Boy Bites Bug (Hardcover)

By Rebecca Petruck

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419721410, 272pp.

Publication Date: May 8, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/11/2019)

List Price: 16.99*
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About the Author

Rebecca Petruck worked at Condé Nast in marketing before returning to school to earn an MFA in creative writing. She lives in Creston, North Carolina.


Praise For Boy Bites Bug

**STARRED REVIEW**
"A tale that is funny, perceptive, and topical in more ways than one."

— Booklist

"The straightforward and uncluttered style will please lovers of the “Wimpy Kid” series . . . A sure bet for reluctant readers, pranksters, and budding entomophagists (bug-eaters).?"

— School Library Journal

"Petruck successfully weaves such important themes as bias, solidarity, and coming to recognize one's own privilege and prejudice together, delivering them in a plot that is so very middle school (bugs! sports!) that it will hopefully appeal to a broad audience who might not otherwise choose to read about these crucial topics. An admirable feat that entertains even as it instructs."

— Kirkus Reviews