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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake County Library District. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake County Main Library - Lakeview. (Show preferred library)

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Summary:

"A distinctive new voice: Rex Ogle's story of starting middle school on the free lunch program is timely, heartbreaking, and true. Free Lunch is the story of Rex Ogle's first semester in sixth grade. Rex and his baby brother often went hungry, wore secondhand clothes, and were short of school supplies, and Rex was on his school's free lunch program. Grounded in the immediacy of physical hunger and the humiliation of having to announce it every day in the school lunch line, Rex's is a compelling story of a more profound hunger -- that of a child for his parents' love and care. Compulsively readable, beautifully crafted, and authentically told with the voice and point of view of a 6th-grade kid, Free Lunch is a remarkable debut by a gifted storyteller"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview YA OGLE (Text) 37620000947533 New Young Adult Book System_Only_3months 07/10/2020 Available -
Athena Public Library JUV OGL (Text) 37813000179526 Juvenile Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/25/2020 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande YA 362.709 Ogl (Text) 35178001792442 Young Adult Book Branch_Only_3months 01/22/2020 Available -
Hood River County Library J 921 OGLE (Text) 33892100660548 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 02/12/2020 Available -
Pendleton Public Library X 921 Og5 (Text) 37801000650752 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 10/16/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781324003601
  • ISBN: 132400360X
  • Physical Description: 206 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W. W. Norton & Company, [2019]

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Summary, etc.:
"A distinctive new voice: Rex Ogle's story of starting middle school on the free lunch program is timely, heartbreaking, and true. Free Lunch is the story of Rex Ogle's first semester in sixth grade. Rex and his baby brother often went hungry, wore secondhand clothes, and were short of school supplies, and Rex was on his school's free lunch program. Grounded in the immediacy of physical hunger and the humiliation of having to announce it every day in the school lunch line, Rex's is a compelling story of a more profound hunger -- that of a child for his parents' love and care. Compulsively readable, beautifully crafted, and authentically told with the voice and point of view of a 6th-grade kid, Free Lunch is a remarkable debut by a gifted storyteller"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 11-14.
Subject: Ogle, Rex > Childhood and youth > Juvenile literature.
Poor children > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Hunger > Juvenile literature.
School children > Food > Juvenile literature.
Middle school students > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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