Everybody Sees the Ants

October 3, 2011|
Everybody Sees the Ants by A.s. King
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Lucky Linderman didn''t ask for his life. He didn''t ask his grandfather not to come home from the Vietnam War. He didn''t ask for a father who never got over it. He didn''t ask for a mother who keeps pretending their dysfunctional family is fine. And he didn''t ask to be the target of Nader McMillan''s relentless bullying, which has finally gone too far.

But Lucky has a secret--one that helps him wade through the daily mundane torture of his life. In his dreams, Lucky escapes to the war-ridden jungles of Laos--the prison his grandfather couldn''t escape--where Lucky can be a real man, an adventurer, and a hero. It''s dangerous and wild, and it''s a place where his life just might be worth living. But how long can Lucky keep hiding in his dreams before reality forces its way inside?

Michael L. Printz Honor recipient A.S. King''s smart, funny and boldly original writing shines in this powerful novel about learning to cope with the shrapnel life throws at you and taking a stand against it.
A.S. Kinghas been called “One of the best Y.A. writers working today by theNew York Times Book Reviewand a recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults.King is the author of novels including the 2020 Michael L. Printz Award-winningDig.,Glory O''Brien''s History of the Future,the ...
Title:Everybody Sees the Ants
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.75 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.75 X 1 in
Published:October 3, 2011
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Appropriate for ages:15
ISBN - 13:9780316129282

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