Erin Darwin Pizarro has spent thirteen years as a middle school English teacher, absorbing teenage angst and learning to think like a kid again. She has been writing since the third grade when her teacher inspired her with a poem about a tree.
The Goon Squad. Linden Darcy and her five best friends. High school. Good times. Bad times. Cute boys. A car fire. Three or four jerks. A near electrocution. Inordinate amounts of alcohol. A haunted school. Mixed tapes. A neighborhood riot. Profanity. Bitchiness. Competition. Revenge. And friendship. And who could forget the toilet paper?