Book - 2012
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"Blood spurts; entrails drag; body parts shed; hearts (living ones throb) - it's all good, gory fun."*

The day of the ski trip, when the bus pulls up at a roadside restaurant, everyone gets off and heads in for lunch. Everyone, that is, except the new girl, Bobby, who stays behind with Smitty, the class bad boy.

Then hours pass. As the snow piles up and darkness falls, Bobby and Smitty begin to worry. Until they finally see the other kids heading back.

But they've changed. And not in a good way. Yeah, they're zombies. And the doors to the bus are all that stand between Bobby and Smitty becoming their next meal!

The chill of The Shining , the thrill ride of Speed , the humor of Shaun of the Dead , and the angst of The Breakfast Club ! It's a bloody mad mash-up, a school-trip splatter-fest, a funny, gory, frighteningly good debut!

Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., c2012
ISBN: 9780545381895
Branch Call Number: FIC McKay
Characteristics: 263 p.


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green_crab_249 Mar 16, 2016

I've only watched zombie movies but this book gives a whole new take on zombie's it's interesting and the romance of the story is brief not the corny romance and zombie book, over all this is one of my favorite books by Kristy McKay.

Aug 06, 2015

I personally really liked the book, that may also be because I've been switched to a very bland life-style, but nonetheless, it was humorous, easy to read, and... slight romance. Very slight, but I liked that it was only a dash. Very happy to have gotten the second book to read c:

Aug 28, 2014

I think this book is really good. Bobby and Smitty are pretty brave to be battling those zombies. This is a very adventurous book, and this is a must-read!

Green_Hummingbird_21 May 19, 2013

Ehhh... The concept of the story was good, but there were so many loose ends that shouldn't be there. I mean, the whole thing with Alice and Pete having different opinions of what had happened? Yeah, they made a big deal about it, but all of a sudden it was never brought up again. The plot line felt a little choppy. Apart from that, though, it was an okay book.

Mar 20, 2013

Blah. Lame story, and boring characters.


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Aug 26, 2014

Alice, Pete and their classmates come back from a ski trip. on the way back they stop for some food. Everyone gets out except Alice and Pete. Then all of their class mates including their driver and teacher gets turned into zombies. Now Alice and Pete must find a way to stop them. To "unzombie" them.

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