In this boldly original novel that received six starred reviews, Printz
Honor recipient A.S. King delivers a powerful message about taking a stand against the shrapnel life throws at you. fifteen-year-old Lucky Linderman has been the target of Nader McMillan's relentless bullying for as long as he can remember. But in his dreams he
escapes to the war-ridden jungles of Laos, where his grandfather, who never came home from the Vietnam war, is still trapped. There, Lucky can be a real man and maybe even a hero. But how long can
he hide in his dreams before reality pushes its way inside?