Free Lunch

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Norton Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.5 X 0.7 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781324003601

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About the Author

Rex Ogle is the author of Free Lunch, recipient of the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. His original graphic novel series, Four Eyes, is based on the highs and lows of his middle-school years growing up in Texas. Under the pen name Rey Terciero, he authored Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy as well as Swan Lake: Quest for the Kingdoms. Before becoming a full-time writer, Rex worked as an editor in New York for many years and championed a number of licensed titles, including the New York Times bestsellers Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Secret Hero Society: Study Hall of Justice, and Neil Patrick Harris's The Magic Misfits. Rex now writes full time from his home in California. When he's not busy writing, Rex can be found hiking with his dog, playing Mario Kart with his friends, or reading a new favorite book. Learn more about Rex at rexogle.com.

Reviews

Outstanding, gracious writing and a clear eye for the penetrating truth. A mighty portrait of poverty amid cruelty and optimism.-- "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"
With candor and vivid detail, Ogle's debut captures the experience of chronic poverty in the United States...Ogle's emotional honesty pays off in the form of complex characterization and a bold, compassionate thesis.-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
Heart-wrenching, timely, and beautifully written, this is a powerful and urgent work.-- "School Library Journal (starred review)"
Ogle's engrossing narrative is rich in lived experience.-- "Booklist"