The Last Invisible Boy

By Evan Kuhlman; J. P. Coovert (Illustrator)
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781416957973, 240pp.)

Publication Date: October 21, 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

MY NAME IS FINN GARRETT AND THIS IS MY STORY.

I don't want to give anything away, so I'll tell you what you could probably guess from looking at the cover and flipping through the book.

1. It's about an invisible boy. Obviously. That's me. Actually, I'm not totally invisible. Yet. But I'm getting there.

2. There are a bunch of my drawings.

3. There are some really funny, really happy moments.

4. Just so you know, there are also some sad moments.

5. Everything in here is the truth. So if you like stories about true things, you might like this book.

That's all I'm going to tell you. All the stuff about my dad and my mom and my brother Derek and my friend Meli and whether or not I actually turn invisible or become completely visible again or figure out how to use my invisibility for the good of all mankind or just disappear altogether, you're going to have to read to find out.

So, let's get started. Just remember: This is my story, and anything can happen.




About the Author

Evan Kuhlman is the author of Brother from a Box, the critically acclaimed The Last Invisible Boy, and the critically acclaimed novel for adults Wolf Boy. He lives in Ohio. Visit him at EvanKuhlman.com.




Praise For The Last Invisible Boy

"The Last Invisible Boy is at turns heartbreaking and uplifting...A gutsy book that will stay with me a long time." -- Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

"The Last Invisible Boy may be written as a journal, but it's no blog. Protagonist Finn isn't writing for an audience -- he's writing to a friend. Sad, funny, and sincere." -- Hope Larson, Eisner Award-winning creator of Chiggers

"If you're looking for a tender, redemptive story told by a fierce, fragile protagonist, meet Finn Garrett, the Last Invisible Boy. You'll love him." -- Susan Patron, author of the Newbery Medal-winning The Higher Power of Lucky

* “This illustrated novel, reminiscent in style of Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid, is sure to have huge appeal.” -SLJ, *STAR

* “Precise in his metaphors and his characterizations, Kuhlman delivers a study in coping with loss that middle-schoolers will want to absorb and empathize with.” -Publishers Weekly, *STAR

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