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Tradition

Brendan Kiely

**A timely high school drama that explores the dangerous implications of rape culture and toxic masculinity. A perfect young adult book for fans of 13 Reasons Why, Cruel Intentions, The Nowhere Girls and Riverdale**

Tradition is a startling portrait of privilege and rape culture, but it is also ultimately a book about resistance and hope, the power of friendship to embolden our integrity, and the courage to do the right thing even when everyone else seems to be doing wrong - Amy Reed, author of The Nowhere Girls

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Powerful. Privileged. Popular.

The students at Fullbrook Academy are the elite of the elite, famous for their glamour and excess. Their traditions are sacred. But they can hide dark and dangerous secrets.

Jules is in her senior year with one goal: to get out and start her life at college.

Jamie is a sports star on a scholarship; Fullbrook is his chance to escape his past.

After a school party ends in disaster, the two of them discover a terrible truth. Can the two of them stand together against Fulbrook's most toxic traditions?

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Tradition is a deeply felt, powerful, devastating and, ultimately, hopeful look at toxic rape culture and its destructive effects. - Nicola Yoon, author of Everything, Everything

Biography

Brendan Kiely is the New York Times bestselling author of All American Boys (with Jason Reynolds), The Last True Love Story, and The Gospel of Winter. His work has been published in ten languages, received a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, the Walter Dean Myers Award, the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award, was twice awarded Best Fiction for Young Adults (2015, 2017) by the American Library Association, and was a Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014. Originally from the Boston area, he now lives with his wife in New York City.