Brock

A Novel

By Anthony McGowan (Author)

Series Everyone Can Be a Reader (Hard Truths)

Price$9.99

Pub Date 4/2/2024

ISBN 9781454954774

Format Paperback

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OVERVIEW
The first book in the powerful, authentic young adult book series Everyone Can Be a Reader (Hard Truths), expertly designed to engage reluctant readers and provide an accessible reading experience for all.

Life’s not easy for Nicky. His mother is gone, his dad’s out on bail, and his older brother, Kenny, needs looking after like a little kid. When Kenny drags Nicky out of bed one dark morning, Nicky has no idea that he is about to witness a terrible act of destruction, and the senseless killing of an innocent animal. But Nicky manages to save something precious from the disaster, and his and Kenny’s lives are changed forever . . .

Perfect for anyone seeking gritty, realistic books for teen boys, the Everyone Can Be a Reader (Hard Truths) hi-lo book series presents accessible coming-of-age tales in an easy-to-read style. Union Square & Co.'s EVERYONE CAN BE A READER books utilize dyslexia reading tools like specialized fonts and paper tones, and are carefully formatted to meet readers where they are with engaging stories that encourage reading success across a wide range of age and interest levels.
PRAISE
“Natural dialogue and short, fast-paced chapters will sustain readers’ interest. An absorbing read.”—Kirkus -

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)

Anthony McGowan is the author of many critically acclaimed YA novels, including HellbentHenry Tumour, and The Knife That Killed Me. His Rook was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, and judges described the 2020 Carnegie Medal winner Lark as “a standalone masterpiece.” He lives in England.

Title Details

Pages 136 pages, all in 2-color

Trim 5.12 x 7.75 x 0 Inches

Territories US/Can/Philippines

Category Young Adult

Age Range 13 and up

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