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Hero-Type

by Barry Lyga

eBook

Everyone is treating Kevin as a hero. He was in the right place and the right time and he saved a girl from being murdered. Only Kevin knows though, why he was able to save her. Things get even more complicated when Kevin is seen removing two patriotic “Support the Troops" ribbons from his car bumper. Now the town that lauded him as a hero turns on him, calling him unpatriotic. Kevin, who hadn't thought much about it up to then, becomes politcially engaged, suddenly questioning what exactly supporting the troops or even saying the pledge of allegiance every day means.


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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 5, 2011

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780547348773
  • Release date: May 5, 2011

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780547348773
  • File size: 437 KB
  • Release date: January 18, 2009

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:4.3
Lexile® Measure:670
Interest Level:9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty:3

Everyone is treating Kevin as a hero. He was in the right place and the right time and he saved a girl from being murdered. Only Kevin knows though, why he was able to save her. Things get even more complicated when Kevin is seen removing two patriotic “Support the Troops" ribbons from his car bumper. Now the town that lauded him as a hero turns on him, calling him unpatriotic. Kevin, who hadn't thought much about it up to then, becomes politcially engaged, suddenly questioning what exactly supporting the troops or even saying the pledge of allegiance every day means.


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