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Everybody Sees the Ants - A.S. King
Everybody Sees the Ants
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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... show more
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.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B004QZ9P8S
Pages no: 289
Edition language: English
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RedT Reads Randomly
RedT Reads Randomly rated it
4.0 This is how I pictured Nader at seven.
when Lucky Linderman was seven, Nader McMillan followed him into the restroom at a family restaurant and peed on his shoes. Then Nader McMillan went out to tell the manager that a boy had just peed all over the restroom floor. The restaurant manager went to get Lucky's father and came in to ber...
NerdyBirdie
NerdyBirdie rated it
5.0 Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King
Hi guys, I hope you all are having a great day! This is my review to Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King. This is also a standalone novel. :) 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...
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