Blood On My Hands by Todd Strasser

Genre:  Realistic Fiction/Mystery

# of Pages:  274

RAC Book:  Yes

Cally is horrified when she finds her best friend’s body bloody and unresponsive at a party.  She tries to find signs of life, but only comes to the shocking realization that she has been stabbed to death.  To make matters worse, some other students see her with the body and take her picture holding the murder weapon.  Feeling like she has no other choice, Cally runs for her life and hopes she can find some evidence that can prove her innocence.

Todd Strasser has written many books that students can identify with and this one is no exception.  Touching on themes such as bullying, dating, domestic violence, and deployment this book faces several tough issues head on.  At the same time, Cally is trying to piece together what actually happened that fateful night and wonders how she can escape the same terrible fate that befell her brother.  A very exciting read.

8 Responses to “Blood On My Hands by Todd Strasser”

  1. 1 jackie October 24, 2011 at 2:18 am

    it was a great book i loved it

  2. 2 lola November 29, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    i love the book but is here a film?

  3. 5 Junior Oriz December 13, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    I am a big fan of this book and hoping to become a story writer myself… Is there any advice on how I should start a story?… Im doing a story on two characters who are best friends who are having trouble holding on to life… They don’t look for trouble, trouble looks for them.

  4. 6 blood on my hands January 11, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    I loveddddd the book i really want to see the movie!

  5. 7 blood on my hands best friend January 11, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    this book was sooo scary ahhhhh omgggggg =O

  6. 8 Anonymous February 25, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    this book was awesome i loved it

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