Dread Locks by Neal Shusterman

dreadlocksPeter Baer is a rich, spoiled brat who is used to getting everything he wants. And right now what he wants is the new girl in school. Tara has moved here from England and everyone wants to get to know her. She is beautiful and her hair is in long, golden dreadlocks. She never takes off her sunglasses. She is a mystery. But those who get close to her come down with a mysterious illness. They start moving as if they weigh 2 tons, their skin and even their eyes turn a grayish color and they start eating dirt and kitty litter.

One morning, Peter finds Tara in his room. She wants him to be her boyfriend, her companion. Not for a few months or years. They will be together forever. Because is immortal and he will be too. But at what price?



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