Why Won't You Love Me?!
by Pete Nicely
Pete Nicely has been waiting for a student like Charlie Novela. Charlie reads for pleasure, brushes off bullies and likes dumb jokes. But in the aftermath of Columbine, Charlie goes too far. “If things get bad,” Charlie says, “I’ll put on a trench coat and take care of things.” Now Pete has two choices. He can report Charlie or he can help the kid himself. But he has to do something.