"Lyga’s fans will be rewarded by his authentic teen characters, his willingness to tackle tough issues, and, most importantly, his ability to encourage a dialogue that is crucial to democratic participation." — School Library Journal
What Makes a Hero?
Maybe it’s courage, the kind Kevin Ross (Kross to his friends) showed when he saved Leah Muldoon’s life.
Maybe it’s living with your own guilt so someone else doesn’t have to…
Maybe it’s the way Kross was in the right place at the right time…
Or the way he wouldn’t back down when everything that mattered to him was called into question.
Maybe it’s keeping your friends close–like the Council of Fools, a motley collection of goofballs and whacked-out teenage jesters–even when they don’t really understand you.
Or maybe it’s striving to do the right thing…
Available in bookstores now. You can order the book from all the usual suspects: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and, of course, your friendly neighborhood local independent bookstore.
Want to read an excerpt from the book? Chapter 1 is available for you to download and read.
Just right-click or control-click on the Download link below to download a PDF of Chapter 1. Mac OS X users can read it in Preview. Everyone else (that’s you, Windows and Mac OS 9 folks!) will need to download and install the free Adobe Reader if you haven’t already. (Never fear — you can grab the reader right here.)
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