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Free lunch

Author: Rex Ogle
Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This is the author's story of starting middle school on the free lunch program. During the 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, this is a story of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Autobiographies
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Rex Ogle; Rex Ogle; Rex Ogle
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rex Ogle
ISBN: 9781324003601 132400360X 9780780466364 0780466365
OCLC Number: 1084341337
Awards: YALSA-ALA Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Winner, 2020
Target Audience: Ages: 11-14.
Description: 206 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Rex Ogle.

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Rex Ogle's story of starting Year 7 on the free lunch programme is timely, heart-breaking and true.  Read more...

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"This book highlights the reality of being poor in the US." -- Natasha Harding - The Sun "A memoir of Ogle's own childhood, this is a searing look at the lived experience of poverty in America, Read more...

 
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