In a Car Going Nowhere by Janice Daugharty
Approx. 4,790 words.
Published on June 23, 2010.
Lonliness and rejection switch Beebee from a cry-baby to a cold-hearted killer. After his parents divorced they gradually changed from fighting about who would get to keep Beebee to fighting about who would have to keep Beebee. Then his mother forgot his thirteenth birthday and something flipped on inside Beebee's head to ignite a deadly anger.