Reality Boy
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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2013
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In this fearless portrayal of a boy on the edge, highly acclaimed Printz Honor author A.S. King explores the desperate reality of a former child "star" struggling to break free of his anger.

Gerald Faust started feeling angry even before his mother invited a reality TV crew into his five-year-old life. Twelve years later, he's still haunted by his rage-filled youth--which the entire world got to watch from every imaginable angle--and his anger issues have resulted in violent outbursts, zero friends, and clueless adults dumping him in the special education room at school. No one cares that Gerald has tried to learn to control himself; they're all just waiting for him to snap. And he's starting to feel dangerously close to doing just that...until he chooses to create possibilities for himself that he never knew he deserved.

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Street Date:
10/22/2013
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780316239943
ASIN:
B00BAXFBQO
Reading Level:
UG
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Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
620
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APA Citation (style guide)

A.S. King. (2013). Reality Boy. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

A.S. King. 2013. Reality Boy. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

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A.S. King, Reality Boy. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013.

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A.S. King. Reality Boy. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013. Web.

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Gerald Faust started feeling angry even before his mother invited a reality TV crew into his five-year-old life. Twelve years later, he's still haunted by his rage-filled youth--which the entire world got to watch from every imaginable angle--and his anger issues have resulted in violent outbursts, zero friends, and clueless adults dumping him in the special education room at school. No one cares that Gerald has tried to learn to control himself; they're all just waiting for him to snap. And he's starting to feel dangerously close to doing just that...until he chooses to create possibilities for himself that he never knew he deserved.

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