Jack Magnus