Buddha Boy (Paperback)

By Kathe Koja

Speak, 9780142402092, 117pp.

Publication Date: November 18, 2004

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Description

The kids at school call Jinsen Buddha Boy he wears oversize tie-dyed dragon T- shirts, shaves his head, and always seems to be smiling. He's clearly a freak. Then Justin is paired with him for a class project. As he gets to know Jinsen and his incredible artistic talent, Justin questions his own beliefs. But being friends with Buddha Boy isn t simple, especially when Justin realizes that he's going to have to take sides. What matters more: the high school social order or getting to know someone extraordinary?


About the Author

Kathe Koja is the author of a number of acclaimed novels for adults, as well as a growing list of books for teenagers, among them Buddha Boy, Blue Mirror, and the multiple award-winning straydog. She lives near Detroit, Michigan.


Praise For Buddha Boy

A compelling introduction to Buddhism and a credible portrait of how true friendship brings out the best in people. (Publishers Weekly, starred review)

A compelling tale of friendship and of finding oneÆs own inner strength. (VOYA)

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