by A. S. King
Little Brown 2011
Overburdened by his parents’ bickering and a bully’s attacks, fifteen-year-old Lucky Linderman begins dreaming of being with his grandfather, who went missing during the Vietnam War, but during a visit to Arizona, his aunt and uncle and their beautiful neighbor, Ginny, help him find a new perspective.
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Educator’s Guide from Little, Brown.
Related Activities & Curriculum Connections
Lexile: 710. Accelerated Reader: Level 4.2.
“A.S. King and C. J. Bott Talk About Bullying” (English Journal 2012). “But Does Everybody Love the Ants?” by Sara Couri (SLJ October 5, 2011). “Bullying = Torture? A.S. King and Everybody Sees the Ants” by Lyn Miller-Lachmann (TimesUnion.com, December 26, 2011). “How Paul Zindel Saved My Life” by A. S. King (Nerdy Book Club). “The Writer’s Middle Finger (How to Grow it, Groom it, Love it, and Stretch it)” by A.S. King (Backspace, 2009)
Other Books to Read
Books About Bullying from the Beverly Hills Public Library. Nerdfighter Book Recommendations: A Gift Giving Guide for Nerdfightastic Readers from John Green.