Margaux with an X (Paperback)

By Ron Koertge

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763626792, 165pp.

Publication Date: August 8, 2006

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Description

"A meticulously crafted story of an unexpected friendship." -- THE HORN BOOK (starred review)

An American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults

A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age.


About the Author

Ron Koertge is the author of many prize-winning novels for teens, including STONER & SPAZ, winner of the PEN Literary Award, THE BRIMSTONE JOURNALS, winner of the Kentucky Bluegrass Award, and most recently, SHAKESPEARE BATS CLEANUP. "MARGAUX WITH AN X started as a short story, but the heroine wouldn't let me alone," he says. "A short story wasn't enough for her. Oh, no. She had a story to tell, and she wanted a whole novel to tell it in." Ron Koertge teaches in the MFA in Writing for Children program at Vermont College.
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