Dinosaur Boy

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Product Details

Price
$12.99
Publisher
Sourcebooks Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
6.1 X 8.1 X 0.8 inches | 0.79 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781492605379

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About the Author

CORY PUTMAN OAKES was born in Switzerland and grew up in California. She graduated from UCLA and Cornell Law. Since then, she's been an associate at a big law firm, taught at Texas State University, and written several books. Cory lives in Austin, Texas, with husband and daughter. Visit Cory's website at corypoakes.com.

Reviews

"Credible characters and real-life issues like bullying, appreciating differences, and being true to oneself keep Oakes's (The Veil) series kickoff grounded...Oakes draws on everything from the dubiousness of zero-tolerance bullying policies (especially when they're being used to ship students to Jupiter) to the importance of tolerance and the injustice of discrimination to create a story with unexpected depth" - Publishers Weekly
"An entertaining barrel ride past sheaves of middle-grade themes from bullying to racial identity." - Kirkus
"Oakes emphasizes the effects of bullying and peer pressure. There are also plenty of fun science and sci-fi ideas woven throughout. The trim size and plot-driven pacing make this an ideal recommendation for reluctant readers...A fun and funny read with layers of deeper issues" - School Library Journal
"A rollicking, action-packed read...a deceptively layered take on middle-grade social dynamics that will have your young reader appreciating Oakes' storytelling twists and turns as much as her lessons about acceptance" - Austin American-Statesman
"A fun mix of school drama, science fiction, and humor, the story explores the daily hassles of living as part dinosaur, along with the real pain of bullying." - Booklist